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WHEDA Conference

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 | 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM | Monona Terrace

Join developers, syndicators, property managers, community leaders, industry experts and economic development professionals for a day of learning sessions and collaboration to strengthen Wisconsin by expanding economic development and affordable multifamily housing. 

*Registration is now closed. Space is available for walk-in registration on September 25th. 

Registration Deadlines

General registrations are now open and close on 8/31

Late registrations are open from 9/1 – 9/10

Registrations will be accepted only on the day of the Conference after 9/10

WHEDA has switched to a new registration system. If you are having difficulty registering, please use this helpful guide.

Keynote Speaker

Conference Speaker 2 HeadshotJake Wood is the cofounder and CEO of Team Rubicon, a nonprofit organization that recruits, trains and deploys military veterans to disaster zones around the world and within the United States.  Since 2010, Team Rubicon has scaled to 80,000 volunteers and deployed teams to some of the worst catastrophes of the century.

As a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, Wood deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as a Scout Sniper and earned the Navy-Marine Commendation Medal. A leading veterans’ advocate, Wood has briefed President Obama on veterans’ issues, met with former Presidents Bush and Clinton on veteran transition and disaster response and testified before a Senate committee to improve mental health care services for returning veterans. He has also appeared in the major media, including MSNBC, CNN, NBC, ABC, Al Jazeera, US News & World Report, Forbes, Fox News and penned an op-ed for The New York Times. In 2014, Crown Publishing published Wood’s book, Take Command: Lessons in Leadership.

Special Guest

Conference Speaker HeadshotMary Ross CPO, FHC & MORS is the President of Ross Business Development. Ms. Ross is a nationally recognized expert in HUD property management training and consulting services. For over 21 years, Mary has assisted property management professionals throughout the industry work successfully to meet changing industry requirements.

Compliance training, compliance policy development and EIV and TRACS Consulting are Mary’s primary focus. She is a CPO and FHC certified trainer for NAHMA and designs and delivers EIV, TRACS, HUD Occupancy and Fair Housing training classes across the country. 

Featured Speaker

Featured Speaker Stockton Williams is the Executive Director for the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) and will be providing an update from Washington. He was appointed Executive Director of the National Council of State Housing Agencies in March 2018, having worked for the organization for five years at the beginning of his career.

Stockton has held senior leadership positions in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors throughout a career dedicated to expanding housing opportunity. He has been an advisor to many local communities across the U.S., an author of original research, a speaker at industry events around the country, and a frequent commentator in the media on a wide range of real estate and economic development issues.

He will be discussing the latest developments from Capitol Hill and HUD, along with any pending legislative provisions that impact affordable rental housing programs.

Conference Agenda

Click here to download the Conference Agenda

 *Tax Credit Compliance Workshop is full. 

Event Hotel Block

A limited block of rooms has been set aside for conference attendees until Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at:

Hilton Madison Monona Terrace
9 East Wilson St.
Madison WI 53703

To reserve a room, please call 1-877-510-7465, mentioning group code of WHEDA or click this link: www.hilton.com.


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