Jan. 9, 2013
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NHP Foundation (NHPF) is pleased to announce that
Ralph F. Boyd
has been elected Chairman of The NHPF Board of Trustees. Prior to being elected Chairman, Boyd has served NHPF since 2005, as a Trustee, Audit Committee Chair and as a member of its Investment Committee.
"It's clear that Ralph is the ideal choice to lead the NHP Foundation into the future," said NHPF Chief Executive Officer
Richard F. Burns
. "Having worked with Ralph for the past 3 years, I am heartened by his commitment to developing, rehabilitating, and acquiring housing our residents can take pride in."
, Mr. Boyd served as the Executive Vice President of Community Relations at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) and President and CEO of the Freddie Mac Foundation. Mr. Boyd joined Freddie Mac in 2004 as its General Counsel.
Prior to his leadership at Freddie Mac, Mr. Boyd was a Senior Litigation Partner in the
law firm of Alston & Bird, LLP, an Assistant Attorney General of
the United States
for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Justice and a Litigation and Trial Partner with the
law firm of Goodwin Procter LLP. Mr. Boyd also worked as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division of the Boston U.S. Attorney's Office and the U.S. Member of the
-based Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, a United Nations Treaty body.
"Ralph is a strong and exemplary leader," said NHPF's immediate past Chairman
Thomas A. Carr
. "He has been a tireless partner to many in the affordable housing and community development field. With his guidance, NHPF's future is very bright."
New York City
with offices in
, NHPF was launched on
January 30, 1989
. NHPF is a publicly supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation founded to preserve and create affordable multifamily rental housing for low- and moderate-income families and seniors. In addition to providing safe, clean and affordable housing to its residents, NHPF has a robust resident services program known as Operation Pathways. Through partnerships with major financial institutions, the public sector, faith-based initiatives, and other nonprofit organizations, NHPF owns 22 residential properties with more than 4,300 housing units in 11 states and the District of Columbia.
Thomas G. Vaccaro
SOURCE NHP Foundation