Townhomes on Capitol Hill – Board President

Board President, 2016.09–2017.11
Board Vice President, 2016.01–2016.09
Board Member, 2015.06–12

  • Revitalized board by recruiting younger and more diverse community members to hold positions; created goals and agendas which resonated with community needs

  • Created long term capital investment plan for 134 units (250+ people) and community center: revenue and budget scenarios; reinvestment/renovation strategies; financial analysis, capital reserve projections, and investment forecasting

  • Acquired remaining emergency funds from DC Housing Authority, requiring collaboration and negotiation across legal and policy stakeholders; remittance ensured existing reserves could be redirected to capital needs

  • Initiated scoping and initial contract for a 425 kWh solar array

  • Initiated scoping and contracting of first interior redesign in organizational history

  • Modernized policies to reduce tenant turnover, eliminate unnecessary procedures, and increase transparency; led community and board policy meetings

  • Led monthly board meetings and weekly working groups; first Board President to regularly provide leadership and guidance to staff; collaborated with board members to solve recurrent operational, legal, financial, and other community business; created tools to increase institutional knowledge retention during periods of board turnover

  • Published an article in Greater Greater Washington to raise awareness of the viability and sustainability of mixed-income communities in the DC-area