Walsh Joins Housing Partnership Network Executive Team
Posted under Industry News on September 17, 2012
From the Housing Partnership Network:
Dee Walsh, the executive director of REACH Community Development in Portland, Ore., will join Housing Partnership Network in October 2012 as the executive vice president for peer learning and member engagement where she will assume overall leadership for the peer learning and exchange, sourcing and replication of innovation, the International Housing Partnership, and Strength Matters.
Walsh, who will serve on the HPN executive team and report to the CEO, will oversee the staff team at HPN that supports these activities. She will maintain a home in Portland and will be working part of the time from her home and part of the time out of the Network’s Boston headquarters office.
Under her tenure, REACH became one of the most successful and innovative nonprofit housing developers and owners in the country. She has served as CEO of REACH since 1990 after a two year stint as deputy director. Before that, she worked as a community development specialist at Pacific Power, and in progressively responsible community development positions in the city governments of Minneapolis, Seattle, and Portland. She got her start as a VISTA volunteer for Network member Project for Pride in Living in Minneapolis.
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