February 25, 2020

2018 Boot Camp

SESSION 1

Track A— Introductory Level Session: Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), Program Basics and Closing a RAD Deal

Faculty: 

Cody Bannon,
 Associate— Reno & Cavanaugh, Washington, D.C.

Courtney Hunter, Associate —Ballard Spahr, Washington, D.C.

Track B— Advanced Level Session: Health Care and Housing: Innovative Ideas

Faculty:

Sharon Wilson Geno,
 EVP and National Services & Chief Operating Officer – Volunteers of America, Inc., Washington, D.C.

Brian Rahmer, VP, Health and Housing – Enterprise Communities Partners, Columbia, M.D.

Roberta Rubin, Chief Counsel -- Department of Housing and Community Development, Boston, M.A.

Megan Sandel, MD, MPH, Associate Director – GROW Clinic Boson Medical Center, Boston M.A.

Track C— Introductory Level Session: Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program

Faculty:

Rochelle Lento, Partner—Dykema, Detroit, MI

Sarah Perez, 
Partner—Gubb & Barshay, Oakland, CA

SESSION 2

Track A— Introductory Level Session: Types of Section 8 Assistance and How to Leverage Them

Faculty:

Jesse Elton, Director of Finance – The Community Builders, Inc., Boston, MA

Andrew Gilmore, 
Associate—Klein Hornig, Boston, MA

Tatiana Gutierrez, 
Partner – Nixon Peabody, New York, NY Taisha Sturdivant, Associate -- Klein Hornig, Boston, MA

Track B— Introductory Level Session: Understanding Federal Financing – FHA, GSEs, Home Loan Banks and the Fed

Faculty:

Susan Campbell, Counsel —Partner, Blanco Tackabery & Matamoros Winston-Salem, NC

Cynthia Lacasse, 
Director of Rental Business Development, MassHousing, Boston, MA

Anne McCulloch,
 President and CEO— Housing Partnership, Equity Trust, Washington, DC

Track C— Advanced Level Session: Advanced Tax Issues

Facilitators:

Molly R. Bryson, Partner – Ballard Spahr, Washington, DC

Forrest Milder, Partner—Nixon Peabody, Boston, MA

Session 3

Track A - Advanced Level Session: Hot Topics in RAD

Faculty:

Susan Cohen, General Counsel – Cambridge Housing Authority, Cambridge, MA

Sarah Molseed, Partner—Reno & Cavanaugh, Washington, DC

Kathie Soroka, 
Counsel – Nixon Peabody, New York, NY

Track B— Advanced Level Session: How HUD and State Housing Finance Agencies Work Together and Strategies for Working with Local and State Governmental Agencies

Faculty:

Paul Compton, 
General Counsel-- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, DC

Nicole Clement, 
General Counsel – Rhode Island Housing (invited) 

Rich Froehlich, 
General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer-New York City Housing Development Corp., New York, NY

Karen Kelleher, 
Executive Director – LISC Boston, Boston, MA

Track C— Introductory Level Session: Drafting and Negotiating a Partnership Agreement

Faculty:

Bennett P. Applegate, Partner—Applegate Thorne-Thomsen, Chicago, IL

Kelly Rushin Lewis, 
Partner—Liles & Rushin, Birmingham, AL

Session 4

Track A— Advanced Level Session: Preserving Older Subsidized Projects (Including 202 and 811)

Faculty:

Joshua Cohen, Vice President for Development-- Beacon Communities, Boston, MA

David Keene, 
Chief Preservation Office – MassHousing, Boston, MA

Linda Pellegrino, 
Senior Vice President-- Rockport Mortgage, Gloucester, MA

Michael Reardon, 
Partner – Nixon Peabody, Washington, DC

Amy Schectman, 
President and Chief Executive Officer – Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly, Brighton, MA

Kathie Soroka, 
Counsel – Nixon Peabody, New York, NY

Track B— Introductory Level Session: What is a Lawyers Role in Property Management/Asset Management/Enforcement Issues

Faculty:

Ethan Ceplikas, Deputy General Counsel —The Community Builders, Boston, MA

Cynthia Langelier Paine, 
Special Counsel—Katten Muchin Rosenman, Washington, DC

Dena Xifaras, 
Senior Vice President, Ownership and Operations— Boston, MA

Track C-- Introductory Level Session: What a Lawyer Needs to Know About Fair Housing

Faculty:

Amy Glassman, Partner—Ballard Spahr LLP, Washington, DC

Eric Levin, Associate Regional Counsel for Litigation-- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Boston, MA

Shayla Simmons, Assistant General Counsel – Cambridge Housing Authority, Cambridge, MA

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