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Mayor Rawlings Appoints Reginald Gray to DHA Board of Commissioners

June 10, 2019

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 10, 2019--

DHA Housing Solutions for North Texas, announces that Jorge Baldor, founder of the Latino Center for Leadership Development, has been elected the new chairman of DHA’s board of commissioners. Victor Vital has stepped down from his role as DHA board chairman after serving on the board of commissioners for five years.

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Jorge Baldor elected as chairman and Reginald Gray appointed as commissioner. (Photo: Business Wire)

Mayor Mike Rawlings appointed educator Reginald Gray to DHA’s board of commissioners. Mr. Gray has two degrees from Southern Methodist University -- a bachelor’s in advertising and a master’s in economics. He’s also working on his doctorate. As an economics professor for Mountain View College, Gray creates a strong enthusiasm and foundation in financial education among his students.

“Mr. Vital, having served as chairman and vice chairman, has been a strong champion of DHA families,” says Troy Broussard, president, and chief executive officer of DHA. “While we will miss Mr. Vital, we are honored to have Mr. Baldor serve as the board chair. We welcome Mr. Baldor as the incoming chairman and we welcome Reginald Gray to the DHA board of commissioners. Both leaders are outstanding additions who are actively involved in the community, lending their talent and expertise to strengthening the next generation. DHA is excited about the unique and diverse expertise they bring to DHA and we look forward to their leadership and guidance.”

Mr. Baldor was born in Havana, Cuba, and lives in Dallas, Texas. In 2018, he was nominated by The Dallas Morning News as Texan of the Year. In 2016 he was named by D CEO Magazine as Outstanding Latino Advocate. The Latino Center for Leadership Development, which he founded in 2015, has received numerous awards and recognitions, including a feature as Dallas’ New Latino Leaders by D Magazine in August 2016. He most recently founded Mercado369 in the heart of Oak Cliff, a community art center and cafe reflecting the rich culture and history of Latin America from Mexico to Argentina.

“Our DHA board members are committed to advancing the mission of the organization, and as chairman I look forward to strengthening our path toward housing innovation and inclusivity for DHA, our clients, and our community,” says Mr. Baldor. “Together, Vice Chairman Jim Garner and Commissioners Theresa Flores, Deborah Culberson, and Reginald Gray are part of the solution - a solution for quality affordable housing in healthy, inclusive North Texas communities.”

DHA’s five-member board of commissioners is responsible for setting policy as well as providing governance and fiduciary oversight of the agency. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings appoints the members of DHA’s board of commissioners.

To see the biographies of DHA’s board of commissioners, please visit:

https://dhantx.com/who-we-are/board-of-commissioners/

About the Dallas Housing Authority (DHA)

DHA Housing Solutions for North Texas provides quality, affordable housing to low-income families and individuals through the effective and efficient administration of housing assistance programs. The agency aims to create opportunities for program participants to achieve self-sufficiency and economic independence. DHA provides housing opportunities to 55,000 people through public housing developments and Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) programs. Our mission is to provide affordable quality housing and access to supportive resources across North Texas. DHA is governed by its Board of Commissioners and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. DHA is an independent, local government entity, that is separate from the Dallas City Housing/Community Services department, which is governed by the City of Dallas. For more information about DHA, please visit www.dhantx.com.

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CONTACT: Jacqueline Chen Valencia

CONNECTIVE Agency

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA TEXAS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PUBLIC POLICY/GOVERNMENT STATE/LOCAL CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE

SOURCE: Dallas Housing Authority

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