Schedule at a Glance

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Tuesday, May 3, 2022
9:30 AM - 10:45 AMWelcome Plenary: Donna Beegle, MSHDA Executive Director Heidel (Acting), HUD Regional Administrator ShelleyDonna Beegle
Diane Shelley
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMActionable AdvocacyLisa Chapman
Eric Hufnagel
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMBuilding Healthy Communities: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services' Social Determinant of Health StrategyNinah Sasy
Molly Welch-Marahar
Laura Drayton
David Jones
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMDonna Beegle Workshop: Communicating and Relating More Effectively to Break Housing and Poverty BarriersDonna Beegle
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMHouse AmericaMichael Polsinelli
Connie Bohatch
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMMoving from Placemaking to Community Wealth Building: A Continuing Journey to Embrace DEIMelissa Milton-Pung
Kelly Warren
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMMSHDA Multifamily UpdateChad Benson
John Hundt
Elizabeth Rademacher
Troy Thelen
Mike Witt
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMThe History and Legacy of Redlining in Michigan: Tools for Moving from Exclusivity to InclusivityTyler Augst
Craig Carpenter
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMUniversal & Inclusive Design in Residential ConstructionDavid Bulkowski
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMUSDA Rural Development - A Catalyst for Rural ProsperityAileen Waldron
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMFair Housing for Vulnerable PopulationsLiz Keegan
Steve Tomkowiak
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMHousing for All and Climate ChangeJessica Halstead
Thom Phillips
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMIncorporating Healthcare and Insurance Care Coordinators into the Homeless Delivery SystemJessie Korte
LaWanda Jackson
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMInnovative Energy Efficiency Work to Assist Middle to Low Income Residents Happening in Michigan Right Now!Brad Banks
Karen Gould
Yvonne Lewis
Andrew McNeally
Todd Parker
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMLIHTC Syndicator PanelBen Stehouwer
Elaine Magil
Bruce Sorota
Dan Kierce
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMOlder Adults in Michigan: Understanding Housing and Health ConcernsClaudia Sanford
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMOpening Doors to Attainable HousingTyler Augst
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMPractical Inclusive Hiring MethodsRachel Diskin (she/her)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMUsing Section 3 to Increase Economic Opportunity for Low- and Very Low-Income PersonsDaniel Huyck
2:15 PM - 2:35 PMDuvernay Award Presentation 
2:45 PM - 3:45 PMAction Through Opportunity! Opening doors for Minority and Women Owned Businesses.Jason Cole
Haywood Edwards
Tylene Henry
Brad Mathis
2:45 PM - 3:45 PMAddressing Wealth Inequities through Creative Approaches: Financial Institution PerspectivesAnna Shires
Andrea Mosher
Jadira Hoptry
Marcus Rankins
2:45 PM - 3:45 PMCommunicate for ImpactLisa Fisher
2:45 PM - 3:45 PMHousing North: What Work is Being Done in NW Michigan to Help Our Communities Become "Housing Ready"Yarrow North
Andrea Jacobs
Steve Schnell
2:45 PM - 3:45 PMLIHTC 101Michael Martinez
Jeremy Bergwerff
2:45 PM - 3:45 PMManaging HUD CoC Grants Analyzing and Making Adjustments to Your BudgetDebra Hendren
Margaret A Momon
2:45 PM - 3:45 PMMSHDA's Homeownership Programs - Delivering the Dream to Michigan FamiliesEric Dusenbury
Nancy Baker
2:45 PM - 3:45 PMThe Impact of Housing Issues for Michiganders with Disabilities: A Panel DiscussionAnnie Urasky
Kenya Cooper
Gwen Moffitt
Katina Mayes
2:45 PM - 3:45 PMZoning That Works: Local Approaches for More HousingRyan Kilpatrick
Julie Tschirhart
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMBook Club with Kevin Boyle, Ph.D.Kevin Boyle
4:45 PM - 5:15 PMYoga for AllSage Hales-Ho
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
8:30 AM - 9:00 AMYoga for All Sage Hales-Ho
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMMajora Carter KeynoteMajora Carter
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMDetroit Dreams Deferred: Thousands Mortgage Ready but Many Miss OutHector Hernandez
Alexandra Makohn
Patrick Meehan
David Palmer
Trina Shanks
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMHousing is Economic Development - Creative Tools to Create Missing Middle and Workforce Development HousingEmily Doerr
Joe Meyers
Shannon Morgan
Jill Ferrari
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMIdea to Reality: Workshop with Majora CarterMajora Carter
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMMSHDA's HCV Key to Own Homeownership and Family Self Sufficiency ProgramsLisa Lehman
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMPrevention and Diversion Activities Throughout Michigan: Where We Are Now and Where We Want to BeJeanine Yard
Amber Troupe
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMSafe & Healthy HousingJessica Halstead
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMSmoke-Free Housing for the Next Generation: E-Cigarettes and BeyondAmanda Gallaher
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMConfronting Feeling Like an Impostor KeynoteKevin Cokley
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMClosing Michigan's Digital DivideEric Frederick
1:15 PM - 2:15 PME.H.Zero Initiative: Grand Rapids Policies and Programs for Equitable, Healthy, and Zero Carbon BuildingsAlison Waske Sutter
Jennifer Spiller
Sergio Cira-Reyes
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMHousing Plus: Strategies for Affordable Housing for Older AdultsSarah Nelson
Martha Davis
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMImproving Neighborhoods - One Door At A TimeTracey Barnes
Ann Grambau
Jodi Mackie
Tonya Young
Pierre-denise Gilliam
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMMichigan Lead Abatement Workforce Development InitiativesJennifer Shutts
Ty Liggons
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMOakland County Fair Housing Initiative - Source of Income DiscriminationCharlie Cavell
Dana Paglia-King
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMSingle Family Housing in Rural MichiganAileen Waldron
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMStaying in Your Lane and Building BridgesLeah DuMouchel
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMThe Development ProcessMark McDaniel
2:30 PM - 3:30 PMTim Wise KeynoteTim Wise
3:30 PM - 4:00 PMStatewide Housing Plan Rollout