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Office of Public Housing

Kevin has over 20 years of public housing authority experience. He received a Bachelors of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and an Associates Degree in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. He is a NAHRO certified Public Housing Manager, Certified Public Housing Specialist, and maintains his Housing Choice Voucher, Occupancy, and Rent Certifications. Kevin is property manager and broker with Forsley Real Estate and has over 20 years of experience managing private multi-unit properties. He is currently a member of the LHA’s Public Safety Committee.

Name: Kevin Forsley

Designation: Director of Public Housing Programs

Phone: 978-364-5361

Fax: 866-551-2715

Email: [email protected]

Rosa Gill

Name: Rosa Gill

Division: Public Housing

Designation: Housing Technician

Phone: 978-364-5365

Fax: 866-551-2715

Email: [email protected]

Division of Leased Housing

Melissa Sinuon

Name: Melissa Sinoun

Division: Division of Leased Housing

Designation: Housing Technician

Phone: 978-364-5346

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Tracie Morgan

Name: Tracie Morgan

Division: Division of Leased Housing

Designation: Administrative Aid

Phone: 978-364-5351

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Ken Khirv

Name: Ken Khirv

Division: Division of Leased Housing

Designation: Leased Housing Program Coordinator

Phone: 978-364-5350

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Kathy Fineburg

Name: Kathy Fineberg

Division: Division of Leased Housing

Designation: Administrative Aid

Phone: 978-364-5355

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Tha Chhan joined the agency in 1988 and briefly served as a Clerk/Interpreter before being appointed as a Housing Inspector in 1989. He was later promoted in 2002 to Assistant Director of Leased Housing programs before assuming the Directorship in 2008. Tha holds a Masters of Social Work from Boston University and a Bachelors of Science degree from Franklin Pierce College. He is a certified Housing Specialist and Public Housing Manager. Tha is fluent in English and Cambodian. Tha received a citation from the City of Lowell in 2012 for his contributions to the Cambodian community of Lowell.

Tha Chhan

Name: Tha Chhan

Designation: Director of Leased Housing Programs

Phone: 978-364-5353

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Michelle Dinan

Name: Michelle Dinan

Division: Family Self-Sufficiency

Designation: Director of Family Self-Sufficiency

Phone: 978-364-5368

Fax: 978-267-6183

Email: [email protected]

Alisen Purtell

Name: Alisen Purtell

Designation: Section 8 Program Specialist

Phone: 978-364-5359

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Janice Gomes

Name: Janice Gomes

Division: Division of Leased Housing Programs

Designation: Section 8 Program Specialist

Phone: 978-364-5319

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Property Management

Naida will be joining our team as a Resident Service Coordinator at South Common Village. Naida possesses 15 years of experience in case management, substance abuse, shelter services and property management. Naida has an Associates Degree from Middlesex Community College, and is bi-lingual–fluent in Spanish, and speaking basic Portuguese.

Name: Naida Gonzalez

Division: Resident Services

Designation: Resident Service Coordinator

Phone: 978-364-5352

Fax: 866-541-2750

Email: [email protected]

Virak is our new addition to the Public Housing Office. Virak was previously employed as an Admissions Coordinator for the Umass Lowell Navitas Global Student Success Program. He has over 10 years of customer service, office coordination, and data entry system experience. Virak has a Bachelors Degree in English Language Teaching, and is bi-lingual in English and Khmer.

Name: Virak Vong

Division: Property Management

Designation: Public Housing Office Assistant

Phone: 978-364-5363

Fax: 866-541-2745

Email: [email protected]

Krystal comes to the agency from Catholic Charities of Worcester. Prior to her employment with Catholic Charities, Krystal worked in admissions at Worcester Housing Authority, and has administrative and supervisory experience in shelter services. She posseses a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy and Health Services and Sciences.

