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Board of Governors

Our Board of Governors has responsibility for governance of NHC and adoption of major policy directions. NHC strives for diversity of gender, race, geographic, political and housing industry representation on its Board of Governors.

Executive Committee

Anne Segrest McCulloch

Chair
Housing Partnership Equity Trust

Anne McCulloch is CEO at Housing Partnership Equity Trust. McCulloch previously served as senior vice president of credit and housing access for Fannie Mae. Before Fannie Mae, she served in government with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Resolution Trust Corporation and was a lawyer in private practice representing advocacy groups, labor unions and nonprofits on mission and organizational matters.

Steve O'Connor

Vice Chair
Mortgage Bankers Association

Steve O'Connor serves as senior vice president for affordable housing initiatives at the Mortgage Bankers Association, where he manages MBA's efforts to support the affordable housing policy and business objectives of our members. He is also responsible for outreach to industry groups, consumer organizations, and other key stakeholders.

Ralph M. Perrey

Secretary
Tennessee Housing Development Agency

Ralph M. Perrey is executive director of the Tennessee Housing Development Agency, where he has oversaw the agency's revamp of its mortgage products and down payment assistance program; and establish its own loan servicing division.

Angie Lathrop

Treasurer
Bank of America

Angie Lathrop is a community affairs executive at Bank of America. In this role, she oversees the bank's strategic alliance with nonprofit community organizations across the country.

Duane Duncan

Genworth Financial

Duane Duncan serves as senior vice president of government and industry relations at Genworth Financial. In this role, he leads government relations efforts, including the development of policy positions and maintaining relationships with policymakers, trade associations, stakeholders and influencers at the state and federal levels, as well as key international organizations for Genworth Financial’s U.S. Mortgage Insurance business.

Christopher Ptomey

Terwilliger Center for Housing at the Urban Land Institute

Christopher Ptomey has served as executive director of the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing since 2018. Prior to joining the Center, Ptomey led Habitat for Humanity International’s US government relations and advocacy team for more than a decade.

Connie Wright

Wells Fargo

Connie Wright, a banker of 30 years, serves as the senior vice president, housing affordability philanthropy at Wells Fargo. She is responsible for managing the philanthropic relationships for all national affordable housing organizations at the enterprise level. The primary focus of her work includes housing counseling, policy/advocacy/research, affordable housing development in rural and urban geographies and training and development.

Board of Governors Members

David Adame

Chicanos Por La Causa

Laurel Blatchford

Co-Chair of the Policy Committee
Enterprise Community Partners

Michael Gaber

WNC

Priya Jayachandran

National Housing Trust

Kirsten Johnson-Obey

NeighborWorks® America

Matthew Josephs

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Sydelle Knepper

SKA Marin

Kimani Little

Federal Home Loan Bank of New York

Michael Novogradac

Novogradac & Company LLP

John O'Callaghan

Co-Chair of the Policy Committee
Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership

Steve PonTell

National Community Renaissance

Nan Roman

National Alliance to End Homelessness

Kristin Siglin

National Community Stabilization Trust

Alazne Solis

Chair of the Communications Committee

Joseph Ventrone

Co-Chair of the Membership Committee
National Association of REALTORS®

Mark Willis

Chair of the Research Committee
Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy
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