Board of Directors

LHA is led by an enthusiastic group of industry leaders with extensive backgrounds in finance, nonprofit management, housing development, and social services for people with developmental disabilities.

 
 
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President, Darin Lounds

Executive Director
Housing Consortium of the East Bay
www.hceb.org

Darin Lounds brings more than 20 years of experience in various capacities within the field of supportive housing. Darin’s efforts in supportive housing have focused on developing and sustaining housing for adults with developmental disabilities, homeless adults with serious mental illness and/or substance use, transition age youth, and the formerly incarcerated. In all instances, a commitment to Housing First principles has contributed to housing success for these populations. Darin is the President of the Alameda Developmental Disabilities Planning and Advisory Council (http://www.acphd.org/ddc.aspx) and a Leadership Board member of EveryOne Home (http://everyonehome.org/).  

 
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Vice President, Kris McCann

Executive Director
Bay Area Housing Corporation
www.bahc1.org

Serves as the Executive Director of BAHC, has worked in creating homes for people with developmental disabilities since 2000. She is recognized throughout the State as a leader in the housing field and has a background in organizational development, nonprofit management and real estate. Kris has a daughter with a developmental disability, is sensitive to the needs of this population and wants to make a difference. She is the founding Executive Director of BAHC and Housing Choices Coalition. Her Master’s Degree is in Organizational Development from USF, and she is a licensed real estate agent in the State of California and in New Mexico.

 
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Treasurer, Kristin Martin

Executive Director
HOPE, Inc.
www.hope-homes.org

Kristin has served as Executive Director at HOPE, Inc. since May of 2012 but has a long history of working with non-profit housing organizations during his more than 15 years working at Harbor Regional Center. In his roles with both the Southern California Health and Living Project, and also the Harbor Regional Center in Torrance, he was involved in housing development including procuring funding from state and municipal funding sources as well as acquiring and rehabbing properties. Kristin has a Bachelor's degree from Cornell University and a Master's degree from The Claremont School of Theology.      

 
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Secretary, Yvonne Delgadillo

Vice President, Community Development
Allied Argenta
www.alliedargenta.com

Yvonne Delgadillo brings to her work at Allied Argenta extensive experience in nonprofit management, business development and grant writing. Her responsibilities include identifying and securing project grants and soft loans, developing housing models for developmentally disabled adults, research and project development as well as asset management. Prior to joining Allied, she worked as the Executive Director of a community development corporation along the US-Mexican border.  Yvonne has a Master’s of Nonprofit Administration Degree from the University of Notre Dame, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Arizona and is a Certified Economic Development Professional (CEcD) through the International Economic Development Council.

 

Board Member, Bill Pickel
Executive Director, Brilliant Corners

Board Member, Jan Stokley
Executive Director, Housing Choices Coalition

Board Member, Mary Eble
Executive Director, North Bay Housing Coalition

Board Member, Nathan Schmid
Executive Director, Southern California Housing Collaborative

Board Member, Norma Delgado
Executive Director, Home Ownership Made Easy

Board Member, Patti Uplinger
Executive Director, Housing Now

Board Member, Rochelle Mills
Executive Director, Innovative Housing Opportunities

Board Member, Steve von Rajcs
Executive Director, California Housing Foundation