Name: Krystal Vanhorne

Division: Property Management

Designation: Assistant Property Manager

Phone: 978-364-5323

Fax: 866-541-2750

Email: [email protected]

Name: Adrianna Binet

Division: Property Management

Designation: Housing Assistant/Case Manager

Phone: 978-364-5369

Fax: 866-471-8623

Email: [email protected]

Name: Clinton Wilson

Division: Property Management

Designation: Assistant Property Manager

Phone: 978-364-5357

Fax: 866-541-2745

Email: [email protected]

Name: Erica Bradford

Division: Property Management

Designation: Assistant Property Manager

Phone: 978-364-5346

Fax: 866-471-8623

Email: [email protected]

Michael Misiano

Name: Michael Misiano

Division: Property Management

Designation: Assistant Property Manager

Phone: 978-364-5328

Fax: 866-541-2709

Email: [email protected]

Mark Briere

Name: Mark Briere

Division: Property Management

Designation: Property Manager, State Housing, ESG Coordinator

Phone: 978-364-5334

Fax: 866-471-8623

Email: [email protected]

Carmen Fernandez

Name: Carmen Fernandez

Division: Property Management

Designation: Assistant Property Manager

Phone: 978-364-5363

Fax: 866-541-2745

Email: [email protected]

Sarita Berrios

Name: Sarita Berrios

Division: Property Management

Designation: Property Manager

Phone: 978-364-5329

Fax: 866-541-2709

Email: [email protected]

Dennis Mericer

Name: Dennis Mercier

Division: Property Management

Designation: Property Manager

Phone: 978-364-5322

Fax: 866-541-2750

Email: [email protected]

Denise Ryan

Name: Denise Ryan

Division: Property Management

Designation: Property Manager

Phone: 978-364-5318

Fax: 866-547-0443

Email: [email protected]

Amy Dalton

Name: Amy Dalton

Division: Property Management

Designation: Property Manager

Phone: 978-364-5364

Fax: 866-541-2745

Email: [email protected]

Capital Asset Management

Mr. Goldfield holds a Juris Doctor from Massachusetts School of Law, a Masters of Public Administration from Suffolk University and a Bachelors in Mass Communications from University of Hartford. He is admitted as an Attorney to the Massachusetts Bar and the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts.

Jonathan Goldfield

Name: Jonathan Goldfield

Designation: Capital Asset Manager

Phone: 978-364-5333

Email: [email protected]

Laura Watts comes to the agency with extensive experience in project management and site supervision in both commercial and residential construction. Laura is also a strong innovator in architectural design, possessing a Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural Technology from Boston Architectural College, and certifications in Renewable Energy Technologies from Cape Cod Community College.

Name: Laura Watts

Designation: Capital Asset Manager

Phone: 978-364-5312

Email: [email protected]

Procurement

Rita Brousseau has 25 years of experience in municipal accounting, and procurement and considerable knowledge of Massachusetts laws pertaining to municipal procurement. She holds an A.B.S., in Business Science and Management from Castle College, and is MCPPO Certified.

Name: Rita Brousseau

Division: Procurement

Designation: Chief Procurement Officer

Phone: 978-364-5341

Fax: 888-364-8835

Email: [email protected]

Finance Department

Sherry Giblin joined the agency as a staff accountant in 2014 with thirteen years of audit, tax and accounting experience from a Lowell based CPA firm.  Her commitment, accuracy and attention to detail earned her a promotion to Chief Accountant in 2016.Sherry holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Sherry currently directs and oversees all functions of the Finance and Procurement department to ensure the financial health and well-being of the Authority.

Name: Sherry Giblin

Designation: Chief Financial Officer

Phone: 978-364-5307

Fax: 866-547-0474

Email: [email protected]

Rachel has been with the Housing Authority since 2017, as the Authority’s Research Analyst.  Rachel has assumed a diverse role with the Authority, and works closely with our Finance and Capital Planning departments to address inefficiencies, coordinate projects, conduct financial analysis and grant research.    Rachel comes to the organization from St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children, where she was employed as a Development and Finance Assistant.  Prior to St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children, Rachel has held various roles in state and nonprofit administration, with experience in event planning, grant writing, financial analysis and compliance.  She is passionate about social justice, legislative advocacy and public policy.  Rachel possesses a BA in Public Policy and Business from Bentley University and an MPA from Northeastern University.

