Agenda

Wednesday, June 12 - Friday, June 14, 2013

Wednesday: June 12

10:00 am – 1:00 pm Registration
1:00 – 1:10 Welcome
1:10 – 2:10 Keynote

Dr. Erasmo Gamboa
Associate Professor at University of Washington

2:10 – 2:30 Networking Break
2:30 – 2:45 Movie Preview: So Close to America by Peter Carrs, Surveyor Films
2:45 – 5:00 The Latest on Immigration Reform

Ramon Ramirez
President
Pineros Campesino Unidos del Noroeste (PCUN)

Mike Gempler
Executive Director
Washington Growers League

Tom Roach
Immigration Attorney
Roach Law LLP

6:00 – 9:00 Welcome Reception: River Run Lodge Event Center

Thursday, June 13

7:00 – 8:00 am Registration / Breakfast Buffet
8:00 – 10:00 Building Tomorrow’s Sustainable Communities: An Open Forum with HUD

Maurice Jones
Deputy Secretary

Mary McBride
Region 10 Administrator

Doug Carlson
CPD Portland Office Director

10:00 – 10:15 Networking Break
10:15 am – 12:15 pm Concurrent Sessions

1. Acquiring a 515 Project: Tips from the Experts

Larry Anderson
Rural Housing Preservation Associates LLC

Dean Greenwalt
Multi-Family Special Projects Coordinator, Senior Loan Analyst
USDA Rural Development

2. Integrating Social Services into Housing Developments; Maximizing Use of the Community Center

Bryan Ketcham
Director
Catholic Charities Housing Services of Yakima

Sandra Aguilar
Resident Services Coordinator
Catholic Charities of Yakima

12:15 – 1:15 Lunch Keynote

Margaret Van Vliet
Director
Oregon Housing and Community Services

Paul Fitzgerald
Director of Asset and Management and Compliance Division
Washington State Housing Finance Commission

1:15 – 3:15 Concurrent Sessions

1. Low Income Housing Tax Credits; Combining Tax Credits with Other Funding Sources

Martha Taylor
Attorney
Community Development Law Center

Stan Stradley
Executive Director
Housing Authority of the County of Umatilla

Chris Walvoord
Senior Underwriter
Enterprise Community Investment

2. Who’s Qualified? Tenant Eligibility Requirements for Farmworker Developments with Multiple Funding Sources

Mark Wilk
Attorney
Oregon Law Center

Mirna Reyes-Bible
National Office Senior Finance and Loan Analyst
USDA Multi-Family Housing Preservation and Direct Loan Division

3:15 – 3:45 Networking Break
3:45 – 5:30 pm Concurrent Sessions

1. Effective Marketing Strategies for Farmworker Housing Projects with Multiple Funding Sources

Maria Elena Guerra
Portfolio Manager
REACH Community Development

2. Developing Long Term Capital Needs Assessments for You and Your Potential Funders

Kyle Anderson
Vice-President
LMC Construction

Shelley Lubbers
Owner
Inspections Unlimited

Mark Rossi
Architect
Pinnacle Architecture

Keith Wooden
Director of Community Development
Housing Works

Friday, June 14

7:30 – 9:00 am Breakfast Buffet
9:00 – 11:00 Policy Discussion with USDA Rural Development

Tammye Treviño
Administrator, Housing and Community Facilities

Vicki Walker
OR State Director

Mario Villanueva
WA State Director

Dean Greenwalt
Multi-family Special Projects Coordinator & Senior Loan Analyst

Rod Hansen
Oregon Housing Programs Director

Tammy Repine
Washington Housing Programs Director

Mirna Reyes-Bible
National Office Senior Finance and Loan Analyst, Multi-Family Housing Preservation and Direct Loan Division

11:00 – 11:15 Final Thoughts—see you in 2015!