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Director of Finance & Administration

THOMAS YOTTS Director of Finance & Administration 617-367-6447 Tom started at MHSA in 2006 as a contractor and joined full-time in 2007. He manages finances, human resources, information technology and more. He was employed by the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department for 25 years, with roles that included CFO, director of administrative services, budget director and…

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Vice President

KAYE WILD Vice President 617-367-6447 Kaye oversees MHSA’s day-to-day-operations as well as legal and governance issues. She develops agency policies and manages contracts for city, state and federally funded homeless services. Kaye assists with agency program planning and ensures compliance with state and federal regulations and internal policies. Kaye formerly worked at the Department of…

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Senior Director of Policy & Programs

JOYCE TAVON Senior Director of Policy & Programs Joyce Tavon joined the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA) in 2018. Joyce oversees all of MHSA’s current programs and initiatives focused on ending and preventing homelessness. She also plans for the implementation of new initiatives and works towards improving outcomes, ensuring that resources are utilized to…

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Director of A Place to Live

CALPURNYIA ROBERTS Director of A Place to Live 617-367-6447 Calpurnyia Roberts, PhD, is Director of A Place to Live, a new initiative at MHSA, that will advocate for new models to house chronic and long term homeless persons. Before arriving at MHSA, Calpurnyia led Rising Together, a coordinated effort among Boston’s lead organizations on youth…

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Program Manager

MONICA REGUEIRO Program Manager 617-367-6447 Monica oversees MHSA’s federally funded permanent supportive housing programs for chronically homeless individuals, managing over 154 units of leased housing across the Greater Boston, Central, and Northeast regions of the state. She partners with landlords, service providers, state and city agencies to ensure that individuals obtain and maintain stable housing…


Development Specialist

NATERCIA NAZAIRE Development Specialist 617-367-6447 Natercia serves as MHSA’s Development Specialist; after a few years of being out of the nonprofit field she is eager to be back. Before joining MHSA, Natercia worked as a Marketing and Development Assistant at Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries and on the development team at Boston Children’s Hospital. She holds…


Assistant Finance Director of Program Contracts

Michael McLaughlin Assistant Finance Director of Program Contracts 617-367-6447 Bio coming soon.

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Development & Communications Coordinator

RUTH LEAL Development & Communications Coordinator 617-367-6447 Ruth supports MHSA’s development efforts through direct mailing campaigns, fundraising strategies and communications. She assists in the strategic widespread of MHSA’s mission by maintaining and expanding MHSA’s constituency data base, using social media and supporting MHSA’s Young Professionals Group. Before joining MHSA, Ruth worked as a Development Specialist…

Renee Korgood

Community Engagement Manager

Renee Korgood Community Engagement Manager 617-367-6447 Renee supports MHSA’s community outreach through the Speakers’ Bureau program, empowering individuals who have experienced homelessness to speak about their experiences, educate communities on homelessness, and advocate for Housing First solutions across the Commonwealth. She will also be assisting in community relations for the A Place to Live program,…

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Senior Program Manager

DAVID HAWTHORNE Senior Program Manager (617) 367 6447 David furthers MHSA’s efforts to address homelessness and provide housing solutions by managing several of MHSA’s historical partnerships with service provider agencies. David works with these partners to assess the impacts of various systems of care, offer technical assistance and networking aid, and provide government funders with…