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:
Ray Dubuque, of Panama City
One of two citizen representatives
Ron Lieberman, of Ocala
Vice Chair
Residential builder
Natacha Bastian, of Miami
Commercial building representative
Renier Diaz de la Portilla, of Kendall
Former local government elected official
Bernard “Barney” Smith, of Jacksonville
One of two citizen representatives
Julie Dennis
Designee, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), Ex-Officio
LaTasha Green-Cobb
Low Income Advocate
Creston Leifried
Representative of those areas of labor engaged in home building
Meet Florida Housing’s Executive Director:
Harold L. “Trey” Price
Executive Director, Florida Housing Finance Corporation

Representative of Banking/mortgage banking industry

For information about Florida Housing’s Board meetings, contact Sheila Freaney at


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