Motivated and committed housing professional with proven ability to manage multiple high level projects. Demonstrated capacity to achieve administrative effectiveness. Strong leadership and management skills with proven ability to develop and maintain excellent relations with clients, colleagues, partners and government officials.
Policy and Planning Director January 2006 to CurrentHOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES
Assist with Development and Implementation of Policy Initiatives Development and Implementation of Policy InitiativesEffectively develop working relationships with key federal, state and local government officials.
Directly contributed to changes in key federal legislation effecting Public Housing Authorities.
Delivered two consecutive HUD Agency Plans on time and error free.
Director, Resident Relations Department January 2005 to January 2006
Maintained high employee productivity and morale during severe budget cuts and constraints.
Ensure program compliance for multiple federal grants and programs.
Maintain excellent relationships with community leaders and public housing residents at 15 public housing developments.
Effectively managed a complex budget wit multiple funding sources.
Resident Development Program Coordinator January 2001 to January 2005
Administer key resident programs and initiatives in 15 public housing developments.
Developed and maintain effective working relationships with non-profit organizations, city partners and public officials.
Implemented and developed nationally recognized program in four public housing developments.
Youth Programs Coordinator January 1997 to January 2001
Coordinate educational, recreational, and leadership development programs and activities for 3,000 public housing youth.
Implemented groundbreaking programs that received national awards.
B.A : Criminal Justice, 1991Seattle University － Seattle, Washington
M.A : Behavioral Science, 1998California State University － Hills, Carson