2023 NPH Holiday Member Party

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December 7, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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After a long and fruitful year of advocacy and capacity-building for our affordable housing movement, you’re invited you to join us for NPH’s Annual Holiday Member (and member-to-be!) Party!

This event will be an opportunity to celebrate you and our affordable housing movement and industry and to connect with the NPH member community. If you’re an NPH member, we especially need your presence to cast your vote for the new NPH Board members (more details to come) who will guide our strategic work ahead.

This intimate event will be a space for us to socialize with each other, celebrate our victories of the past year, and hear about strategy,  policy, and program updates for 2024.

Please register by Tuesday, December 5th, 5:00 PM PT.

Before registering, please review our COVID policy.

Meet Our 2024 Board Candidates

  • Jen Ingram
  • Lillian (Lilli) Lew-Hailer
  • Preston Prince
  • Rebecca Foster

Jen Ingram, Senior Vice President of Equity and Inclusion, MidPen Housing

Jen moved to the Bay Area and joined MidPen in April of 2022 as the company’s first-ever Senior Vice President of Equity and Inclusion. In her role, she is responsible for strategic oversight and programmatic delivery of initiatives that advance the organization’s vision for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB).

Before joining MidPen, Jennifer traveled the path of entrepreneurship, founding and serving as the CEO of two companies: Calibrated Lens, LLC, a boutique global consulting firm with the mission of inspiring clients to facilitate sustainable change by centering equity and inclusion; and 3011Whitney, LLC, a real estate development company built on a legacy of strengthening communities through inclusion and belonging. Jen has impactfully served in leadership roles with a strong track record of success in bringing together leadership and key stakeholders to advance DEI strategies within top global brands in philanthropy (United Way) and two nationally ranked academic medical centers: Mayo Clinic and Henry Ford Health System.

When she’s not working, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her wife, SJ, and dog, Greyson. She loves sharing stories and imparting wisdom about coin collecting and ways it can be leveraged as an asset-building strategy. Through Numismatics Noir, she aspires to diversify the community of coin collectors. Jennifer also serves on the Board of Directors for Global Women 4 Wellbeing, Xavier University’s Center for Women in Business and Leadership Advisory Board and is a member of the steering committee of Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s Racial Equity Coalition, All in Cincinnati. A native of Metro-Detroit, Jennifer earned a graduate degree from Central Michigan University in Organizational Leadership and completed undergraduate coursework at Eastern Michigan University.

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Lillian (Lilli) Lew-Hailer, Vice President of Operations, Mercy Housing

Lilli joined Mercy Housing California in 2022. At Mercy Housing, Lilli fosters collaboration across the organization’s many departments and throughout the state to deliver better resident and staff experiences. She delights in cross-functional strategies and creative problem-solving. Lilli previously served as Vice President of Housing Development at MidPen Housing, where she led new construction and renovation projects, developed building guidelines and real estate development standards, and championed sustainability and vendor diversity. She has devoted her career to increasing access, inclusion, and equity in our communities.

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Preston Prince, Executive Director, Santa Clara County Housing Authority

Before joining Santa Clara County Housing Authority, Preston Prince served as the CEO and executive director of Fresno Housing, the county’s largest affordable housing developer and landlord, where he oversaw a diverse housing portfolio serving 50,000 low-income residents through 13,000 housing choice vouchers and 5,000 public and affordable units, of which 2,400 new units were created during his tenure. Prior to Fresno Housing, Prince was the executive director of the Aurora Housing Authority in Aurora, Colorado. In his early professional career, he was dedicated to creating and securing financing for affordable housing, working with both nonprofits and public housing agencies across Washington state. Throughout this period, he successfully developed thousands of housing units catering to people with special needs, families, seniors, and homeowners.

Prince has created and shaped national, statewide, and local affordable housing policies and efforts to prevent homelessness and improve economic mobility for low-income families. As a public housing leader, he is passionate about the connection between housing and education and builds essential partnerships to promote education and literacy education in low-income housing communities. He is a board member for the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), the California Housing Finance Agency, and the National Public Housing Museum. Prince holds a master’s degree in urban affairs and policy analysis and a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from New School University in New York City.

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Rebecca Foster, Chief Executive Director, Housing Accelerator Fund

Rebecca (she/her) is the founding CEO of the Housing Accelerator Fund, a public private partnership that provides powerful tools to improve the delivery of affordable housing. Since 2017, the Fund has invested over $450 million in housing preservation and development projects throughout the Bay Area, supporting over 2,200 permanently affordable homes for more than 4,000 residents vulnerable to displacement and homelessness. Previously, Rebecca served as Director of Social Impact Investment under the late Mayor of San Francisco Ed Lee, and before that was a Vice President in Public Sector & Infrastructure investment banking at Goldman Sachs, where she raised capital for local governments, universities, non-profits, and utilities around the country. She received her BA. from Brown University and her MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Rebecca was appointed to the Board of Directors of the California Housing Partnership Corporation by Governor Newsom, and also serves on the board of the San Francisco Friends School. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and three boys.

Rebecca Foster


December 7, 2023
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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El Rio
3158 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States