CPD Staff (HQ & Field Offices)


Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development
Title Name Phone
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for CPD John Gibbs 202-402-4445
General Deputy Assistant Secretary Matthew Ammon (Acting) 202-402-4337
Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Operations
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Operations Lori Michalski 202-402-3921
Deputy to the DAS for Operations Darrell Clark 202-402-7376
Office of Field Management
Field Offices    
Director Renee Ryles 202-402-4609
Deputy Director Glenda Williams 202-402-4515
Office of Policy Development and Coordination
Director Steven Washington 202-402-4142
Office of Technical Assistance and Management
Director, Budget Division Lisa Abell 202-402-8130
Director, Systems Development and Evaluation Division Valerie D. Coleman 202-402-4389
Director, Management Division Edward Turner 202-402-4440
Director, Technical Assistance Division Stephanie Stone 202-402-7418
Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Development
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Development Vacant  
Office of Rural Housing and Economic Development
Director Jackie Williams 202-402-4611
Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs Jemine A. Bryon 202-402-5612
Office of HIV/AIDS Housing
Director Rita Harcrow 202-402-5374
Supervisory Housing Specialist Ben Ayers 202-402-2201
Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs
Director Norman Suchar 202-402-5015
Deputy Director Tonya Proctor 202-402-5697
Director, Community Assistance Division Brian Fitzmaurice 202-402-4080
Director, Program Coordinator & Analysis Division Karen Deblasio 202-402-4773
Director, State Assistance Division Nili Soni 202-402-2973
Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs Janet Golrick (Acting) 202-708-2684
Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs Steven W. Rawlinson 202-708-2684
Office of Affordable Housing Programs
Director Virginia Sardone 202-402-4606
Deputy Director Peter Huber 202-402-3941
Director, Financial and Information Services Division Peter Huber (Acting) 202-402-3941
Director, Program Policy Division Henrietta Owusu 202-402-4998
Director, Relocation and Real Estate Division William Rudy 202-402-4635
Office of Block Grant Assistance
Director Jessie Kome 202-402-5539
Director, Community Engagement Division Vacant  
Director, Disaster Recovery and Special Issue Division Tennille Parker 202-402-4649
Director, Entitlement Communities Division James Hoemann 202-402-5716
Director, Financial Management Division Paul Webster 202-402-4563
Director, State and Small Cities Division Robert Peterson 202-402-4211
Office of Environment and Energy
Director Liz Zepeda (Acting) 202-402-3988
Director, Environmental Planning Division Moriel-Elorm Tchaou 202-402-7077
Director, Environmental Review Division Lauren McNamara 202-402-4466


Field Offices  

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Region State Field Office Address CPD Director Phone
Region I MA Boston Thomas P. O'Neill Federal Building
10 Causeway Street
Room 535
Boston, MA 02222
Robert D. Shumeyko (617) 994-8376
Region I CT Hartford  20 Church Street
10th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103
Alanna C. Kabel (860) 240-9770
Region II NY Buffalo  465 Main Street
2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
William T. O'Connell  (716) 646-7011
Region II NY New York  26 Federal Plaza
Suite 3513
New York, NY 10278
Vincent Hom  (212) 542-7428
Region II NJ Newark  One Newark Center
13th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102
AnneMarie C. Uebbing  (973) 776-7288
Region III MD Baltimore  Bank of America Bldg Tower II
100 South Charles Street

5th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201

Charles E. Halm 


(410) 209-6541
Region III PA Philadelphia 100 Penn Square East

12th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Nadab O. Bynum 


(215) 861-7652
Region III PA Pittsburgh  1000 Liberty Avenue
Suite 1000
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phillip McKeough  (412) 644-5846
Region III VA Richmond  600 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Ronnie J. Legette  (804) 822-4831
Region III DC Washington, DC  820 First Street NE
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20002
Michael D. Rose  (202) 275-6266
Region IV GA Atlanta  40 Marietta Street
Five Points Plaza
Atlanta, GA 30303
Roxanne H. McIver  (678) 732-2713
Region IV AL Birmingham  Medical Forum Building
950 22nd Street North
Suite 900
Birmingham, AL 35203
Karen A. Morris  (205) 745-4366
Region IV SC Columbia  1835 Assembly Street
13th Floor
Columbia, SC 29201
Bradley S. Evatt  (803) 765-5344
Region IV NC Greensboro  1500 Pinecroft Road
Room 401
Greensboro, NC 27407
Matthew T. King  (336) 851-8047
Region IV MS Jackson  100 W. Capitol Street
Room 930
Jackson, MS 39269
Donnetta McAdoo  (601) 608-1796
Region IV FL Jacksonville  400 West Bay Street
Suite 1015
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Lisa A. Hill  (904) 208-6077
Region IV TN Knoxville  710 Locust Street SW
3rd Floor
Knoxville, TN 37902
Erik D. Hoglund  (865) 474-8221
Region IV KY Louisville  601 W. Broadway
Suite 110
Louisville, KY 40202
Renee D. Ryles (Acting) (202) 402-4609
Region IV FL Miami  909 SE First Avenue
Suite 500
Miami, FL 33131
Ann Chavis  (305) 520-5010
Region IV PR San Juan (Caribbean) Parque Las Americas I
235 Federico Costa St.
Suite 200
San Juan, PR 00918
Olga L. De la Rosa  (787) 274-5802
Region V IL Chicago  77 W. Jackson Boulevard
Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60604
Donald G. Kathan  (312) 913-8713
Region V OH Columbus 

