Board of Directors

Florida Housing's Board of Directors consists of the Executive Director (or designee) of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, who is an ex officio voting member, and eight additional members who are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. The Board members serve four-year terms and are selected as representatives of various housing industry groups, as indicated below.

Meet Florida Housing's Board of Directors:
Bernard “Barney” Smith, of Jacksonville
Chair
One of two citizen representatives
Ray Dubuque, of Panama City
Vice Chair
One of two citizen representatives
 
Ron Lieberman, of Ocala
 
Residential builder
Natacha Bastian, of Miami
 
Commercial building representative
 
Renier Diaz de la Portilla, of Kendall
 
Former local government elected official
Julie Dennis
 
Designee, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), Ex-Officio
 
Harold L. “Trey” Price
 
Executive Director, Florida Housing Finance Corporation
 

 

LaTasha Green-Cobb, of Jacksonville
Low Income Advocate

Creston Leifried, of Chuluota
Representative of those areas of labor engaged in home building

 


Vacant:
 
Representative of Banking/mortgage banking industry


For information about Florida Housing’s Board meetings, contact Sheila Freaney at sheila.freaney@floridahousing.org.

 

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Florida Housing Finance Corporation

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