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The Board of Directors is the formal governing board for the agency. New members are elected by the current members, and each person may serve up to two three-year terms on the board. We’re proud to share the members of the New Hope Housing Board of Directors for 2021-2022:

  • Denise Mackie-Smith

    Denise Mackie-Smith, President
    (2020-2023, 2nd term)
    Retired, MackieSmith Consulting, LLC. Alexandria, VA.

  • Ilona Birenbaum, President-Elect
    (2021-2024, 2nd term)
    Principal, The Wynhurst Group, LLC. Arlington, VA.

  • Jim McCabe

    Jim McCabe, Treasurer
    (2019-2022, 1st term)
    Director, Clearsight Advisors. McLean, VA.

  • Charade Estes

    Charade Estes, Secretary
    (2021-2024, 1st term)
    Program Control Principal, SAIC. Lorton, VA.

  • Hubert

    Hubert “Ronnie” Bagley
    (2020-2023, 1st term)
    Retired. Dumfries, VA.

  • Sean Clark

    Sean Clark
    (2020 -2023, 1st term)
    Senior Vice President, AvalonBay Communities. Arlington, VA.

  • Stephanie Johnson

    Stephanie Johnson
    (2021 -2024, 1st term)
    Realtor, Smiling Realtor Associates, LLC. Alexandria, VA.

  • Eric Kelly.

    Eric Kelly
    (2020 -2023, 1st term)
    Building Systems Manager, Alexandria City Public City Schools. Alexandria, VA.

  • Ambreen Rizvi
    (2021-2024) 1st term)
    Operational Risk Lead, Fannie Mae. Washington, DC.

  • Paul Stanford.

    Paul Stanford
    (2021-2024, 1st term)
    Economic Development Program Specialist, DC Dept. of Housing & Community Development. Washington, DC.

  • Lianne Wang

    Lianne Wang
    (2020-2023) 1st term)
    Business Banker / Vice President, BB&T (now Truist). Springfield, VA.

  • Nyree Wright

    Nyree Wright
    (2021-2024, 1st term)
    Principal, NW Consulting, LLC. Alexandria, VA.