The National Advisory Leadership Council (NLAC) of Homeownership Council of America is an advisory board of industry professionals. Their backgrounds and expertise include nonprofit consumer education, fair housing, and mortgage lending and downpayment assistance. They bring decades of experience on homeownership to assist HCA’s mission. The NLAC provides HCA with guidance on industry issues, developing trends, and the need for advocacy and research. They also review our whitepapers before they are published.
Simone Griffin, HomeFree USA – National
Dottie Sheppick, Specialty Mortgage Product Solutions – National
Anthony Mitchell, Georgia Sustainable Community Ventures – Atlanta, GA
Jason Peterson, NeighborWorks Home Partner – St Paul, MN
Wendy Penn, National Association of Realtors (NAR) – National
Carlos Tena – Neighborhood Partnership Housing Services – CDFI – Southern CA
Melody Dawe – Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines – WA
Jason Zavala, MitiGate – National
Marshall Crawford, The Housing Fund – Tennessee
Julia Gordon, National Community Stabilization Trust – National
Patricia Duarte, Trellis – Phoenix, AZ
The NLAC works with HCA staff to review papers, advise the research & communications, and advise our policy advocacy agenda, in conjunction with the Board of Directors for Homeownership Council of America.