Board and Staff

Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing (LCBH) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization governed by a Board of Directors who volunteer their time to lead and guide the organization. A professional staff is responsible for the day-to-day operations, managing programmatic initiatives, and providing legal and supportive services. A Young Professionals Board (YPB) was established to promote the mission of LCBH among member constituencies and the public.

Board of Directors

Todd F. Maynes
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Louis DiSanto
Vice President
Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

Geoffrey Cockrell
Vice President
McGuireWoods LLP

Richard Astle
Sidley Austin LLP

Claire Battle
ArcelorMittal USA

Klint Bruno
The Bruno Firm

Matt Fisher
Huron Consulting Group

Vincent Gnoffo
Klintworth & Rozenblat IP LLC

Karen F. Grotberg
Mayer Brown

Timothy J. Heverin
Jones Day

David Hoffman

Anthony G. Hopp
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Jane S. Park
Exelon Corporation

Brad Pinne
Navigant Consulting, Inc.

John Storino
Jenner & Block LLP

Brian C. Thomas
Thomas Law

Young Professionals Board

Jessica Panza
Jones Day

Vito Giovingo
Vice President
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP

Yeny Estrada
Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Dianna Bruno
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP

Michael Austin
Jones Day

Kyle M. Baltes
Jones Day

Brandon Cavanaugh
Siprut PC

Som Dalal
Jenner & Block LLP

Caitlin Ewing
Lowis & Gellen LLP

Maya Ganguly

Rachel Harmon
Mace Group

Christian Hines
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Joanna Long
Long Law Office

Andrew Medeiros
Kent Law IIT

Nicholas Morris
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP

Jeff Stevenson
Patzik, Frank & Samotny Ltd.

Emily Stewart
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP


Cheryl Lawrence
Executive Director

Mark Swartz
Legal Director

Frank Avellone
Supervising Attorney-TFIP

John Paul Beals
Supportive Services Director

Mark Bonham
Director of Finance and Human Resources

Lacy Burpee
Staff Attorney

Santiago Castrillón
Legal Assistant

Kathryn Caudill
Director of Development

Dawn DeBoard
Communications and Development Associate

Aileen Flanagan
Staff Attorney

Patricia Fron
Housing Policy Specialist and TFIP Administrator

Randall Leurquin
Website and Data Manager

Noah Magaram
Staff Attorney

Mark Mann
Legal Assistant

Eileen Mulrenin
Legal Support Supervisor

Samira Nazem
Staff Attorney and Pro Bono Coordinator

Victoria Ogunsanya
Staff Attorney

Sue Scholten
Intake Specialist

James Sojoodi
Staff Attorney

Michael Stumpf
Americorps VISTA