Vernon interviews Judy Sullivan, Government Relations Representative for the National Association of Housing Cooperatives.
21 months ago by Vernon_Oakes
Vernon interviews Judy Sullivan, Government Relations Representative for the National Association of Housing Cooperatives. Vernon and Judy discuss the role she plays in advocating in the interest of housing cooperatives as it relates to Bill #HR3863, that addresses the need for disaster relief through FEMA for cooperatives, and ways that others can participate in efforts to gain equal rights for cooperative housing. They also discuss other legislation and news that is relevant to cooperatives. Judy has over 25 years of comprehensive experience representing the National Association of Housing Cooperatives (NAHC) covering issues including Department of Housing and Urban Development home equity conversion mortgages or reverse mortgages, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Disaster Relief; Homeland Security flood insurance, Department of Veteran Affairs benefits, as well as tax issues. She is responsible for managing all congressional and federal regulatory issues of interest to NAHC, and represents NAHC with cooperative, multifamily housing and tax coalitions. Judy was a 2010 recipient of the Jerry Voorhis award, NAHC's highest honor that recognizes significant leadership in both theory and practice. She is a graduate of De Paul University in Chicago, IL, and was formerly a Government Relations Specialist with VanNess Feldman LLC.