Alexandra Ladd has been the director of the Office of Affordable Housing for the City of Santa Fe since 2012. She had a previous six-year stint with the city as a housing planner. In her current position, Ms. Ladd administers Santa Fe’s inclusionary zoning program, oversees funding allocations from HUD and Santa Fe’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund, manages operational grants to local housing services providers and works on affordable housing policy issues. Previously, she worked as a planning consultant and wrote affordable housing plans for the cities of Santa Rosa, Taos, Las Vegas and Belen as well as Lea County.
Michael Langford is the adult brain injury division director at ARCA. During his 35 years working with adults and children with disabilities, he developed and managed programs in residential, day treatment and vocational settings. He also managed functional rehabilitation programs for adults and children who are served by multiple systems, including treatment foster care. Mr. Langford specializes in behavioral programming that blends natural support with specialized support systems.
Cory Lee has more than eight years of experience working with women who are dealing with substance abuse, poverty and domestic violence issues. Ms. Lee began with Crossroads for Women in 2011 as a case manager at Maya’s Place and was promoted to program director in 2014. In 2015 she was tasked with overseeing the opening of The Pavilions in Los Lunas. Currently, she is the director of therapeutic services for Crossroads. Ms. Lee earned a master’s degree from Columbia University where she focused on understanding empowerment in women’s narratives.
A technology trainer with a real estate and technology background, Jack Lindberg has been teaching real estate professionals about web design and social media for more than 20 years. He has written five books about social networking websites including LinkedIn for Real Estate. He also designed classes for the National Association of REALTORS® and was a best-selling author on realtor.org. A real estate agent, broker and general contractor, Mr. Lindberg created two real estate website platforms and consulted on the development of many others.
As president of a small consulting firm, Project Moxie, Jenn Lopez works on affordable housing projects and homeless programs throughout the Southwest. Prior to launching the firm, Ms. Lopez was the director of homeless initiatives for Colorado Governor John W. Hickenlooper. While there, she implemented the Pathways Home Supportive Housing Toolkit and the Coming Home Colorado Action Lab series, which worked to reduce veterans’ homelessness. Her efforts resulted in more than $200 million in housing investments and the production of 530 permanent supportive housing units over a two-year period. From 2006 to 2013, Ms. Lopez was the executive director of the Regional Housing Alliance.
Allegra Love is an attorney and director of the Dreamers Project. She began her career at Santa Fe Public Schools in 2005 as a bilingual elementary school teacher and followed her passion for working with immigrants by going to law school. After graduating from the University of New Mexico School of Law, Ms. Love began working for the Adelante program of Santa Fe Public Schools, where she founded the Dreamers Project. She volunteers extensively for organizations like the Santa Fe Youth Commission, No More Deaths and New Mexico Dreamers in Action (NM-DIA). She also works to defend Central American women and children who are detained on the US border. Ms. Love is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and is a licensed teacher in the state of New Mexico.
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