200 North High Street
7th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215

Anthony F. Forte & Gretchen M. Garland

CPD Program Managers

(614) 280-6099

(614) 280-6098

Region V MI Detroit  477 Michigan Avenue
16th Floor
Detroit, MI 48226
Keith E. Hernandez  (313) 234-7326
Region V IN Indianapolis  575 N. Pennsylvania Street
Suite 655
Indianapolis, IN 46204
John J. Dorgan  (317) 957-7291
Region V WI Milwaukee 

310 West Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 950
Milwaukee, WI 53203


Garry M. Werra

CPD Program Manager

(414) 935-6644
Region V MN Minneapolis  212 3rd Ave. South 
Suite 150
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Marcia A. Kolb  (612) 370-3055
Region VI NM Albuquerque 500 Gold Avenue SW
Suite 7301
PO Box 906
Albuquerque, NM 87103
Leticia Ibarra  (505) 346-7361
Region VI TX Fort Worth 307 W. 7th Street
Suite 1000
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Shirley J. Henley  (817) 978-5951
Region VI TX Houston 1301 Fannin Street
Suite 2200
Houston, TX 77002
Stacia L. Johnson  (713) 718-3279
Region VI AR Little Rock

425 West Capitol Avenue
Suite 1000
Little Rock, AR 72201

Lorenzo S. Claxton

CPD Program Manager

(501) 918-5739 
Region VI LA New Orleans 500 Poydras Street
9th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70130
Cheryl S. Breaux  (504) 671-3007
Region VI OK Oklahoma City 301 NW 6th Street
Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Earl M. Cook  (405) 609-8569
Region VI TX San Antonio 615 E. Houston Street
Suite 347
San Antonio, TX 78205
Elva F. Garcia  (210) 475-6800
ext. 2295
Region VII KS Kansas City 400 State Avenue
Gateway Tower II
Room 200
Kansas City, KS 66101
Dana D. Buckner  (913) 551-5546
Region VII NE Omaha 1616 Capitol Avenue
Suite 329
Omaha, NE 68102
Tim Severin
(402) 492-3145
Region VII MO St. Louis

1222 Spruce Street
Suite 3203
St. Louis, MO 63103

Harry W. Miles

CPD Program Manager

(314) 418-5296 
Region VIII CO Denver 1670 Broadway
24th Floor
Denver, CO 80202
Kathleen (Katy) Burke  (303) 839-2634
Region IX HI Honolulu 1132 Bishop Street
Suite 1400
Honolulu, HI 96813
Mark A. Chandler  (808) 457-4678
Region IX CA Los Angeles 300 N. Los Angeles Street
Suite 4054
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Rufus Washington  (213) 534-2555
Region IX CA San Francisco One Sansome Street
3rd Floor, Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94104
Kimberly Y. Nash  (415) 489-6572
Region X AK Anchorage 3000 C Street
Suite 401
Anchorage, AK 99503
Carma E. Reed  (907) 677-9890
Region X OR Portland Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Office                                            1220 SW 3rd Avenue
Suite 400
Portland, OR 97204-2830
Bryan G. Guiney  (971) 222-2612
Region X WA Seattle 909 First Avenue
Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98104
John W. (Jack) Peters  (206) 220-5268


CPD Leadership Biographies

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John Gibbs

John Gibbs currently serves as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) within the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In that capacity, Mr. Gibbs oversees an annual budget of $8 billion in HUD federal funds for the Community Development Block Grant program, HOME Investment Partnerships, Technical Assistance and Capacity Building, and Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) encompassing homelessness and other special needs populations. Also under Mr. Gibbs’ purview is the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery program which funds the rebuilding of communities impacted by major disasters.

Mr. Gibbs has 20 years of professional experience, including most recently three years in leadership positions at HUD, first as Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, and then as Senior Advisor in the Office of the Secretary, where he oversaw policy for CPD and other program offices while advancing key Secretarial and White House policy initiatives including homelessness, economic mobility, and grantee monitoring.

Prior to HUD, John was a director at a non-profit organization in Japan where, in additional to managing an international team, he used his complete fluency in Japanese to train non-profits on how to reach the vulnerable using technology, as well as deployed homeless outreach strategies for Japanese churches. Prior to that, John was a software engineer in Silicon Valley, where he worked for Symantec, Palm, and Apple, playing a key role in the development of landmark technology products including industry-leading intrusion detection software, and the very first version of the iPhone.

