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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

Tiphaine Abarca
Krysta Aguilar
Molly Anderson
Lucas Asher
Sara Autori
Holly Baker
Olivia Barrow
Alyssa Bell
Catherine Berry
Gabriele Campana
Hugo Carvajal
Chloe Cohen
Brittany Darby
Gabrielle Dean
Mackenzie Drosd
Melanie Dill
Charlotte I. DiLorenzo
Terry Edlin
Justin Edwards
Mandy Eidson
Heidi Ewen
Shivaughn Ferguson
Alison Frost
Deanna Gale
Ashia Gallo
Katherine Gannon
Stephanie Garcia
Khadeen Grant
Rose Haslehurst

Roderick Hall
Andrew Hofing
David Huaman
A.L. Hu
Samar Jha
Michael Jun

Kimberly Kerrigan
Hayley Kenyon
Hope Lanphear
Jasmine Lewis
Rose M. Lewis
Terri Lewinson
Catarina Merolli
Adrienne Norwood
Sadie Nott
Victoria O’Banion
Alan O’Hashi
Kelsey Oesmann
Joseph Omozokpea
William McCoy
Alex Pereira
Annie Perizzolo
Ariane Pina
Pamela Pineros
Sal Rajput
Mark Reardon
Hannah Roth
Megan Rowe
Sarina Sawyer
Brian Scott
Margaret Scott
Nitan Shanas
Aaron Shroyer
Bertina St John
Kyo Tang
Abigail Tatkow
RoseAngel Taylor
Aisha Thomas
Katelynn Harris Walker
Peter Wallace
Dava Warner
Victoria Wilder
Tawechote Wongbuphanimitr

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