The Housing Collective Team

Abby Miller

Chief Innovation Officer & Director

The Housing Innovation Lab

Aïcha Woods


Fairfield County Center for Housing Opportunity

Christie Stewart

Chief Initiative Officer

Center for Housing Opportunity

Corey Allen

Senior Technical Assistance Specialist

David Rich

Chief Executive Officer

Eliza McNamara

YTLC Senior Program Associate

Gabrielle Padilla

Western CT CAN Manager

Jason Rinaldi

Western CT CAN Manager

Jessica Kubicki

Chief Initiative Officer

Opening Doors

Jocelyn Ayer


Litchfield County Center for Housing Opportunity

Kassandra Beaujour

Finance & Admin Specialist

Kelcy Steele

Neighborhood and Faith-Based Partnerships Lead

Lauren Zimmermann

Chief Operating and Strategic Officer

Lindsay Fabrizio

Opening Doors of Fairfield County Manager

Lindsay Larson

LCCHO Project Manager

Lorrie Jean-Charles

Housing Solutions Manager

Pamela Ralston

Chief Development Officer

Paul Acker

Community Impact Manager

Pleshaun Bing

Northwest CAN Coordinator

Ritma Gill


Selena Kelly

Grants Manager

Spencer Knoll

Equity and Engagement Associate

Stephanie Lanteri

Health and Housing Project Manager

Zoey Melendez

Youth Lead Advocate

Our Board

Carmen Colon

Board Chair

Central Connecticut Coast YMCA

Carla Miklos

Operation Hope

Denise Williams


Michele Conderino


Open Doors

Belinda Arce-Lopez

Center for Human Development

Julie Scharnberg

Community Foundation of Northwest CT

Marvin Bell

Student, Columbia Law School

Mollie Melbourne

Southwest Community Health Center

Jillian Baldwin

Park City Communities

Julian Pierce

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation

Melissa Kaplan-Macey

Regional Plan Association

Melissa Kessell

Central Connecticut Coast YMCA

Nadim Matta

Rapid Results Institute

Annie Harper

Yale School of Medicine

Maya Prabhu

J.P. Morgan

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