Rachel Spero

Name: Rachel Spero

Division: Finance

Designation: Chief Accountant

Phone: 978-364-5373

Fax: 866-547-0474

Email: [email protected]

Office of Public Housing

Kevin has over 20 years of public housing authority experience. He received a Bachelors of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and an Associates Degree in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. He is a NAHRO certified Public Housing Manager, Certified Public Housing Specialist, and maintains his Housing Choice Voucher, Occupancy, and Rent Certifications. Kevin is property manager and broker with Forsley Real Estate and has over 20 years of experience managing private multi-unit properties. He is currently a member of the LHA’s Public Safety Committee.

Name: Kevin Forsley

Designation: Director of Public Housing Programs

Phone: 978-364-5361

Fax: 866-551-2715

Email: [email protected]

Rosa Gill

Name: Rosa Gill

Division: Public Housing

Designation: Housing Technician

Phone: 978-364-5365

Fax: 866-551-2715

Email: [email protected]

Division of Leased Housing

Melissa Sinuon

Name: Melissa Sinoun

Division: Division of Leased Housing

Designation: Housing Technician

Phone: 978-364-5346

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Tracie Morgan

Name: Tracie Morgan

Division: Division of Leased Housing

Designation: Administrative Aid

Phone: 978-364-5351

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Ken Khirv

Name: Ken Khirv

Division: Division of Leased Housing

Designation: Leased Housing Program Coordinator

Phone: 978-364-5350

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Kathy Fineburg

Name: Kathy Fineberg

Division: Division of Leased Housing

Designation: Administrative Aid

Phone: 978-364-5355

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Tha Chhan joined the agency in 1988 and briefly served as a Clerk/Interpreter before being appointed as a Housing Inspector in 1989. He was later promoted in 2002 to Assistant Director of Leased Housing programs before assuming the Directorship in 2008. Tha holds a Masters of Social Work from Boston University and a Bachelors of Science degree from Franklin Pierce College. He is a certified Housing Specialist and Public Housing Manager. Tha is fluent in English and Cambodian. Tha received a citation from the City of Lowell in 2012 for his contributions to the Cambodian community of Lowell.

Tha Chhan

Name: Tha Chhan

Designation: Director of Leased Housing Programs

Phone: 978-364-5353

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Michelle Dinan

Name: Michelle Dinan

Division: Family Self-Sufficiency

Designation: Director of Family Self-Sufficiency

Phone: 978-364-5368

Fax: 978-267-6183

Email: [email protected]

Alisen Purtell

Name: Alisen Purtell

Designation: Section 8 Program Specialist

Phone: 978-364-5359

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Janice Gomes

Name: Janice Gomes

Division: Division of Leased Housing Programs

Designation: Section 8 Program Specialist

Phone: 978-364-5319

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Property Management

Naida will be joining our team as a Resident Service Coordinator at South Common Village. Naida possesses 15 years of experience in case management, substance abuse, shelter services and property management. Naida has an Associates Degree from Middlesex Community College, and is bi-lingual–fluent in Spanish, and speaking basic Portuguese.

Name: Naida Gonzalez

Division: Resident Services

Designation: Resident Service Coordinator

Phone: 978-364-5352

Fax: 866-541-2750

Email: [email protected]

Virak is our new addition to the Public Housing Office. Virak was previously employed as an Admissions Coordinator for the Umass Lowell Navitas Global Student Success Program. He has over 10 years of customer service, office coordination, and data entry system experience. Virak has a Bachelors Degree in English Language Teaching, and is bi-lingual in English and Khmer.

Name: Virak Vong

Division: Property Management

Designation: Public Housing Office Assistant

Phone: 978-364-5363

Fax: 866-541-2745

Email: [email protected]

Krystal comes to the agency from Catholic Charities of Worcester. Prior to her employment with Catholic Charities, Krystal worked in admissions at Worcester Housing Authority, and has administrative and supervisory experience in shelter services. She posseses a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy and Health Services and Sciences.

