Sharron has over thirty-five years of direct experience in housing and has worked for such entities as San Diego County, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the San Diego Housing Commission. Sharron came to New Mexico in 1992 as the Housing Trust’s first employee. Since then she has been instrumental in the creation of numerous housing programs and the growth of the organization into one of the most distinguished and successful housing non-profits in the county. In her spare time Sharron enjoys exploring archaeological sites and spending time with her beloved dog, Baby.
Program Manager, HOPWA and Shelter Plus Care/Housing Counselor
Joyce was born and raised in Santa Fe. Previously, she worked with the Special Needs Housing Programs and as a Housing Counselor for six years at the Housing Trust. She re-joined The Housing Trust in January of 2012. She is a Certified HQS Inspector and the first of only two people to be certified in HOPWA Management in New Mexico. She has twenty plus years of experience in the real estate title business and her knowledge as a Title Examiner and Researcher is an asset to the organization and our clients. Joyce enjoys camping and spending time with family, friends and her dog.
Housing, HECM and Post-Purchase Counselor
Ron has over seven years experience as a housing counselor with the Housing Trust, and eleven years in the field. With over eighteen years of total lending experience, he offers expert advice for potential homeowners. Ron is also an AARP Certified Reverse Mortgage Counselor to assist seniors, and manages the Home Buyer Training program.
Certified Housing Counselor and Trainer
Maria has been a Housing Counselor at the Housing Trust since 2006. Maria grew up in a small town in Northern Texas. She moved to Santa Fe in 1994. About eight years ago Maria was a client of the Housing Trust. As a first-time homebuyer, the Housing Trust helped her attain her dream of home ownership. Before working at the Housing Trust, Maria worked for the Santa Fe Public Schools as a bilingual teaching assistant and acquired eight years experience working for Century Bank. When not at work, Maria enjoys dancing and being surrounded by family and friends.
Shannon joined the Housing Trust family in July of 2012. Before, she had worked with the Housing Trust on a development project through her previous employer. In her position, she is one of the first contacts for people visiting our office. Shannon is a local and understands how hard it is to find “affordable” housing in Santa Fe. The Housing Trust has helped many, many families obtain their dreams of home ownership she is glad to be an integral part of that experience.
Since moving to Santa Fe from New York City in 1992, Michael has been involved with many local and statewide AIDS Service Organizations. Michael was one of the founders of the Northern New Mexico People Living with AIDS Coalition and served as its Executive Director for two years. Michael has also served on the Santa Fe CARES Board of Directors, HIV-Coordinating Council’s Steering Committee, Governor’s AIDS Task Force, and still serves on the Southwest CARE Clinic’s Community Task Force/Advisory Board and AID & Comfort Board of Director. Michael is the author of the Phoenix Rising HIV/AIDS Re-entry Resource Guide that helps individuals with HIV/AIDS to address return to work and re-entry issues and to re-engage in life. In his spare time Michael enjoys traveling and ballroom dance.
Tierra Contenta Joins The Housing Trust Staff (August 2014)
Tierra Contenta Corporation and The Housing Trust have a synergistic relationship formed by the common mission of providing access to affordable housing for Santa Fe residents. The Housing Trust benefits from the expertise offered by Tierra Contenta Corporation’s staff members and the continued provision of affordable building tracts for builders constructing affordably priced homes, including The Housing Trust. The symbiosis of The Housing Trust and the Tierra Contenta Corporation has proven to be instrumental in keeping the largest planned community in Santa Fe alive and able to carry on with its founders’ mission.