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OCCD Summer Hybrid Meeting

Wednesday, July 26, 2023 8:00am-
Thursday, July 27, 2023 12:00pm

Embassy Suites Corporate Exchange
2700 Corporate Exchange Drive
Columbus, OH 43231

OCCD 2023 Summer Annual Meeting

Wednesday, July 26-27, 2023

Embassy Suites - Corporate Exchange  2700 Corporate Exchange Drive  l  Columbus, Ohio  43231  l  (614) 890-8600

Hotel Reservation Link for Meeting

The OCCD Summer Annual Meeting will be a hybrid event with the opportunity to meet in-person or be viewed virtually.  

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

9:00   Welcome to the OCCD Summer Meeting
9:05   NE Renewal Project - Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio 
    Beth J. Lechner, Chief Executive Officer, Habitat for Humanity
    Courtney Brown, Director of Family Partnership, Habitat for Humanity
10:00   OCCD Business Meeting
    Board Elections (election results announced at the Dinner Banquet)
10:15  Racial Wealth Gap 
    Mark Willis, Director, Hall Hunger Initiative
    Alexandra Krug, Assistant Director, Hall Hunger Initiative
11:15   Break
11:30   ODOD Introduction of New Directors / Launch Announcement
    Shana Garrett, Ohio Department of Development, Office of Community Development
    Barbara Richards, Ohio Department of Development, Office of Community Development
12:00   Lunch
1:00   Awards Ceremony
    Annual Awards and Foundation Scholarship Awards
2:00   Legislative Update
    Tony Core, Senior Attorney, Squire Patton Boggs
2:30   Harriet's Hope
    Tameka Aldridge, Development Project Manager, Harriet's Hope
    Bethany Hahn-Ambrosius, Asst. VP of Planning and Development, Columbus Metro Housing Authority
    Michelle Hannan, Anti-Human Trafficking Program Director, The Salvation Army of Franklin County
3:30   Break
3:45   Ohio Food Bank Update
    Joree Novotny, Chief of Staff, Ohio Food Banks
4:45   Close of First Day of Summer Meeting
5:15   Reception
6:00   Dinner Banquet
    Member Awards
    Introduction of New President

Thursday, July 27, 2023

8:30   Continental Breakfast
9:00   Community Development Department of the Year - 2022               
    Angela Rahman, Community Development Manager, City of Kettering                                             
    Amy Schrimpf, Economic Development Manager, City of Kettering
10:00   Break
10:15   New Leaf Update - President's Award - 2022
    Jennifer Seifert, Executive Director
    Charlie Chadwick, Workforce Development Program Manager
    Rene Redd, Supportive Services Program Manager
11:15   Break
11:30   Community Development Professional of the Year Award - 2022
    Tawana Jones, Montgomery County
    Paul Tecpanecatl, Kleinfelder
12:30    Close of Summer Meeting

Friday, July 28, 2023

10:00   ODOD Breakout (Zoom Link will be emailed)
11:00   HUD Breakout (Zoom Link will be emailed)


Thank You to our Summer Annual Meeting Sponsors



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