Renee Glover, who heads the Atlanta Housing Authority, has been elected vice chair of Habitat for Humanity International.
Under her leadership, the authority has sponsored the creation of 11 mixed-use, mixed-income communities with an economic impact of $3 billion.
The U.S. Congress appointed her in 2000 to the Millennial Housing Commission, which provides legislative recommendations on national housing policy. She also has been inducted as a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and was appointed to the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission in December 2011.
Other Atlantans on the 24-member board are: Edward Bastian, president of Delta Air Lines Inc.; Jonathan Reckford, ex officio CEO of Habitat for Humanity International and Ron Terwilliger, ex officio retired, national managing partner, Tramwell Crow Residential.
The current board chair is Elizabeth Crossman, the former president of the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation.
Fernando Zobel de Ayala, president and chief operating office of the Ayala Corp. in the Philippines, also was elected vice chair.
Since it was founded in 1976, Habitat has served more than 500,000 low-income families by the constructing, rehabilitating or preserving homes in nearly 80 countries.
To learn more, go to www.habitat.org