NRHA Appoints New Board Member

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Jenn White jewhite@nrha.us 757.314.2009

For Immediate Release
Release Date: 
Wed, 02/05/2014

The Norfolk City Council appointed Alphonso Albert to the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority Board of Commissioners earlier this month. Albert fills the last of two vacant positions left by former Chairman W. Sheppard Miller, III and Trevor Robinson, whose terms ended in October. Richard “Dick” Wells Gresham, AIA, LEED AP was appointed to the board in December 2013.

Albert attended Norfolk State University, St. Leo College and Norfolk Business College where he majored in Business Administration and Accounting. Currently, Albert serves as the Executive Director for Garden of Hope Community Development Corp, whose mission is to build healthy neighborhoods by providing services and programs to underserved individuals, families and communities throughout Hampton Roads.

“Alphonso is highly recognized region-wide for his integrity, strong leadership in reviving communities and ability to galvanize leaders to address vital issues. This expertise will bring great value to the board”, said NRHA Chief Executive Officer Shurl Montgomery. Highlights of Albert’s professional affiliations include LEAD Hampton Roads, Norfolk Chamber of Commerce, Hampton Roads 200+ Men, Tidewater Children’s Foundation, Norfolk Drug Court Foundation and Park Place Property Owner’s Association. He is a longtime resident of Norfolk and currently resides in the Broad Creek neighborhood with his wife Linda.

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Founded in 1940, NRHA is a national leader in community revitalization and fostering sustainable mixed-income communities. As the largest redevelopment and housing authority in Virginia, NRHA plays a key role in making Norfolk the city of choice to build, work, live and play.

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