Senior Management Team

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Victor McDowell

Deputy Chief of Police

Deputy Chief Victor McDowell, Jr. has a distinguished career in protecting and serving the community. Deputy Chief McDowell brings 26 years of diverse experience in leadership, and a commitment to building and...
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RJ Roberto

Deputy General Counsel

As Deputy General Counsel, Roberto is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Department. He provides advice and counsel on a wide variety of legal matters involving CMHA business...
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Ronaye Steele

Deputy Director of Human Resources

Ronaye Steele has over 30 years of public sector service experience and is committed to providing excellent service to residents, employees and the community. Steele has strong knowledge in labor relations...
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Lisa Lindsay

Deputy Director of Conventional and Multifamily Affordable Housing

She has held various progressive positions in a short time throughout the Agency since beginning her career with CMHA in 2018. Lindsay received a Bachelor of Science in...
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Elliott DeVan, Jr.

Deputy Director of HCVP

Elliot DeVan, Jr. joined the Authority in 2012. DeVan's primary responsibilities include carrying out oversight of multiple service areas within HCVP. Those areas include Applications, Client...
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Tekisha Ruffin

Deputy Director of Resident Services

Tekisha Ruffin has held various progressive positions throughout the agency since beginning her career with CMHA in 2011. Ruffin received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Black Studies...
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Chanel Starks

Deputy Director of Contracting and Inspections

Chanel C. Starks joined CMHA in 2001. Starks has over 25 years of housing experience and has worked in both the public and private sectors, most have been at CMHA. Since 2012, Starks has headed...
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Jim Priscak

Deputy Director of Modernization and Development

Jim Priscak has been with the authority since 2009. He provides the planning and budgeting for the long- and short-term capital improvement needs of the authority. This includes Low Income...
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Jane Nichols

Deputy Director of Policy, Planning and Housing Mobility

In this role, Nichols’ primary responsibilities include oversite of the agency’s Special Purpose Voucher Programs, including Project Based Vouchers (PBV), Moderate Rehabilitation...
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Jake Pollock

Deputy Director of Purchasing Read More
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Darletta Holmes

Deputy Director of Property Maintenance

Darletta Holmes came over to the agency as a painter in 2011 and has 23 years of maintenance experience working closely with the residents, special projects and preparing units for occupancy. Holmes...
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Darlene Sledge

Regional Deputy Director

Darlene Sledge, Regional Deputy Director of CMHA's LRPH & RAD portfolio, has managed more than 50 employees for CMHA for over 7 years. Sledge brings a gift of loving to serve and assist people with a calm and...
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Arika Bethune-Payne

Regional Deputy Director

Arika Bethune-Payne joined the Authority in 2000. Bethune-Payne held many roles during her time at CMHA, including Clerk Typist at King Kennedy High Rise, AMP Administrative and Site Manager. Bethune-Payne was then...
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Julia Houston

Regional Deputy Director

Julia Houston brings over 20 years of experience in affordable housing, 14 of them with CMHA. Houston oversees the day-to-day operations for the Multifamily, Tax Credit and Low Rent Properties to ensure that...
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Leslie Santiago

Regional Deputy Director

Leslie Santiago has over 20 years of housing experience at CMHA. Since joining the team in 2000, Santiago has held various positions including...
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Iris Cartagena

Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff

Iris Cartagena provides thorough administration support to the Executive Office utilizing her professional experience in management, marketing and accounting. Before coming to CMHA, she held positions..
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Latasha Davis

Deputy Director of Client Information Center

Latasha Davis brings 7 years of housing experience to her team. As the Deputy Director, Davis ensures that the needs of the residents, applicants and vendors are met while carrying out the CMHA...
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Julia Wright

Digital Media Strategist

Julia Wright develops effective communication strategies for the agency. She maintains CMHA's social media outlets, newsletters and developed the new website...
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Marykate Hammer

Deputy Director of Information Technology

Marykate Hammer guides CMHA's programming to get residents connected to the internet, access to devices and the education to use them. Hammer received her Bachelors of Science...
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Daniel Lally

Controller

Daniel Lally is responsible for the accounting and record keeping of CMHA. Daniel has held several positions during his six years with CMHA starting out as a Staff Accountant and working his way up to his current position...
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Shanetta Harris

Budget Administrator

Shanetta Harris is a dedicated Budget Administrator at CMHA with over a decade of experience in finance within the public sector. With a degree in Finance and Economics, she brings a wealth of expertise to budget...
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Henry L. Price III

Integrated Pest Management Administrator

Since joining the agency, Henry L. Price III has held various progressive positions throughout the agency including Maintenance Technician, Property Manager and AMP Leader. As an AMP Leader, Price...
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Kevin Eifel

Senior Auditor

Kevin Eifel joined CMHA in 2014. He brings over 35 years of auditing experience to the team, having held various positions in the private sector prior to joining CMHA. Eifel's primary responsibilities include...
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