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NAHRO Leadership

2023-2025 BOARD OF GOVERNORS

National President

National Senior Vice President

George Guy

CEO / Executive Director
Fort Wayne Housing Authority

Sean Gilbert, PHM, SPHM

Executive Director
Tennessee Valley Housing Services

NATIONAL STANDING COMMITTEE VICE PRESIDENTS W/ PORTFOLIO

Budget and Administration

Duane Hopkins, CME

Chief Officer of Program and Finance Administration
Oakland Housing Authority

Commissioners

Renee Smith

Board Chairman
Ypsilanti Housing Commission

Community Revitalization and Development

Grace Stepter

Executive Director
City of Anaheim Housing Authority

Housing

Lanita Hillen, CMPO, TCS

Director of Housing Services
Housing Commission of Anne Arundel County

International Research and Global Exchange

Jeff du Manoir

General Manager, North America
NEC Software Solutions

Member Services

Shaunté Evans, PHM, MBA

Chief Executive Officer
Spartanburg Housing

Professional Development

David S. Gates, CS-PHM, CSO-PH, CME, CMPO

Executive Director
Housing Authority of the County of Lonoke

ADDITIONAL LEADERSHIP GROUPS

Board of Ethics and Credentialing Trustees

Business
Partners Council

Clif Martin, CME, CMPO, SPHM, PHM, NAHRO-Fellow

CEO and President
Clif Martin Enterprises LLC

Damon Duncan

Principal
Clesia Ventures, LLC

ADVISORY COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Committee

Housing America Advisory Committee

Tiffany Mangum

Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships
Fresno Housing Authority

Anna M. Judge, PHM

Director of Property Management
Dakota County Community Development Agency

Legislative Network

Small Agency Advisory Committee

Ivory Mathews

Executive Director/CEO
Home Forward

Denise Riley

Executive Director
Housing Authority of the County of Little River

Strategic Planning Advisory Committee

Jennifer Keogh

Vice President-Operations Affordable Housing
Progress Residential

Parliamentarian

Secretary/ Treasurer

Senghor Manns

President and CEO
Harrisburg Housing Authority

Mark Thiele, CS-PHM, CME, CMVO, NCC

Chief Executive Officer
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NATIONAL NAHRO PAST PRESIDENTS

2021-2023

2019-2021

2017-2019

Patricia S. Wells, MPA, CME, NAHRO Fellow

Executive Director
Oakland Housing Authority Oakland, CA

Sunny Shaw, CME, C-PHM, NAHRO-Fellow

Executive Director
Twin Falls and Jerome Housing Authorities

Carl S. Richie, Jr., NCC, NAHRO-Fellow

Chairman
Housing Authority of the City of Austin

NAHRO REGIONS

MIDDLE ATLANTIC REGIONAL COUNCIL

President

Gina Gibson, CME, TCS,CAM

Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Housing Commission of Anne Arundel County

2025 At-large

Paul Diggs, MPA

Executive Director/CEO
Chester County Housing

Past President

2027 At-large

Kathryn L. Walter

Executive Director
Housing Authority of the County of Beaver

Vernon Lawrence, PHM

Executive Director
Housing Authority of the Borough of Clementon

MOUNTAIN PLAINS REGIONAL COUNCIL

President

2027 At-large

Janice J. Kimball

CEO
Housing Connect

Dana Miller

Chief Financial Officer & Director of IT
Maiker Housing Partners, CO

Past President

2025 At-large

Lori Rosendahl

CEO/Executive Director
Foothills Regional Housing

Julie Brewen, PHM

CEO
Housing Catalyst

NEW ENGLAND REGIONAL COUNCIL

President

2025 At-large

Rhonda Mitchell, M.S

Executive Director
Housing Authority of the City of Newport

Betsey Soto

Executive Director, PHM, VEM
Vernon Housing Authority

Past President

2027 At-large

Randy Waters

Executive Director
Natick Housing Authority

Joseph D’Ascoli, PHM

Executive Director
Housing Authority of the Town of Manchester

NORTH CENTRAL REGIONAL COUNCIL

President

2025 At-large

Sharon L. Carlson, CME, SPHM, PHM, CRPBRA,CSO-PH, CSEC-PH

Executive Director
Belding Housing Commission

James Dewey

Executive Director
Port Huron Housing Commission

Past President

2027 At-large

Alan Zais, SPHM, PHM

Executive Director
Northern Illinois Regional Affordable Community Housing, Rockford, IL

Lee Talmage

Executive Director
Battle Creek Housing Commission

PACIFIC NORTHWEST REGIONAL COUNCIL

President

2027 At-large

Andrew Rodriguez

Executive Director
Nampa Housing Authority

Lori McGowan

Deputy Executive Director
Spokane Housing Authority

Past President

Jillian Patterson

Deputy Director
Boise City/Ada County Housing Authority

PACIFIC SOUTHWEST REGIONAL COUNCIL

President

2025 At-large

Christina Stokes-Johnson

Director, Real Estate Development
Fresno Housing Authority

Preston Prince, CME

CEO
Santa Clara Housing Authority

Past President

2027 At-large

Suket Dayal

Executive Vice President – Business Administration
San Diego Housing Commission

Sanford Riggs

Director of Operations
Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara

SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL COUNCIL

President

2025 At-large

Anthony Goodson Jr.

Chief Executive Officer
Housing Authority of the City of Goldsboro

Michael Wong

Executive Director
Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Past President

2027 At-large

Shaundra Clark, PHM, SPHM, NAHRO-Fellow

Executive Director
Housing Authority of the City of Tifton

James Cox

Chief Executive Officer
Greensboro Housing Authority

Presidential Appointee

Yvonda A. Bean

Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director
Columbia Housing

SOUTHWEST REGIONAL COUNCIL

President

2025 At-large

Milet Hopping, PHM

President/CEO
Housing Authority of the City of Waco

Bobby Collins Sr., CME, CMPO

Chief Executive Officer
Housing Authority of the City of Shreveport

Past President

Tonya Mabry, SHM, PHM

Tangipahoa Parish Government Section 8 Housing

2027 At-large

David P. Lange, PHM

Executive Director
Paragould Housing Authority

Presidential Appointee

Presidential Appointee

Michael Gerber

President & CEO
Housing Authority of the City of Austin

Richard Herrington Jr., CME, CMPO, NCC, PHM

NAHRO-Fellow

Housing and Development Law Institute Representative

Ricardo Gilmore

Attorney
Saxon Gilmore

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