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HUD No. 21-111
HUD Public Affairs
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Friday
July 9, 2021

HUD ANNOUNCES KEY STAFF APPOINTMENTS


WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced several key additions to HUD staff since March. These talented and diverse individuals join HUD ready to deliver results for the American people by tackling our nation’s housing challenges to build a stronger, more equitable America.

Appointees are listed below in alphabetical order. Previously announced appointees are listed here and here.

Victoria Brown, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Secretary

Mikaela Gerwin, Special Assistant and Briefing Book Coordinator, Office of the Secretary

David Gonzalez Rice, Special Assistant for Housing and Services, Office of the Secretary

Caitlin Grady, Director of Scheduling, Office of Administration

Ethan Handelman, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Multifamily Housing Programs – Federal Housing Administration

Derrick Harkins, Director, Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships

Camren Harris, Congressional Relations Specialist, Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations

Julienne Y. Joseph, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Single Family Housing – Federal Housing Administration

Nicole Lindler, Senior Advisor for Intergovernmental Relations, Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations

Hang Liu, Director of Speechwriting, Office of Public Affairs

Garrett McDaniel, Director of Executive Scheduling and Operations, Office of Administration

Gina Metrakas, Chief Operations Officer, Office of the Deputy Secretary

Beth Niblock, Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer

Kera Package, Special Assistant, Office of Community Planning and Development

Doug Rice, Special Policy Advisor, Office of Public and Indian Housing

Lacey Janet Rose, Director of Strategic Communications, Office of Public Affairs

Patrice D. Taylor, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Secretary

Addie Whisenant, Assistant Secretary, Office of Public Affairs

Alan Williams, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Relations, Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations

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