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Board Members

Paul Dellinger
Paul Dellinger - President

ED, Cleveland HA • 15 years with CHA • Prior Deputy Director of the Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority (Lima, Ohio) for over 12 years • B.B.A.: Bowling Green State University • M.B.A.: Tiffin University • With wife Sheri: 2 grandsons • Enjoys family, travel, guitar, & endurance mountain bike racing


Maria Catron
Maria Catron - Sr Vice President

ED, Oak Ridge HA • 15 years PH experience • Redeveloped with HOPE VI. Experienced with Community Supportive Services/Choice Neighborhoods & FSS/Homeownership programs • Several local, regional, and state boards focused on affordable housing • Tennessee Affordable Housing Coalition, Treasurer • With husband, Darryl: 5 sons & 1 daughter


Thomas Rowe
Thomas Rowe - Secretary/Treasurer

ED, Murfreesboro HA • B.S. in accounting, Atlantic Christian College • 40 years of PH experience • Former ED, Rocky Mount HA • Former ED, Fort Mill HA • Director of three non-profit entities • SERC-NAHRO, Past President • CCHRO, Past President • Has twin sons


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Jo Alred - VP Commissioners

Board Chairman, Jackson HA • 22 years on HA Board • Former TAHRA Commissioners Committee, Co-chair • SERC- NAHRO Commissioners Committee, Secretary • NAHRO Commissioner Certification Trainer • 31 years' service: state of Tennessee in Education


Jeff Green
Jeff Green - VP Housing

Operations Director, Morristown HA • 21 years with MHA • Bachelor's degree in org. management with concentration in financial management: Tusculum University • TAHRA's Exhibitors Committee, Co-Chair • SERC/NAHRO History & Archives Committee • East Tennessee Purchasing Association, Member • Married, 3 sons and 2 granddaughters


Susan Minor
Susan Minor - VP Professional Development

VPO, Franklin HA • Experienced with Nonprofit Management/Marketing & Communications/Commercial Real Estate • Bachelor's degree in finance, Arkansas State University • PHADA/Rutgers EDEP graduate • Involved with several community organizations • With husband, Gary: 1 son


Justin Jones
Justin Jones - VP Members Services

ED, Ripley HA since 2018 • Prior Finance Director at RHA 2015 - 2018 • Bachelor's degrees in business management & accounting • M.B.A. (concentration in accounting) • PHADA and Rutgers University EDEP graduate • NAHRO Certified Public Housing • NAHMA Certified Professional of Occupancy • IRS Enrolled Agent • TN Certified Municipal Financial Officer • Pursuing Institute of Real Estate Management Property Manager Certification • PHADA's Membership Committee • SERC-NAHRO's Housing & Emerging Leaders Committees • Rotary Club member • Bags of Hope volunteer • Lauderdale County Litter Committee • Two children


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Jim Payne - 1st Past President

ED, Sparta HA • 18 years with Sparta HA • Sparta Jaycees, Past President • Sparta Rotary Club, Past Member • City of Sparta Alderman, 15 years of service • TAHRA, Past President • Motlow State Community College, Board of Trustees • Married to Judy Parker Payne


Joyce Floyd
Joyce Floyd - 2nd Past President

VP of Strategic Planning & Development, Knoxville RHA • 30 years PH experience • Sparta HA Board of Commissioners, Chairman • Strategic Planning Certification • Certified Government Performance Manager. Oversees Strategic Planning for SERC/NAHRO & TAHRA • NAHRO's Community Revitalization & Development Committee • Bachelor's degree: Tennessee Technological University

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