Staff & Board


Nathan Antonio, Executive Administrator

As Executive Administrator, Nathan oversees HDC’s information management and CRM systems, coordinates activities to ensure information quality and consistent data tracking, leads technology-focused projects to enhance collaboration and organizational impact, and provides critical administrative support to HDC’s staff and Board of Directors. A returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Nathan has worked in non-profit and social services for more than a decade. He was most recently with King County 2-1-1, coordinating operations to augment information and referral services for King County residents experiencing homelessness and with various other housing needs. Nathan brings his skills to HDC to support the efforts of organizations from across sectors working to provide healthy and affordable housing for all. Contact

Dan Cantrell, Operations Manager

As Operations Manager, Dan manages member dues invoicing, oversees technology vendors, works to ensure database integrity and coordination, supports the Executive Director and Finance Committee with financial tracking/reporting and budget development, manages HR and provides staff support for the HDC Charity Federation and several Affinity Groups. Prior to joining HDC, Dan developed an Environmental Health & Safety Management System at a local computer refurbisher and recycler, and previously was executive director at northwest environmental nonprofits. Dan earned a Master of Public Administration degree from the UW’s Evans School of Public Policy & Governance in 2006. Contact 

Patience Malaba, Director of Government Relations & Policy

As Director of Government Relations & Policy, Patience brings a decade of experience in community development, policy advocacy and organizing to her work. She leads the process of setting HDC’s annual policy priorities and manages HDC’s advocacy engagement to advance the annual priorities. Prior to joining HDC, Patience managed Seattle for Everyone, a broad coalition of affordable housing developers and advocates, for-profit developers and businesses, labor organizations, environmentalists, and urbanists to advance the first-ever comprehensive package of affordable housing policies in Seattle, known as the Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA).  Early in her role with Seattle for Everyone, Patience worked with Futurewise, a statewide growth management and civic planning organization, on promoting equitable, environmentally sound housing and land use policies. On behalf of HDC, she serves on boards and committees that include the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC)’s Growth Management Policy Board and the Washington Low Income Housing Public Policy Committee. Patience is passionate about working with the HDC membership and association to create a strong united voice for a King County that is affordable, equitable and livable for all. Contact

Loren Tierney, Member Services Director

As Member Services Director, Loren provides overall direction and support for HDC’s member services program, implementing a comprehensive member and business development agenda, and creating impactful programming for our wide array of membership. Prior to joining HDC staff in late June of 2014, Loren worked as Director of the Municipal League of King County and the Municipal League Foundation, and concurrently worked at the philanthropic, member-based Washington Women’s Foundation. Loren is passionate about working with HDC leaders, members, and partners create robust and engaging member programming, and a better connected and efficient affordable housing sector. Loren also currently serves on the board of the WA Housing Alliance Action Fund. Contact

Dani Turk, Membership, Programs, and Equity Manager

Dani Turk brings over 20 years of non-profit management experience and a deep commitment to social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion to her role with HDC. Her career-long history of equity-building through innovative program development and implementation has been centered on the critical need for systemic change in the areas of homelessness, foster care, and hunger relief. Most recently, in overseeing Employment and Education services for Jubilee Women’s Center, Dani offered trauma-informed programs geared towards removing barriers and providing equitable access to living wage career pathways and educational opportunities for formerly homeless women. Her interest in personal, organizational, and cultural transformation in service to people, planet, and a sustainable future for all, drew her to the Whidbey Institute where she currently serves on the Board of Directors. Contact

Chad Vaculin, Advocacy and Mobilization Manager

As Advocacy and Mobilization Manager, Chad works closely with the policy staff team to implement HDC’s strategic advocacy and policy priorities with a focus on organizing, mobilizing, and building effective coalitions to advance affordable housing policy. Prior to joining HDC, Chad worked at the intersections of the homelessness, criminal legal, and behavioral health systems where he facilitated effective inter-agency collaboration and pushed for more equitable and just outcomes for people most impacted. Chad brings over a decade of experience in both community organizing and mission-driven organizations advancing healthy, just, and equitable communities. Chad is a graduate of the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy and Governance. Contact

2021 HDC Board of Directors

Executive Officers:

President: Brian Lloyd, Beacon Development Group

Vice President: Chris Jowell, Catholic Housing Services

Vice President: Kate Smith, SMR Architects

Secretary: Elizabeth Rinehart, WALSH Construction

Treasurer: Mark Gropper, Renton Housing Authority


Immediate Past President: Andrea Sato, Kantor Taylor

Derrick Belgarde, Chief Seattle Club

Sai Chaleunphonh, Marpac Construction

Terry Galiney, Seattle Housing Authority

Joel Ing, Edge Developers

Grace Kim, Schemata Workshop

Dan Landes, King County Housing Authority

Alisa Luber, Mercy Housing Northwest

Sunaree Marshall, King County Housing, Homelessness & Community Development

Lindsay Masters, ARCH

Michelle Morlan, Lotus Development Partners

Darryl Smith, HomeSight

Stephanie Velasco, Seattle Office of Housing

Maiko Winkler-Chin, SCIDpda

Amanda Santo, Multi-Service Center (Board Fellow 2022)