Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency | BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
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Charles Robert Bone


Mr. Bone serves as president and CEO of law firm Bone McAllester Norton. A Middle Tennessee native, he is active in community leadership, chairing on several nonprofit boards including Best Buddies and Hands on Nashville.

Mr. Bone was appointed to the Board in February 2016. He was appointed Board Chair in September 2018.


Emily Thaden

Vice Chair for Housing

Ms. Thaden serves as the director of national policy & sector strategy for Grounded Solutions Network. She is on the Advisory Board for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville, and she advocates on the federal level for affordable housing funding.

Ms. Thaden was appointed to the Board in January 2017. She was appointed Vice Chair for Housing in December 2018.


Aole Ansari

Vice Chair for Development

Mr. Ansari is a real estate executive with LendLease. He is well versed in the development of affordable and workforce housing, capital raising and implanting public/private partnerships.

Mr. Ansari was appointed to Board in December 2018. He was appointed Vice Chair for Development in January 2019.


Antoinette Batts

Ms. Batts is a resident of Cumberland View, our family property in North Nashville. She works with the youth at the Northwest Family YMCA in Nashville.

Ms. Batts was appointed to the Board in July 2013.


Kay Bowers

Ms. Bowers is the director of the nonprofit New Level Community Development Corporation (CDC). She has 25 years of experience in ensuring individuals and families have a safe, fit and affordable place to call home.

Ms. Bowers was appointed to the Board in December 2018.


Bishop Marcus Campbell

Bishop Campbell is a resident of Levy Place, our contemporary property in East Nashville. He is the pastor of The Church at Mount Carmel and founder of a juvenile mentoring program called Gentlemen and Not Gangsters.

Bishop Campbell was appointed to the Board in 2019.


Ralph Mosley

Mr. Mosley is the retired chairman and chief executive officer of Southwestern/Great American.

He was appointed to the Board in November 2007 and served as Board Chair from December 2011 to September 2018.