New Orleans Loaned Executive - Office of Recovery and Development - M. von Nkosi

Serving in New Orleans as a loaned executive, in the Office of Recovery and Development Administration (ORDA) from 2007 – 2009, sponsored by the Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation (LDRF), Ford Foundation, Greater New Orleans Foundation, Foundation for the Mid-South and the W.K.Kellogg Foundation, von led the effort to incorporate principles of Equitable Development on behalf of PolicyLink into the City Housing Policy as the Senior Advisor for Equity Development for the City of New Orleans.

He also served as the Director of Housing Renewal Division, oversaw policy regarding a $30M federal Disaster Community Development Block grant funds. Requested to provide services by local, state, and national philanthropic foundations to determine effective strategies for community investment.

New Orleans Loaned Executive - Office of Recovery and Development - M. von Nkosi