NAHRO staff members are sometimes available to appear at events. They can speak on topics ranging from general NAHRO updates, updates on the latest Congressional activity, and new or emerging Executive Branch Policies impacting affordable housing and community development.
Below you will find criteria and necessary procedures to effectively make a request.
Meet the Speakers
Sunny Shaw CME, C-PHM, President
Adrianne Todman, CEO
Legislation, Advocacy and Congressional Relations
|Tess Hembree, Director, Congressional Relations Expertise: Housing Appropriations, Coalition Building, Housing Advocacy|
Policy and Program Development
|Georgi Banna, Director, Policy and Program Development Expertise: HUD Regulatory Compliance; PHA Policy Development; PHA Operations||Tushar Gurjal, Section 8 Policy Expertise: Housing Choice Voucher Program; Project-Based Voucher Program; Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing||Eric Oberdorfer, Public Housing Policy Expertise: Public Housing Program, Moving to Work Demonstration; Rental Assistance Demonstration|
Please send invitations for participation by completing and submitting the standard request form below.
Please use the form above to submit your request for President Sunny Shaw's participation.
Chief Executive Officer
The Chief Executive Officer, Adrianne Todman, is usually requested to deliver the keynote address or the Washington Update.
NAHRO Staff speak to their areas of specialty, usually at a concurrent or breakout session. Except in extraordinary circumstances, no more than one NAHRO staff person will be scheduled to attend a single conference.
EARLY REQUESTS ENCOURAGED
In order to assure fair consideration, we strongly encourage that requests are submitted at least 3 months in advance of the date of the event at which participation by NAHRO staff is requested. Please use the form below to request staff participation.
The host is expected to pay:
- ground transportation
- hotel accommodations.
The President would appreciate the host providing ground transportation to/from airport/hotel, if a convenient shuttle or cab is not available. Please note availability on the form.
Chief Executive Officer
NAHRO will pay airfare. It is NAHRO's preference that the host cover hotel accommodations.
The host is expected to pay hotel accommodations:
NAHRO will cover transportation on a case by case basis. Staff would appreciate the host providing ground transportation to/from airport/hotel, if a convenient shuttle or cab is unavailable.
PARTICIPATION BY WEBCAST
There will be occasions in which it is not possible for NAHRO staff to participate in an event. In this regard, please be advised that NAHRO now has the capability to conduct interactive webcasts. When a particular request cannot be accommodated, NAHRO may suggest participation by webcast.