February 20, 2009
Re: Housing Summit
The NJLM Educational Foundation is presenting the 2009 HOUSING SUMMIT.
This full-day summit will be held March 31 at the East Brunswick Hilton. Leading experts in the economy, housing and community development will offer municipal and county participants essential information, practical advice, training and resource materials that address current, vital housing issues facing your communities.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter will deliver the keynote address. Five breakout sessions will cover timely, diverse topics.
Confirmed speakers and panelists include:
Jim Hughes, Dean, Bloustein School of Planning, Rutgers University
Joe Doria, Commissioner, NJ Department of Community Affairs
Marge DellaVecchia, executive director, NJHMFA
Deforest Soaries, Jr., Reverend First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens
Peter Reinhart, Esq., general counsel, K.Hovnanian Homes, Inc.
Tim Doherty, Project Freedom
Pam McCrory, NJHMFA
Richard Brown, Monarch Housing
Alison Recca-Ryan, Corporation for Supportive Housing
Kevin Martone, NJ Dept. of Human Services
Gerard Velazquez, president, Triad Associates
Beth Kitchen, Kitchen Associates
Jeremy Sunkett, director of project management CRDA
Margaret Sowell, president, Real Estate Strategies
Peter Kasabach, executive director, NJ Futures
Ed McManimon, McManimon & Scotland
Allan Mallach, National Housing Institute
John Kromer, Fels Institute at University of Pennsylvania
Christina Foglio, president, Community Investment Strategies
Frank Piazza, president, Affordable Housing Professionals of NJ
Pat Morrissy, Hands, Inc.
Donna Turner, AHOME
Shirley Bishop, Shirley Bishop, LLC
Lucy Vandenberg, executive director, COAH
Ben Spinelli, executive director, Office of Smart Growth
Eileen Swan, executive director, Highlands Commission
Edwin Schmierer, Esq., Mason, Griffin and Pierson
The NJLM Educational Foundation makes all this possible for only $50 per person. See the Foundation web site for more details and registration. http://www.njlmef.org/housing-summit.html
Very truly yours,
Louise Wilson, Mayor, Montgomery
President, NJLM Educational Foundation