John is a published author, having written academically on the application of Behavioral Economics to policymaking. John holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University, and a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.


Matthew Ammon

Mr. Ammon is serving as Acting General Deputy Assistant Secretary and was previously the Director of the Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes. He has worked at HUD for over 25 years to develop programs to eliminate childhood lead poisoning and to address housing conditions that threaten the health of residents. Mr. Ammon has led the development of robust grant programs and other initiatives to support local efforts to address environmental hazards in the home. To that end, these efforts have been instrumental in decreasing the prevalence of elevated blood lead levels nationwide in young children.

Mr. Ammon has been instrumental in leading the Department to address housing conditions that threaten heath by authoring HUD’s Healthy Homes Strategic Plan, and led a federal interagency workgroup to develop Advancing Healthy Housing – A Strategy for Action, which aligns goals and priorities from numerous federal agencies to create healthier housing.

Mr. Ammon’s contributions are also seen on the Federal Radon Action Plan, the Coordinated Federal Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Asthma Disparities, the Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Healthy Housing, and the National Prevention Council’s National Prevention Strategy.


Lori Michalski

Ms. Michalski joined HUD in August 2003 and currently serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Operations, Office of Community Planning & Development (CPD). In her current role, Ms. Michalski provides operational support to all program offices in the Office of Community Planning and Development for hiring and recruiting, consultative services, human capital programs, systems and technology, labor relations, facilities, budget and continuous process improvement. Additionally, Ms. Michalski provides oversight of CPD field operations, as well as CPD’s technical assistance program and audit resolution and closeout functions. Prior to joining CPD, Ms. Michalski served as the Deputy Assistant for Housing Operations where she was responsible for helping to establish a quality organization in HUD, promoting the use of Lean Methodology and workflow automation as continuous improvement techniques.

Ms. Michalski has worked for HUD in a variety of positions, including Special Assistant to the FHA Commissioner for Continuous Improvement, Director, Office of Management, and Director, Organizational Policy, Planning and Analysis Division. Ms. Michalski previously worked as a Management and Program Analyst for the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Transportation (DOT) and in the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) as a Marketing Analyst and an Operations Specialist. Having worked in the USPS for almost 10 years, her responsibilities covered a variety of assignments, from marketing to retail to operations. Ms. Michalski holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Strayer University in Virginia and graduated with honors as Summa Cum Laude.


Jemine A. Bryon

Ms. Jemine A. Bryon was appointed as CPD’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Special Needs in August, 2017. In that position, she oversees administration of the Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) and the HIV/AIDS Housing program. Through SNAPS, $2.6 billion is awarded annually to serve vulnerable individuals and families who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness through a wide variety of service and housing interventions. The HIV/AIDS Housing program awards over $410 million annually to enable communities to continue efforts to prevent homelessness and provide supportive housing for low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS. Prior to joining CPD, Ms. Bryon served as the General Deputy Assistant Secretary (GDAS) for the Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) from May 2014 until August 2017. Before PIH, Ms. Bryon served as Senior Advisor to HUD’s Acting Deputy Secretary between January 2014 to May 2015. Upon joining HUD in August 2009, Ms Bryon was appointed as HUD’s Chief Procurement Officer/Senior Procurement Executive in managing over $2.1 billion in contract actions annually. Ms. Bryon brought 20 years of experience to the Department in the areas of public housing planning, management, development, resident services, and procurement. Prior to her appointment at HUD, Ms. Bryon served as the Deputy Executive Director at the Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC). While there she was responsible for the agency's $300 million budget and 900 employees. In addition she managed the overall operations which included modernization of over 14,000 housing units within public and mixed finance developments, as well as administration of tenant and project based Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers for over 12,000 households.

Before serving as the Deputy Executive Director at HABC, Ms. Bryon served as the Assistant Executive Director, Real Estate Development at the Philadelphia Housing Authority. In this role, she was responsible for the overall management of $700 million in capital and mixed finance affordable housing development to provide rental and homeownership opportunities to 75,000 public housing and Housing Choice Voucher Program residents. Ms. Bryon has also served as the Assistant Commissioner/Agency Chief Contracting Officer, Director of Operations, and Deputy Director at the New York City Department of Housing and Preservation and Development. Ms. Bryon holds a Juris Doctorate Degree from Fordham University and a Bachelor of Music/Education from Syracuse University.


Janet GolrickMs. Golrick has over 30 years of experience in housing, community development and disaster work. She has worked in both the private and public sectors. She has expertise in disaster preparedness and recovery and has been a part of HUD’s disaster team since Hurricane Katrina. She also was the Housing lead for the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force.

Ms. Golrick has worked in HUD’s Offices of Community Planning and Developing and Housing. In the Office of Housing, she has worked in the Office of Multifamily Housing Programs and is the Associate General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing. She served as the Acting Deputy Secretary and the Associate Deputy Secretary. She currently serves as HUD’s National Disaster Coordinator and Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Grant Programs in HUD’s Office of Community Planning and Development.


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