Two New Commissioners Selected and Chairman Reappointed to NRHA Board

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Kelly R. Williams

For Immediate Release
Release Date: 
Fri, 09/04/2009

Norfolk City Council, on September 1, named Dr. Linda Horsey and Curtis Anderson to the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) Board of Commissioners. They replace Rodney Jordan and Ulysses Turner. Current Board Chairman W. Sheppard Miller III was reappointed.

Dr. Horsey is Human Service Lecturer at Old Dominion University and previously was Executive Director of the Therapy Center in Norfolk. She is president of the Olde Huntersville Civic League and has served on the boards of the Norfolk Community Services Board, ODU Institutional Review Board, Tidewater Children’s Foundation, Norfolk Interagency Consortium, Hunton YMCA as well as Norfolk Juvenile Courts Citizens Advisory Committee. She holds an undergraduate degree from Franklin College as well as Masters in Social Work, Columbia University, MBA, New York University and Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Columbia University Teachers College.

Anderson is Owner/General Manager of A-List Hospitality Group LLC/DBA: The Ultra Lounge and also a marketing consultant with Max Marketing Group LLC. Previously, he was with Bank of America in Norfolk as Marketing Product Manager, Global Treasury Services, Government Card Services. Anderson co-founded the Coalition of Young Black Professionals Inc., past president of Urban Financial Services Coalition (Southeastern Virginia Chapter) and Toastmasters International Club #674. He is also on the board of Youth Against Drugs and Disease. Anderson is a graduate of Norfolk State University where he served as Student Government Vice President.

Miller is Chairman of Kitco Fiber Optics and was first appointed to the NRHA Board in 2002. He has served as Board Chairman since 2004.

NRHA Executive Director Shurl Montgomery said, “We are pleased to welcome these new board members that will serve NRHA and the citizens well with their academic and entrepreneurial acumen and passion for community service.”

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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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