Organization adds leaders in banking, human resources, academia, advocacy, philanthropy, and health to board of directors

Baltimore, MD – The Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership (BRHP) announced today that it appointed six new board members who will help support the nonprofit’s work in expanding housing choices and opportunities for low-income families in the Baltimore region. The elected members are based in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area and are experts in banking, human resources, academia, advocacy, philanthropy, and health. The new board members began their three-year terms effective November 19, 2020.

The new board members include:

Abhijeet Bhutra, Senior Investment Advisor, PNC Institutional Asset Management

Cheryl Boyer, Director of Diversity Services, Berkshire Associates

Tom Coale, Attorney, Talkin & Oh, LLP

Kris Marsh, PhD, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park

Monica Rhodes, Director of Resource Management, National Park Foundation

Rachel Thornton, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

“We are pleased to welcome this esteemed group of leaders to the board who will bring new perspectives, experiences, and expertise to enhance the reach of BRHP in the community,” said Joshua Civin, BRHP board director and chair. “We look forward to their contributions and are excited they chose to support BRHP.”

“This is an exciting time for BRHP.  Our new board members possess the qualities that will propel the organization in building upon its mission-critical commitment to expand opportunity and racial equity in new ways,” said Adria Crutchfield, BRHP executive director. “I look forward to partnering with them to drive BRHP into a future of greater impact for our families, community, and nation.”

The new members will join 14 existing board directors to guide the organization in enhancing and expanding its rental assistance, counseling, advocacy, and consulting services.

A full list of BRHP’s Board of Directors can be found here.


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