OCCD Summer Annual Meeting - Keynote Speaker

June 11, 2018

OCCD Summer Annual Meeting - Keynote Speaker


OCCD 2018 Summer Annual Meeting - Keynote Speaker

Linda Thompson is currently the Senior Director of Advocacy and Federal Programs for the Council of State Community Development Agencies (COSCDA).  She covers all policy aspects of state and federal community development, housing and homeless programs and advocates for the federal programs in Congress. Ms. Thompson worked at HUD for 10 years in the State and Entitlement CDBG programs, providing training and writing regulations on several CDBG issues.  Before joining HUD, Linda evaluated federal housing programs at GAO and on Capitol Hill.   Linda has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Johns Hopkins University and a Master’s degree in Urban Planning from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Ms. Thompson will be the keynote speaker at the OCCD 2018 Summer Annual Meeting. She will deliver the National Legislative and Regulatory Update and the Impact on Federal Programs.

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