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2013 Biennial Farmworker Housing Conference

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 11:00 AM - Friday, June 14, 2013 at 5:30 PM (PDT)

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
For Profit Registration Ended $400.00 $0.00
Non Profit Registration Ended $350.00 $0.00

Event Details

REFUND POLICY: There will be no refunds after May 31, 2013 or for failure to attend.


Wednesday: June 12
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Registration
1:00 pm— 1:10 pm Welcome
1:10 pm – 2:10 pm Keynote Speaker: Dr. Erasmo Gamboa, Associate Professor at University of Washington
2:10 pm – 2:30 pm Networking Break
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm Movie Preview: “So Close to America: Undocumented Workers and the Myth of the Free Ride”
2:45 pm – 5:00 pm The Latest on Immigration Reform
   •    Larry Kleinman, Secretary/Treasurer - Pineros Campesino Unidos del Noroeste (PCUN)
   •    Mike Gempler, Executive Director – Washington Growers League
   •    Tom Roach, Immigration Attorney - Roach Law LLP
6:00 pm– 9:00 pm Welcome Reception: River Run Lodge Event Center

Thursday: June 13
7:00 am – 8:00 am Registration/Breakfast Buffet
8:00 am – 10:00 am Concurrent Sessions

Effective marketing strategies for farmworker housing projects with multiple funding sources
•    Maria Elena Guerra, Property Management Director - REACH

  Developing Long Term Capital Needs Assessments for You and your Potential Funders
•    Kyle Anderson, Vice-President – LMC Construction
•    Shelley Lubbers, Owner – Inspections Unlimited
•    Mark Rossi, Architect – Pinnacle Architecture
•    Keith Wooden, Director of Community Development – Housing Works
10:00 am – 10:15 am Networking Break
10:15 am – 12:15 pm Concurrent Sessions

Acquiring a 515 Project: Tips from the Experts
•    Larry Anderson – Rural Housing Preservation Associates LLC
•    Dean GreenWalt, Multi-Family Special Projects Coordinator, Senior Loan Analyst – USDA Rural Development - Invited


Integrating Social Services into Housing Developments; Maximizing Use of the Community Center
•    Bryan Ketchum, Executive Director – Catholic Charities Housing Services of Yakima
•    Sandra Aguilar – Resident Services Coordinator of Catholic Charities of Yakima

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm – 3:15 pm Concurrent Sessions
  Low Income Housing Tax Credits; Combining Tax Credits with Other Funding Sources
•    Martha Taylor, Attorney – Community Development Law Center
•    Stan Stradley , Executive Director – Housing Authority of the County of Umatilla
•    Chris Woolfard, Senior Underwriter – Enterprise Community Investment
  Who’s Qualified? Tenant Eligibility Requirements for Farmworker Developments with Multiple Funding Sources
•    Mirna Reyes Bible, National Office Senior Finance and Loan Analyst Mulit-Family Housing Preservation and Direct Loan Division - Invited
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Networking Break
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Building Tomorrow’s Sustainable Communities: An Open Forum with HUD
•    Mary McBride, Region 10 Administrator - HUD
•    Deputy Secretary Jones - HUD (Invited)
•    Doug Carlson, CPD Portland Office Director - HUD (Invited)

Friday: June 14
8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am – 11:00 am National Farmworker Housing Directors Association Policy Discussion with USDA Rural Development
•    Tammye Trevino – Administor Housing and Community Facilities
•    Mario Villanueva – WA State Director Rural Development
•    Vicki Walker – OR State Director Rural Development
•    Mirna Reyes Bible – National Office Senior Finance and Loan Analyst Multi-Family Housing Preservation and Direct Loan Division (Invited)
•    Dean GreenWalt – Multi-Family Special Projects Coordinator, Senior Loan Analyst (Invited)
11:00 am – 11:15 am Final Thoughts—see you in 2015!


Have questions about 2013 Biennial Farmworker Housing Conference? Contact Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

When & Where

Eagle Crest Resort
1522 Cline Falls Road
Redmond, OR 97756

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 11:00 AM - Friday, June 14, 2013 at 5:30 PM (PDT)

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