Name: Krystal Vanhorne

Division: Property Management

Designation: Assistant Property Manager

Phone: 978-364-5323

Fax: 866-541-2750

Email: [email protected]

Name: Adrianna Binet

Division: Property Management

Designation: Housing Assistant/Case Manager

Phone: 978-364-5369

Fax: 866-471-8623

Email: [email protected]

Name: Clinton Wilson

Division: Property Management

Designation: Assistant Property Manager

Phone: 978-364-5357

Fax: 866-541-2745

Email: [email protected]

Name: Erica Bradford

Division: Property Management

Designation: Assistant Property Manager

Phone: 978-364-5346

Fax: 866-471-8623

Email: [email protected]

Michael Misiano

Name: Michael Misiano

Division: Property Management

Designation: Assistant Property Manager

Phone: 978-364-5328

Fax: 866-541-2709

Email: [email protected]

Mark Briere

Name: Mark Briere

Division: Property Management

Designation: Property Manager, State Housing, ESG Coordinator

Phone: 978-364-5334

Fax: 866-471-8623

Email: [email protected]

Carmen Fernandez

Name: Carmen Fernandez

Division: Property Management

Designation: Assistant Property Manager

Phone: 978-364-5363

Fax: 866-541-2745

Email: [email protected]

Sarita Berrios

Name: Sarita Berrios

Division: Property Management

Designation: Property Manager

Phone: 978-364-5329

Fax: 866-541-2709

Email: [email protected]

Dennis Mericer

Name: Dennis Mercier

Division: Property Management

Designation: Property Manager

Phone: 978-364-5322

Fax: 866-541-2750

Email: [email protected]

Denise Ryan

Name: Denise Ryan

Division: Property Management

Designation: Property Manager

Phone: 978-364-5318

Fax: 866-547-0443

Email: [email protected]

Amy Dalton

Name: Amy Dalton

Division: Property Management

Designation: Property Manager

Phone: 978-364-5364

Fax: 866-541-2745

Email: [email protected]

Capital Asset Management

Mr. Goldfield holds a Juris Doctor from Massachusetts School of Law, a Masters of Public Administration from Suffolk University and a Bachelors in Mass Communications from University of Hartford. He is admitted as an Attorney to the Massachusetts Bar and the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts.

Jonathan Goldfield

Name: Jonathan Goldfield

Designation: Capital Asset Manager

Phone: 978-364-5333

Email: [email protected]

Laura Watts comes to the agency with extensive experience in project management and site supervision in both commercial and residential construction. Laura is also a strong innovator in architectural design, possessing a Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural Technology from Boston Architectural College, and certifications in Renewable Energy Technologies from Cape Cod Community College.

Name: Laura Watts

Designation: Capital Asset Manager

Phone: 978-364-5312

Email: [email protected]

Procurement

Rita Brousseau has 25 years of experience in municipal accounting, and procurement and considerable knowledge of Massachusetts laws pertaining to municipal procurement. She holds an A.B.S., in Business Science and Management from Castle College, and is MCPPO Certified.

Name: Rita Brousseau

Division: Procurement

Designation: Chief Procurement Officer

Phone: 978-364-5341

Fax: 888-364-8835

Email: [email protected]

Finance Department

Sherry Giblin joined the agency as a staff accountant in 2014 with thirteen years of audit, tax and accounting experience from a Lowell based CPA firm.  Her commitment, accuracy and attention to detail earned her a promotion to Chief Accountant in 2016.Sherry holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Sherry currently directs and oversees all functions of the Finance and Procurement department to ensure the financial health and well-being of the Authority.

Name: Sherry Giblin

Designation: Chief Financial Officer

Phone: 978-364-5307

Fax: 866-547-0474

Email: [email protected]

Rachel has been with the Housing Authority since 2017, as the Authority’s Research Analyst.  Rachel has assumed a diverse role with the Authority, and works closely with our Finance and Capital Planning departments to address inefficiencies, coordinate projects, conduct financial analysis and grant research.    Rachel comes to the organization from St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children, where she was employed as a Development and Finance Assistant.  Prior to St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children, Rachel has held various roles in state and nonprofit administration, with experience in event planning, grant writing, financial analysis and compliance.  She is passionate about social justice, legislative advocacy and public policy.  Rachel possesses a BA in Public Policy and Business from Bentley University and an MPA from Northeastern University.

Rachel Spero

Name: Rachel Spero

Division: Finance

Designation: Chief Accountant

Phone: 978-364-5373

Fax: 866-547-0474

Email: [email protected]

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