Housing Washington 2015 | Oct 5-7 | Spokane, Wa

Speaker Biographies


Michele Norris
Michele Norris

Tuesday, October 6
Opening Keynote

Author; Host & Special Correspondent, NPR
Opening Keynote, Tuesday, October 6
Johann Hari
Johann Hari

Wednesday, October 7
Morning Keynote

Author & British Journalist
Morning Keynote, Wednesday, October 7
Barney Frank
Barney Frank

Wednesday, October 7
Closing Keynote

Former U.S. Congressman (MA-D; 1981-2012); Chairman, House Financial Services Committee (2007-2011)
Closing Keynote,
Wednesday, October 7


Holly Anderson
Asset Manager, Catholic Charities Housing Services of Yakima
Focus Session T8

Jon Barrett
Acting Executive Director, Idaho Rural Partnership
Focus Session T2

Bill Block
Regional Administrator, Region X, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development
Focus Session W1

David Bradley
Executive Director, National Community Action Foundation
Focus Session T9

Jim Brawner
President, Brawner & Company
Focus Session W6

Elly Bunzendahl
LEED AP BD+C, Homes, Senior Project Associate, O'Brien & Company
Lobby Talk #6 & Focus Session T8

Lynda Carey
Construction Consultant, Falkin Associates
Focus Session T8

Charlotte Davis
Executive Director, Rural Maryland Council
Focus Session T2

Joe Diehl
Executive Director, Northwest Indian Housing Association
Lobby Talk #5

Sue Edick
Executive Director, Northwest Association for Housing Affordability
Lobby Talk #9

Mark English
President, E&A Team, Inc.
Focus Session T3 & Lobby Talk #2

Mahnaz Eshetu
Executive Director, ReWA
Focus Session W2

Lance George
Director of Research & Information, Housing Assistance Council
Focus Session T7

Svenja Gudell
Chief Economist, Zillow
Focus Session W4

Linda Hall
Senior Associate, Loveall Price & Associates
Lobby Talk #3

Poppi Handy
AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Managing Director, Third Place Design Co-operative
Lobby Talk #6

Representative Jeff Holy
Washington State House of Representatives, 6th District
Focus Session W3

Derek Johnson
CPHC ®, LEED AP, Project Manager, Walsh Construction Co.
Focus Session W5

Mark Kantor
Founding Shareholder, Kantor Taylor Nelson Evatt & Decina PC
Focus Session T6

Tedd Kelleher
Senior Managing Director, Housing Assistance Unit, Washington State Department of Commerce
Focus Session T1 & Focus Session T4

Josh King
Chapter President, SCORE Spokane
Lobby Talk #7

Marty Kooistra
Executive Director, Housing and Development Consortium
Focus Session T5 & Focus Session W5

Richard Loo
Senior Housing Developer, Bellwether Housing
Focus Session W5

Rachael Myers
Executive Director, Washington Low Income Housing Alliance

Focus Session W3

Craig Nolte
Regional Manager, Community Development, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Focus Session T2

Paul Olsen
Assistant Director, LIHTC Asset Management, U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation
Focus Session T6

Representative Timm Ormsby
Washington State House of Representatives, 3rd District
Focus Session W3

Fred Peck
Executive Director, Spokane Housing Ventures
Lobby Talk #9

Faith Pettis
Partner, Pacifica Law Group
Focus Session T1

Paul Purcell
President, Beacon Development Group
Lobby Talk #1 & Lobby Talk #4

Dave Reddy
Principal, 360 Analytics
Focus Session W5

Representative Marcus Riccelli
Washington State House of Representatives, 3rd District
Focus Session W3

Kelly Rider
Policy Director, Housing Development Consortium
Focus Session T5

Ruben Rivera-Jackman
Senior Resident Services Manager, King County Housing Authority
Lobby Talk 8

Bill Rumpf
President, Mercy Housing Northwest
Focus Session W6

Kayla Schott-Bresler
Policy Manager, Housing Development Consortium
Focus Session T5

Lisa Vatske
Director, Multifamily Housing & Community Facilities, Washington State Housing Finance Commission
Focus Session T6 & Focus Session W6

Steve Walker
Director, Office of Housing, City of Seattle
Focus Session T1

Representative Maureen Walsh
Washington State House of Representatives, 16th District
Focus Session W3

Tim Walter
Senior Director of Development & Asset Management, King County Housing Authority
Lobby Talk #3

Bob Wyda
Environmental Services Manager, Seattle Housing Authority
Focus Session T8

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