Conference speaker spotlight: Michael McNamara


This is the latest of several quick bios we'll blog of speakers scheduled to appear at the Vermont Statewide Housing Conference, Nov. 18 in South Burlington.

Read about other speakers scheduled to present at the event and register to attend at the conference Web site.

Michael McNamara of Colchester has served the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as its Burlington Field Office Director since 1999, covering the State of Vermont.

Before coming to HUD, Michael served as Deputy Director of the Vermont Housing Finance Agency. Prior to VHFA, he served as Executive Director of the Alexandria, VA., Housing and Redevelopment Authority, and as Executive Director of the Burlington, Vt., and Clinton, Mass., housing authorities.

A native of Waltham, Mass., Michael holds a BA from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and a Master of Public Administration from Clark University.

Mike will be presenting at the conference as part of the Housing 101 (Part I) workshop.

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