Saturday, January 28, 2017


Keynote Address

CA Assemblymember Tony Thurmond, District 15

Panel I   Measuring the Affordability Gap and Its Impacts

Danielle Mazzella, Housing Policy Analyst, California Housing Partnership

Landon R. Williams, Senior Director, Anchoring Communities, San Francisco Foundation

Matt Regan, Senior VP, Public Policy, Bay Area Council



Panel II   The Relationship between Housing Production and  Affordability and The Effects of Displacement

Karen Chapple, Professor of City & Regional Planning, UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design

Louis Chicoine, Executive Director, Abode Services

Joe Head, Managing Director, SummerHill Land, SummerHill

Melinda Coy, Housing Policy Specialist, Housing & Community Development, State of California

Panel III   State, Regional and Local Roles in Addressing Affordability

Michael Lane, Policy Director, Non-Profit Housing Association of No. CA, Board President for Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo

Ken Kirkey, Director, Planning, Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Laurel Prevetti, Town Manager, Town of Los Gatos, former Asst. Planning Director, City of San Jose

Panel IV   The Agenda Moving Forward

Leslye Corsiglia, SV@Home, Executive Director, former Director of Housing, City of San Jose

Egon Terplan, Regional Planning Director, SPUR

Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez, former Chair, Valley Transportation Authority