MDHA Board of Commissioners

Emily Thaden, Vice Chair for Housing

Emily Thaden serves as senior director of affordable housing solutions for Habitat for Humanity International. In this role, she supports a network of Habitat affiliates across the country, working with them to expand their impact in communities.

She is also the chair of the board of directors for Shelterforce, a nonprofit digital media organization covering community development and affordable housing.

Thaden was appointed to the Board in January 2017 and elected vice chair for housing in January 2019. Current term ends January 2027.