Our Leadership

Board of Directors

Steven J. Rioff

Co Chair

Cynthia Lacasse

Co Chair

Elizabeth Gruber

Vice Chair

Anne Rousseau

Treasurer

Terry Saunders Lane

Clerk

Christopher T. Norris

Executive Director

Nader Acevedo

Stephen Adamo

Kevin Boyle

Cassandra Clay

Brian W. Donovan

Philip Dorman

Janet Frazier

Robert Kaplan

Langley Keyes

Joseph Kriesberg

Mary-Anne Morrison

Peter Munkenbeck

Richard Muraida

Jeffrey H. Packard

Esther Schlorholtz

Darryl Settles

Charles M. Smith

Donald E. Vaughan

Michael Widmer

Nader Acevedo

Stephen Adamo

Kevin Boyle

Cassandra Clay

Brian W. Donovan

Philip Dorman

Janet Frazier

Robert Kaplan

Langley Keyes

Joseph Kriesberg

Mary-Anne Morrison

Peter Munkenbeck

Richard Muraida

Jeffrey H. Packard

Esther Schlorholtz

Darryl Settles

Charles M. Smith

Donald E. Vaughan

Michael Widmer

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Senior Staff

Chris Norris

Executive Director

Mr. Norris has served as the executive director of Metro Housing|Boston since 2007. With a staff of 155 and a $12 million operating budget, Metro Housing|Boston connects residents of Greater Boston with safe, decent homes they can afford and administers more than 9,500 rental assistance vouchers.

Prior to working at Metro Housing|Boston, Mr. Norris spent 10 years as the assistant director of Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA), in which he directed their state legislative policy work. Before that, he served as the coordinator of the National Consumer Law Center’s Foreclosure Prevention Program. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of the Pacific and his JD from the Massachusetts School of Law. He serves on the board of directors of CHAPA, the Massachusetts Community Banking Council and the Regional Housing Network of Massachusetts.

(617) 425-6606 | chris.norris@metrohousingboston.org

Susan Nohl

Deputy Director

Promoted to deputy director in January 2013, Ms. Nohl was previously director of Leased Housing from 2007-2012. She joined Metro Housing|Boston in 1999 as a team leader in the Rental Assistance department. Previously, she was the director of the Scattered Site Shelter at Tri-City Housing Task Force for Homeless Families in Malden. Ms. Nohl has a bachelor’s degree in American History and Secondary Education from Suffolk University.

(617) 425-6608 | susan.nohl@ metrohousingboston.org

Rev. Anne M. Rousseau

Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Rousseau joined Metro Housing|Boston in 1997, managing the agency’s accounting and financial reporting functions, and was promoted to CFO in 2002. Prior to her tenure at Metro Housing|Boston, she managed the Accounts Payable department at Learningsmith, Inc. Ms. Rousseau graduated cum laude from Boston College with a bachelor’s degree in theology and earned a Master of Divinity degree from the Episcopal Divinity School.

(617) 425-6780 | anne.rousseau@ metrohousingboston.org

Samentha Alphonse

Director of Human Resources

Samentha joined Metro Housing|Boston in October 2017. She previously served as the Director of Human Resources at Health Imperatives in Brockton. She has enjoyed over seven years in the field of Human Resources, beginning as a HR Specialist and taking on progressively more responsible roles. She has experience specializing in both large and small size organizations in the capacities of recruiting, training, benefits, employee relations, payroll, and HRIS. Sam has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Management and Organizational Change from Pine Manor College.

(617) 425-6650 | Samentha.Alphonse@metrohousingboston.org

 

Brunette Beaupin-Jaramillo

Director of Leased Housing

Ms. Beaupin-Jaramillo joined Metro Housing|Boston in 1995 as a relocation representative, and then served as a program manager for 10 years. In 2011 she has was promoted to assistant director of Leased Housing and was made director of Leased Housing in 2013. She is a member of the Rental Assistance Committee and is the chair of Metro Housing|Boston’s Diversity Luncheon Committee. Ms. Beaupin-Jaramillo attended Bay Path College for Business.

(617) 425-6621 | brunette.beaupin@ metrohousingboston.org

Carla Beaudoin

Director of Development

Carla joined Metro Housing|Boston in September, 2017 with over ten years of fundraising experience in the nonprofit sector. She previously served as the Executive Director of the Newburyport Education Foundation and the Boys & Girls Club of Woburn. Carla brings experience in implementing fundraising programs with a variety of donors, partners, and sponsors. She leads a team of three fundraising professionals that generate funds from individual, corporate, foundation and government sources. Carla graduated from Suffolk University with a degree in Government and Public Relations.

