The Affordable Homes and Sustainable Communities Summit at Greenbuild will take place on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM. The Summit will educate, advance, challenge and inspire those who already are involved in providing green affordable housing and community development, as well as engage those who are just being introduced to this exciting and active development sector.


Join community and sustainability leaders with diverse public and private sector experiences and perspectives for knowledge sharing and problem solving with the singular goal of expediting the economic, social, and ecological health of underserved communities. 


Schedule - Tuesday, October 21, 2014
9:00 am – 10:00 am   
Antwi A. Akom, Ph.D., Co-Founder of the Institute for Sustainable Economic, Educational, and Environmental Design (I-SEEED) and Associate Professor of Environmental Sociology, Public Health, and STEM Education at San Francisco State University
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Breakout Series 1 

Chrissa Pagitsas, Fannie Mae

Jeff Brodsky, President, Related Management Company

Drew Ades, President and CEO, Housing Partnership Equity Trust

Jeff Meyers, Vice President, Citi


Yianice Hernandez, Director, Green Communities, Enterprise Community Partners

Dana Bourland, Vice President, Environment, The JPB Foundation

Howard Frumkin, Dean, School of Public Health, University Washington

Rebecca Morley, Executive Director, National Center for Healthy Housing


Kalima Rose, Senior Director, PolicyLink

Steven Lewis, Associate Vice President, TRC

Fred Brown, Associate Director of Program Development, The Kingsley Association

LaToya Cantrell, Councilmember, District B, New Orleans City Council

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Networking Lunch 


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Breakout Series 2

Mark James, President and Managing Member, Urban Green LLC

Ernst Valery, Principal, Stuart Alexander & Associates, Inc.

Ben Miller, CEO, Fundrise


Lynne Barker, Vice President, Partnerships & Development, EcoDistricts

Johanna Gilligan, Executive Director, Grow Dat Youth Farm

Leigh Evans, Chief Executive Officer, Mapleton-Fall Creek Development Corporation

Debra Guenther, Partner, Mithun

Stephen Maduli-Williams, Vice President, Economic Development Jacobs Center for Neighborhood


Majora Carter, CEO, Majora Carter Group LLC

Mindy Fullilove, M.D., Co-Director, Community Research Group, NYSPI and Mailman SPH, Columbia University

Dr. William Bradshaw, President, Green Coast Enterprises

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Rear Admiral Boris D. Lushniak, MD, MPH, Acting US Surgeon General - US Public Health Service
RADM Lushniak articulates the best available scientific information to the public regarding ways to improve personal health and the health of the nation. He also oversees the operations of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps, comprising of approximately 6,800 uniformed health officers who serve in locations around the world to promote, protect, and advance the health and safety of our nation.

Closing Session will be combined with the Materials & Human Health Summit

Pricing (Includes access to the Affordable Homes & Sustainable Communities Summit sessions and lunch.)
Member Early/Late: $200/$250
Non-Member Early/Late: $250/$300
Scholarships are also available. Please visit our scholarship page for more information.
Funding for Affordable Homes & Sustainable Communities Summit provided with support from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.