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Staff Members

Nora Linares-MoellerExecutive Director

Julie Tegan – Special Projects Manager

Woody Rogers – Research Manager


The HousingWorks Austin Board of Directors 

Emily Chenevert
Austin Board of Realtors(R)

João Paulo Connolly
Austin Justice Coalition

John-Michael Cortez – Advocacy Committee Chair
Google Fiber

Ashton Cumberbatch – Secretary and Nominating Committee Chair
McGinnis Lochridge and Equidad ATX

Catharine Echols
Department of Psychology, University of Texas

Parisa Fatehi-Weeks – Chair-Elect

Frances Ferguson
Mueller Foundation

Michael Gerber
Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA)

Julian Huerta
St. David’s Foundation

Diana McIver
DMA Companies

Terry Mitchell
MOMARK Development

Cile Montgomery

Karen Paup
Texas Housers

Emily Ryder Perlmeter – Chair

Cookie G Ruiz, C.F.R.E.
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 – 2023

  • 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 Area Urban League
  • Catharine Echols, University of Texas at Austin
  • Mark Gilbert, DMA Companies
  • Nicole Joslin
  • 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
  • Bill McCamley, Transit Forward
  • Matthew Mollica, Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO)
  • Karen Paup, Texas Housers
  • Mark Rogers, Guadalupe Neighborhood Development Corporation (GNDC)
  • 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