Executive Director: Jennifer Van Campen – Jennifer has over 25 years experience working in community development having begun her career as a Community Organizer in New Britain, Connecticut and later working in affordable housing development at the Pittsburgh Housing Authority. In 1998 she returned to her home state to lead WATCH CDC in Waltham for six years. She has been with Metro West CD for ten years and has helped grow the organization into a regional affordable housing developer and services provider. 617-923-3505 ext. 4 jvc at metrowestcd.org
Construction Manager: Linda Moody – Linda has spent the last 20 years running her own architecture firm. She has been with Metro West CD for a year and has been primarily shepherding the 236 Auburn Street project through its comprehensive permit process. She also has a special interest in energy efficiency and green building. 617-923-3505 ext. 3 Linda@metrowestcd.org
Special Projects Coordinator: Robyn Rufo – Robyn has 25 years experience in administration of programs in the for-profit and non-profit businesses. She has been with Metro West Collaborative Development for ten years where she has implemented numerous renter and home buyer income eligibility certification efforts. She currently supports the 33 tenants in the CAN-DO properties and assists in housing compliance activities. 617-923-3505 ext. 5 robyn at metrowestcd.org
Affordable Housing Programs Manager: Amie Lindenboim – Amie has been with Metro West CD for a year and oversees our 40B compliance monitoring and other Subsidized Housing Inventory (SHI) services including the 5-town regional housing office based in Hudson. Amie is an attorney who spent many years working on environmental and food safety issues. 617-923-3505 ext. 6 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ready Renter Program and AmeriCorps Member: Holly Josephs – Holly recently graduated from MIT with a degree in Urban Planning and will spend about 10 months with Metro West CD helping people obtain affordable housing through our Ready Renter Program. 617-923-3505 x 8 email@example.com
Staff Accountant: Steve Silvers (not pictured) – Steve is a consultant from CLA, Inc. and has many years experience in non-profit accounting.
Thank you to Sarah Foster who helped us organize a dozen boxes of old files! And no paper cuts!
The Metro West CD Board is composed of community stakeholders who live or work in the Metro West area. Current Metro West CD officers are:
Suneeth John (President)
Suneeth is a Newton resident and has a professional background in architecture and landscape architecture. He currently works for LStar Ventures on the Union Point project in Weymouth, MA.
Paul Moreton (Treasurer)
Paul is a realtor based in Belmont. He is a Watertown resident and is active in several local groups including World of Watertown.
Don Kondub (Assistant Treasurer)
Don is the Executive Director of Nutter, McClennen and Fish Law Firm. He is a Newton resident.
Kalyani Devajyoti (Clerk)
Retired Human Resources professional. Kalyani is a native of Guyana and has lived in Watertown for over 20 years. She is also a painter and fabric artist.
Additional Board Members:
Ana Bonilla, Newton
Susan Davidoff, Newton
Danielle DeMoss, Bedford
Bob Flack, Watertown
Rich Hassinger, Newton
Alisa Gardner-Todreas, Belmont
Bart Lloyd, Newton
Tammy McKenna, Newton