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U.S. Department of the Treasury
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20220
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

9:00–10:10 Security Processing
10:00–10:15 Welcome and Introductions
Racquel Russell, Deputy Assistant to the President for Urban Affairs and Economic Mobility, Domestic Policy Council
10:15 – 10:30 Alignment Initiative Accomplishments-to-Date
Erika Poethig, Acting Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, HUD
10:30 – 12:00

Pilot Progress— Report from the States

Presentation: Victoria Laws, Office of Multifamily Housing Programs, HUD

Moderator: Tracy Kaufman, Director, National Preservation Initiative, National Housing Trust

Panel Participants:

  • Mark Shelburne, Counsel & Policy Coordinator, North Carolina Housing Finance Agency
  • Karen Hassan, Compliance Supervisor, Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
  • Ryan Miller, Asset Management Section Manager, Oregon Housing and Community Services
  • Gerald Arnott, Housing Program Director, Ohio, USDA Rural Development

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 – 1:15 Overview of Afternoon Session and Remarks
Mark J. Mazur, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Analysis, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury
1:15 – 2:15

Achieving Regulatory and Procedural Relief through Alignment

Moderator: Bryan Hooper, Deputy Administrator, Multi-Family Housing, USDA Rural Development

Panel Participants:

  • Trisha Miller, Senior Advisor, Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities, HUD
  • David Wilderman, Housing Program Manager, Office of Multifamily Housing, HUD
  • Janet Stouder, Deputy Director, Multi-Family Housing Portfolio Management Division, USDA Rural Development
  • Jack Malgeri, Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, HUD

2:15 – 2:30 Break
2:30 – 3:30

Proposals for Pilot Expansion

Moderator: Ben Metcalf, Senior Advisor to the Acting Assistant Secretary for Housing/FHA Commissioner, HUD

Panel Participants:

  • Mike Steininger, Director - Guaranteed Loan Division, Acting Director - Preservation and Direct Loan Division, Multi-Family Housing, USDA Rural Development
  • James Arcara, Supervisory General Engineer, REAC, HUD
  • Bryan Zises, Chief of Staff, Illinois Housing Development Authority
  • Doug Ryan, Assistant Director of Federal Programs, Montgomery County Housing Opportunities Commission

3:30 – 3:45

Sustaining our Efforts
Doug O’Brien, Deputy Under Secretary, USDA Rural Development

3:45 – 4:00

Closing Remarks
Gary Heidel, Executive Director, Michigan State Housing Development Authority