PHADA's 2017 Annual Convention & Exhibition

Chicago IL

Apr 30 - May 3, 2017

PHADA’s 2017 Annual Convention & Exhibition will be held April 30 to May 3 at the Hilton Chicago, located in the downtown section of the “Windy City.” As always, the meeting will provide attendees important information and tools needed to run their agencies in increasingly challenging times.

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Ashley Lommers-Johnson

Executive Director, Everett Housing Authority

Bio: Has delivered spectacular results for PHAs as Director of the fifth largest Public Housing program, as Policy Director/MTW Coordinator, and as Executive Director. 1. Steered Baltimore’s Public Housing’s 86% occupancy in 2006 to 99.7% in 2010. Increased rent revenue by over 50%. 2. Negotiated and implemented King County Housing Authority’s MTW Agreement that netted KCHA millions in additional revenue with a highly innovative HCV block grant program. 3. More than tripled Everett Housing Authority’s net position from $42 million to $136 million in four years. Always innovative in maximizing individual and organizational potential by inspiring unimaginable outcomes.

David Morgan

Vice Chair, Sarasota housing authority

Jonathan Zimmerman

Policy Analyst, PHADA

Rick Leco

Managing partner, D&V/Mainsail

Saul Himelstein

President/CEO, The Inspection Group, Inc.

Dan Nackerman

Executive Director, Housing Authority of Salt Lake City

Erik Johnson

SR. Director of SPI, New Haven

Jim Armstrong

Policy Analyst, PHADA

Kim Longwell

Director of Housing Choice Voucher Program, Allegheny County Housing Authority

Tim Kaiser


Cindy White Overton

David Horne

Derek Messier

Gabrielle Van Horn

Jodie Elizabeth Jeffrey

José R. Alvarez

Martin Hurwitz

MaryAnn Russ

Megan Glasheen, Esq.

Mike LaRiccia

Patrick Hatch


Ray James

Scott Olson

Steven PonTell

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