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Emerging Leaders

The Emerging Leaders in Affordable Housing (ELAH) is a membership network of young professionals and students under the age of 35 and under who are interested in affordable housing. A special member designation of the National Housing Conference, ELAH is committed to advancing the goal of providing housing to low- and moderate-income individuals and families through sound community revitalization policies. ELAH members have exclusive access to professional and leadership opportunities and NHC events.

ELAH provides leadership opportunities, professional development and networking social events to its members. Membership programming includes:

  • Reduced rates at industry conferences
  • Volunteer and philanthropy opportunities
  • Tours of local affordable housing communities and other educational opportunities

Emerging Leaders in Affordable Housing also receive the following NHC benefits:

  • Reduced rates for NHC programs and events
  • Networking opportunities with NHC members
  • Educational forums on housing policy
  • Groundbreaking policy and advocacy tools
  • Subscription to the NHC Member Brief (NHC’s policy newsletter)
  • Access to NHC’s online member database
  • Advance notice of NHC’s research and digital publication releases

For more information on becoming an Emerging Leader, please email us at  You can purchase a membership here at $50.

2020-2021 Members

Pam Agava
Tahir Alberg
Holly Baker
Olivia Barrow
Logan Ashby
Alyssa Bell
Tanya Chin Ross
Tai M. Coates
Justin Cook
Tina Cota
Ryan Daniher
Taylor Davis
Irma DeLeon
Brendan Dentino
Terry Edlin
Eloise England
Leon Fields II
Ryan Fleming
Celeste Goulding
Courtney Greathouse
Laura Griffin
Katelynn Harris
Dylan Hayden
Roderick Hall
Andrew Hofing
David Huaman
Robin Jacobs
Clair Kaidan
Joseph Knackstedt
Mary Melinda Knebel
Joshua W. LaFrance
Jasmine Lewis
Terri Lewinson
Richard Manjarres
Anna McCorvey
Libba McKinsey
Sade Nesby
Adrienne Norwood
Lindsay June Z. Nicholas
Victoria O’Banion
Alan O’Hashi
Kelsey Oesmanm
Stephanie Pazarin
Pamela Pineros
Vivian Preciado
Bithia Ratnasamy
Mark Reardon
Natalie Rogers
Megan Rowe
Daniel Scheinman
Xonana R. Scrubb
Nitan Shanas
Brandon Sherwood
Aaron Shroyer
Allison Skelton
Joseph Speer
Lina Alfieri Stern
Abigail Tatkow
Patrick Taylor
Anya Vanecek
Sean Veal
Peter Wallace
Stephanie Watkins-Cruz
Amelia Wehr
Rebecca Weiss
Chris Winnike
Sarah Wrightsman

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