Lee and the Board of Directors set the strategic direction of the organization to effectively accomplish our mission of developing affordable housing. Lee is responsible for the organization's overall operation, including financial management, fund development, public relations and housing development and operations.
Lee has more than 20 years of experience in non-profit management of housing organizations, including as executive director of CARITAS, the largest homeless shelter program in Richmond, VA; director of operations for Faith Housing in Columbus, OH; executive director of the Community Stabilization Project in St. Paul, MN; and executive director of All Parks Alliance for Change in St. Paul, MN.
Lee holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota (1982) and was a Sloan Fellow in Science, Technology & Public Policy. In June 2012 she received a Distinguished Achievement Award from the Carleton Alumni Association for her career creating high-quality housing for low-income people and engaging others in the movement to end homelessness.