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Board of Directors

Board Executive Committee

Robert Burns
Senior VP of Community Development
Washington, DC
Open Seat
Vice Chair
Will be filled by a current board member in February, 2018
Robert Dowling
Executive Director
Community Home Trust
Chapel Hill, NC
Jaimie Ross
President & CEO
Florida Housing Coalition
Tallahassee, FL

Board Members

Maria Benjamin
Director of Homeownership & BMR Housing
San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Housing & Community Development
San Francisco, CA
Lauren Counts
Sr. Director of Strategy
Capital Impact Partners
Washington, DC
Peter Elkowitz
Long Island Housing Partnership, Inc.
Hauppauge, NY
Sandy Fernandez
Senior Director, The Americas,
MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth
New York, NY
Diane Linn
Executive Director
Proud Ground
Portland, OR
Mardie Oakes
Executive Director
Hello Housing
San Francisco, CA
Melinda Pollack
Vice President
Enterprise Community Partners
Denver, CO
Christopher Ptomey
Senior Director, Government Relations
Habitat for Humanity International
Washington, DC
Brenda Torpy
Champlain Housing Trust
Burlington, VT
Sarita Turner
Director of Inclusive Communities
Institute for Sustainable Communities
Akilah Watkins-Butler
President and CEO
Center for Community Progress
Washington, DC
Jeff Yegian
Housing Division Manager
City of Boulder
Boulder, CO
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