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Staff Members

Nora Linares-MoellerExecutive Director

Julie Tegan – Special Projects Manager

Woody Rogers – Research Manager

Aodhan Hemeon-McMahon – Intern


The HousingWorks Austin Board of Directors

Awais Azhar 
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Texas

Emily Chenevert – Immediate Past Chair
Austin Board of Realtors(R)

João Paulo Connolly
Austin Justice Coalition

John-Michael Cortez – Advocacy Committee Chair
Google Fiber

Ashton Cumberbatch – Nominating Committee Chair
McGinnis Lochridge

Catharine Echols – Secretary
Department of Psychology, University of Texas

Parisa Fatehi-Weeks – Treasurer

Frances Ferguson
Mueller Foundation

Michael Gerber
Housing Authority of the City of Austin

Diana McIver
DMA Companies

Terry Mitchell
MOMARK Development

Cile Montgomery

Karen Paup
Texas Low Income Housing Information Service

Emily Ryder Perlmeter – Chair
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Cookie G Ruiz, C.F.R.E. – Fundraising Committee Chair
Ballet Austin

Kathy Tyler
Austin Women in Housing

Quincy Dunlap
Austin Area Urban League

Don Baylor, Jr.
Lafayette Square Holding Company, LLC

HousingWorks Austin  – Advocacy Committee Members – 2021-2022

  • Awais Azhar, University of Texas at Austin
  • Greg Anderson , Austin Habitat for Humanity
  • João Paulo Connolly, Austin Justice Coalition
  • John-Michael Cortez, Google Fiber – Advocacy Committee Chair
  • Quincy Dunlap, Austin Urban League
  • Catharine Echols, University of Texas at Austin
  • Mark Gilbert, DMA Companies
  • Nicole Joslin, Community Powered Workshop
  • Shoshana Krieger, Building and Strengthening Tenant Action (BASTA), Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid
  • Nora Linares-Moeller, HousingWorks Austin  
  • Frances Leos Martinez, University of Texas School of Law Clinic
  • Matthew Mollica, Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO)
  • Karen Paup, Texas Low Income Housing Information Services
  • Mark Rogers, Guadalupe Neighborhood Development Corporation (GNDC)
  • Emily Ryder Perlmeter, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • Megan Shannon, Momark Development
  • Taylor Smith, Austin Board of Realtors (ABOR)
  • Dave Sullivan, University of Texas at Austin
  • Scott Turner, Riverside Homes & Turner Residential
  • Kathy Tyler, Austin Women in Housing

Past Board Members

Andrew Childers
Laura Morrison
Leland G. Dandridge
Frank Fernandez
Gus Garcia (deceased)
Dusty McCormick
John McKinnerney
John Limon (deceased)
Wes Peoples
Chris Peterson
Thuy Phan
Clint Smith
Dave Sullivan
Mark Rogers
Jeff Trigger