GHHI 5th Annual Executive Leadership Institute

September 17-19, 2014 | Washington, DC

GHHI’s invitation-only Executive Leadership Institute offers the best and brightest thinking in the green and healthy housing movement. It stands as the preeminent annual meeting of practitioners implementing an integrated health and energy based housing intervention system through GHHI. We will kick off the 2014 Institute with a congressional briefing on Capitol Hill. 

Speakers include:

  • Matt Ammon, Acting Director, Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes, HUD
  • Laurel Blatchford, SVP, Solutions, Enterprise Community Partners
  • Leslie Boissiere, Chief Operating Officer, Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
  • Melissa Bradley, Chief Strategy Officer at Corporation for National Community Service
  • Byron Brown, Mayor of Buffalo
  • Stacey Chacker, Director, Asthma Regional Council of New England
  • Jeff Conrad, Western New York Regional Director, Center for Employment Opportunities
  • Anne De Biasi, Director of Policy Development, Trust for America’s Health
  • Salin Geevarghese, Deputy Assistant Secretary for International and Philanthropic Innovation, HUD
  • David Gorleku, Urban Investment Group Associate, Goldman Sachs
  • Ben McAdams, Mayor of Salt Lake County
  • Dr. Jack Meyer, Principal, Health Management Associates
  • Eileen Neely, Director of Capital Innovation, Living Cities
  • George Overholser, CEO, Third Sector Capital Partners
  • Shelly Poticha, Director, Urban Solutions Group NRDC    
  • Jennifer Pryce, CEO, Calvert Foundation
  • Clare Rosenberger, Senior Manager, Green Strategies, NeighborWorks
  • Kim Tierney, Healthy Homes and Families Program supervisor, Multnomah County
  • Bruce Tonn, President, Three3
  • Bill Walsh, Executive Director and Founder, Healthy Building Network  
  • Dave Wilkinson, White House Senior Policy Advisor for Social Finance and Innovation

Educational sessions include:

  • Incorporating social finance and “pay for success” models in GHHI work to ensure sustainability and increased investment
  • Reimbursement approaches to bring health care investment to healthy homes assessments, education and interventions
  • Best-in-class data collection practices, and how to quantify and model savings from GHHI work, from various sectors including education, health and energy
  • Introduction to GHHI’s updated model designation and standard for current and incoming sites
  • Interactive communications and branding workshop

A special thanks to our Executive Leadership Institute sponsors: 


media inquiries

For more information about the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative, and for press and communications matters, please contact:

Kaletha Henry, Senior Communications Associate (443)-842-5712

To arrange an interview with our President & CEO Ruth Ann Norton, members of the media should contact:

Julie Villar, Executive Assistant to the President and CEO (443)-842-5713



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