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Meet the Board of Directors

The National Housing Trust Board of Directors includes representatives of all major interests in affordable housing preservation, including tenant advocates, affordable housing owners and managers, state housing agencies, national and regional nonprofit intermediaries, housing scholars and other housing professionals who care deeply about protecting our nation's irreplaceable affordable homes.

Marilyn Melkonian, President, Telesis Corporation

Board Chair

Laurel A. Blatchford, Senior Vice President, Solutions, Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.

Board Member

Elizabeth Chant, Principal Consultant, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation

Board Member

Anne Evens, Executive Director, Elevate Energy

Board Member

Matt Franklin, President, MidPen Housing Corporation

Board Member

Jane Graf, President/CEO, Mercy Housing, Inc.

Board Member  

Ron Grzywinski

Board Member

Ismael Guerrero, Executive Director, Denver Housing Authority

Board Member

Brian Hudson, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency

Board Member

Sara E. Johnson

Board Member

George Knox, Director of Non-Litigious Advocacy Programs, Florida International University College of Law

Board Member

Chrystal Kornegay, Undersecretary, Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development

Board Member

James L. Logue III, Great Lakes Capital Fund

Board Member

Mary Tingerthal, Executive Director, Minnesota Housing Finance Agency

Board Member