Dan is responsible for keeping the mission of Charities Housing and reports to Board of Directors on all development, management, and organizational activities. Dan provides guidance and support to the management team and fosters a team based working environment. He joined Charities Housing in 1995 and has held positions of Project Manager, Director of Housing Development, and Director of Real Estate. He is a licensed architect and a certified general real estate appraiser, having spent eight years in commercial architecture and real estate appraisal. Dan has an M.S. in Real Estate from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Bachelor of Architecture from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo. He is also a graduate of Harvard University's Advanced Management Development Program in Real Estate and studied at Ecoles dâ€™Art Americaines at Palais de Fontainebleau in France. Dan is a member of ULI and serves on the Board of Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California.
Director of Housing Development
Kathy is responsible for overseeing the acquisition, entitlement, financing, and construction of all projects undertaken by Charities Housing. She joined Charities Housing in 2002. She previously worked as a Development Officer with the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara for twelve years and developed over 750 affordable residential units, including family and senior apartments, migrant farm worker housing, and self-help ownership housing. Kathy also served as the Comprehensive Grant Program Administrator at the Housing Authority and was responsible for the modernization of over 500 public housing units owned by the Housing Authority. Kathy has consulted for other non-profit corporations and the State of California. These consulting contracts resulted in the construction of many worthwhile affordable housing units throughout northern California. She previously held positions as Project Manager and Acting Executive Director for Community Housing Developers, a local non-profit development corporation. Kathy has an M.S. in Urban and Regional Planning and a B.A. in Anthropology from San Jose State University.
Director of Property Management
Janet joined Charities Housing in 2014. She oversees the property management and resident services activities of the agency. Janet has managed market rate and below market rate residential properties as well as commercial real estate since 1996. Her property management career has taken her to John Stewart Company as a Senior Regional Manager and Prometheus Real Estate Group as a Portfolio Manager. She was also a Director of Property Operations for the Oakland Housing Authority where she oversaw and helped redesign the Authorityâ€™s public housing program. Janet holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and completed Leadership and Project Management courses through UC Berkeley Extension. She served on the Board of the Latino Partners for a Healthy Tomorrow and participated on committees of the Coalition of Mexican American Organizations in the San Joaquin Valley.
As Charities Housingâ€™s Controller, Terri is responsible for the organizationâ€™s accounting, finance and administrative functions. Prior to joining Charities Housing in 2005, Terri worked as a Senior Audit Manager for Berger Lewis, a public accounting firm based in San Jose. She specialized in providing attest services to for-profit real estate owners, tax-exempt organizations, and low-income housing related entities, including affordable housing developers, HUD-financed entities, and low-income housing tax credit partnerships. She audited and consulted on various aspects of affordable housing, including development, tax credit compliance, cost certifications for tax credit partnerships, HUD and HCD, and audits in compliance with HUD and OMB Circular A-133. Terri earned her B.A. in Economics from University of California at Santa Cruz and a Masterâ€™s in Accountancy from San Jose State University. She currently sits on the board of Center for Spiritual Enlightenment in San Jose and serves as Treasurer.