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Directors & Officers

John A. Carlisi

President, Treasurer, Director
Cobb, California

John Carlisi, an officer and director since 2001, is a co-founder, Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Neighborhood Development Collaborative, a national 501c3 affordable housing developer and operator established in 1978. His community and housing development career comprised being Program Manager at the Community Development Financial Institution Fund of the U. S. Department of the Treasury, the Director of Community Relations and Assistant Director for Housing and Community Development for the Fannie Mae Foundation in Washington, D.C. and 20 years in Fannie Mae Multifamily. Mr. Carlisi is a resident of Lake County, California.

David P. Cole

Executive Vice President, Secretary, Director
Temple, Texas

David Cole, an officer and director since 2001, is a Director, the Corporate Secretary, and Chief Operating Officer for Neighborhood Development Collaborative. He previously served as the Executive Director of the Multifamily Council of the National Association of Home Builders where he supervised NAHB’s activities related to multifamily development, construction, financing, and management. Mr. Cole has been involved in the multifamily industry as an attorney, a developer, an investor and a banker. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina and a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of William and Mary. Mr. Cole is a resident of Troy, Texas.

Tommy Good

Director, Low Income Resident Representative
Sherman, Texas

Tommy Good was a long-term, qualified resident of Park Manor Seniors Community, a 196-unit affordable housing property for seniors operated by a subsidiary of the Corporation in Sherman, Texas. Mr. Good, along with his wife Linda, were a driving force in developing and raising funds for multiple resident activities and services at Park Manor before purchasing an affordable home in a low-income community. Tommy served on the initial Park Manor Resident Advisory Board established by the Corporation. Mr. Good is a resident of Denison, Texas and assist the Corporation in establishing resident services programs at low-income communities.

Margaret McFarland, J.D.

Columbia, Maryland

Margaret McFarland has been involved in the real estate development industry from multiple perspectives for over two decades. She recently retired as department head and Professor of the Colvin Institute of Real Estate Development and Graduate Programs in Real Estate Development at the University of Maryland and Editor -in Chief of the Real Estate Review. Ms. McFarland began her career in real estate development as an urban planner for the Toledo-Luca County (Ohio) Planning Commission before going to law school. Upon completing her law degree Ms. McFarland joined O’Melveny & Myers in private practice in Washington, DC as General Counsel to the District of Columbia Housing Authority, Counsel to Maryland’s housing finance agency (CDA) and mortgage insurance fund (MHF), General Counsel to the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development and Executive Director of the Housing Credit Group for the National Association of Home Builders. Ms. McFarland is a member of the District of Columbia and Maryland bar associations, a Trustee of both Andrews University and Columbia Union College and a Director of both the Housing and Development Law Institutes and the Housing and Development Law Reporter. Ms. McFarland received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Andrews University, a Master of Arts in Urban Studies from the University of Chicago, and Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan. She is a resident of Columbia, Maryland.

Patricia Rainwater

Director, Low Income Housing Representative
San Antonio, Texas

Patricia Rainwater is a long-term, qualified resident of White Rock Apartment Homes, a 336- unit affordable housing property owned by a subsidiary of Commonwealth in San Antonio, Texas. Mrs. Rainwater has been instrumental in watching out for residents of White Rock, especially seniors. She also serves on the Resident Advisory Board for White Rock established by the Corporation. Mrs. Rainwater is a resident of San Antonio, Texas.

Jacque S. Haas Woodring

San Antonio, Texas

Jacque Woodring is an expert in affordable housing development, Section 42 Low-Income Housing Tax Credits and affordable housing finance. She currently is the Director of Asset Development at Housing and Community Services, Inc. in San Antonio, an operator of 48 affordable communities, where she directs the financing and refinancing efforts of new and existing FHA and conventional mortgages on multifamily communities. While in previous position as Real Estate Development Manger at Nevada H.A.N.D., Inc, the largest Nevada nonprofit affordable housing development organization, she helped develop 19 affordable housing communities. Ms. Woodring currently serves on the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee of Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas. She and her family reside in San Antonio, Texas.