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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, legal and governance issues, and human resources, and develops agency policies. She assists with development and communications and program planning, and ensures compliance with state and federal regulations and internal policies. Kaye formerly worked at the Department of Social Services (now Department of Children and Families)…

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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…

Program Manager

Sam Salem Program Manager 617-367-6447 x25 ssalem@mhsa.net Sam leads coordination between MHSA and 20+ Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) providers to identify and implement key system improvements. She brings over seven years human services experience having previously worked as a community mental health case manager and in an emergency shelter. Sam has a bachelor’s degree in…

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Director of A Place to Live

CALPURNYIA ROBERTS, PHD 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…

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Director of Leasing Programs

MONICA REGUEIRO Director of Leasing Programs 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…

Communications Manager

MARY POWERS Communications Manager 617-367-6447 mpowers@mhsa.net Mary is responsible for promoting MHSA’s mission through the implementation of fundraising campaigns and the development of communications initiatives. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Emerson College and a master’s degree from Endicott College. Mary has 10 years of experience in marketing, communications and development, and has devoted much…

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 was a Marketing and Development Assistant at Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries, and also worked on the development team at Boston Children’s Hospital. She…

Assistant Finance Director of Program Contracts

Michael McLaughlin Assistant Finance Director of Program Contracts 617-367-6447 Mike works closely with members of the MHSA programs team, the Director of Finance and Administration, providers, and funding entities to coordinate the processing of budgets, invoices, and contract/subcontract documents.  He also contributes to MHSA’s Racial Equity work and to process improvement initiatives. Mike has been…

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Director of Public Policy

CAITLIN GOLDEN Director of Public Policy 617-367-6447 Caitlin focuses on developing and implementing a strategic public policy advocacy plan to support MHSA’s mission to end homelessness in Massachusetts. Her work includes engaging with MHSA member agencies, community partners and the public to advocate for solutions to homelessness. After first coming to MHSA in 2007, Caitlin…