(617) 425-6650 | Carla.Beaudoin@metrohousingboston.org

 

Howard Clayman

Director of Information Technology

Mr. Clayman joined the IT department at Metro Housing|Boston in January 2008. He has worked in IT support since the early 1980s and has experience in networking and server and desktop support in addition to programming. Mr. Clayman holds a bachelor’s degree in History from Brandeis University in Waltham.

(617) 425-6632 | howard.clayman@ metrohousingboston.org

Kevin Donaher

Director of Inspectional and Property Owner Services

Mr. Donaher has more than two decades of experience in affordable housing and services. Since 1987, he has held a number of key positions at Metro Housing|Boston, including acting director of rental assistance. In his current position, Mr. Donaher ensures quality of service to Metro Housing|Boston’s tenants and landlords. He has a bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

(617) 425-6702 | kevin.donaher@ metrohousingboston.org

Steven Farrell

Director of Communications and Policy

Mr. Farrell joined Metro Housing|Boston in January 2013 after previously serving as Director of Development at the Boston Private Industry Council. While working as an independent management consultant in Ohio, Steve was the first executive director of a statewide non-profit housing association for people with developmental disabilities. Steve has also worked for United Way and City Year. A native of Watertown, Steven graduated from Northeastern University, earned a Bachelor of Philosophy degree from St. John’s Seminary in Brighton, and received a Master of Public Policy degree from Georgetown University.

(617) 425-6673 | steven.farrell@ metrohousingboston.org

Maura Pensak

Director of Housing Supports

Ms. Pensak joined Metro Housing|Boston in 2006 as the Director of Homeless Services, and later became Director of Client Services until March of 2013. After a brief tenure as the Chief Program Officer for Health Imperatives in Brockton, Mass., Ms. Pensak returned in March 2016 to become the Director of Housing Supports. Ms. Pensak spent many years at the Women’s Lunch Place and was previously the Director of Programs at Project Hope. Ms. Pensak holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University. She also completed graduate studies in the Masters of Human Services program at the University of Massachusetts.

(617) 425-6650 | maura.pensak@ metrohousingboston.org

Managers – Housing Supports

Molly Butman
Assistant Director, Operations
Phone: (617) 425-6753
Fax: (617) 532-7675

Regine Chrispin
HCEC Manager
Phone: (617) 425-6716
Fax: (617) 532-7667

Jesse Edsell-Vetter
Center for Hoarding Intervention Manager
Phone: (617) 425-6658
Fax: (617) 532-7540

Sylvia Kelly
Specialized Intensive Programs and Services (SIPS) Manager
Phone: (617) 425-6764
Fax: (617) 532-7609

Lanaii Tolentino
Motel Re-Housing Program Manager
Phone: (617) 425-6704
Fax: (617) 532-7515

Anthony Woods
Stabilization Manager – HomeBASE
Phone: (617) 425.6642
Fax: (617) 532-7641

Managers – Leased Housing

Josh Fluke
Assistant Director – Quality Assurance
Phone: (617) 425-6678
Fax: (617) 532-7637

Katharine Kaplan
Assistant Director
Phone: (617) 425-6671
Fax: (617) 532-7546

Andrew Piscatelli
Assistant Director
Phone: (617) 425-6707
Fax: (617) 532-7561

Rebecca Bartolick
Manager
Phone: (617) 425-6660
Fax: (617) 532-7568

Sarah Donovan
Manager
Phone: (617) 425-6690
Fax: (617) 532-7504

Juan Haro
Manager
Phone: (617) 425-6788
Fax: (617) 532-7528

John Hillis
Shelter Plus Care Program Manager
Phone: (617) 425-6736
Fax: (617) 532-7595

David Kelley
Family Self-Sufficiency Program Manager
Phone: (617) 425-6603
Fax: (617) 532-7648

Michael Lara
Manager
Phone: (617) 425-6651
Fax: (617) 532-7546

Sara McClory
Manager
Phone: (617) 425-6742
Fax: (617) 532-7516

Other Departmental Managers

Barbara Chandler
Civil Rights & Fair Housing
Senior Advisor
Phone: (617) 425-6681
Fax: (617) 532-7577

Jeff Landis
Communications
Manager
Phone: (617) 425-6691
Fax: (617) 532-7547

Carlos Hoffens
Inspections Supervisor
Phone: (617) 425-6652
Fax: (617) 532-7514

Jennifer Shaw
Property Owner Resources
Manager
Phone: (617) 425-6637
Fax: (617) 532-7539

Howard Wensley
Property Owner Services
Manager
Phone: (617) 425-6656
Fax: (617) 532-7533

  
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