Board and Staff


CNAHS is fortunate to have a skilled, committed, and fully engaged partnership-based Board. The Board includes an architect, senior lenders of local banks, affordable housing developers, City officials, and neighborhood activists. Range of service on the Board is from one to twenty-two years. The Board has a very successful record in working cooperatively to establish and implement policies that have been the foundation for our success.

  • John Miller, President
  • Margaret Drury, Vice-President
  • Timothy Bombard, Treasurer
  • Leonard Singer, Clerk
  • Chris Cotter
  • Marlena Woodliff
  • Lauren Curry
  • Douglas Faithful
  • Esther Hanig
  • Michael Johnston
  • Susan Richards


CNAHS employs eleven full-time staff who collectively possess a wealth of knowledge of, and experience in, affordable housing development. Throughout every position, there is a combination of talent, experience and commitment.

Peter Daly: Executive Director
Phone ext: 207
Peter Daly has been involved in community development since 1979, first running a home improvement program and then a first time homebuyer program, both for lower income households. He then became the initial program coordinator for CNAHS when it started in 1983. Five years later he became the Executive Director of HRI/CNAHS. He also serves on multiple boards and committees at the local, state and national levels.

Jane Carbone: Director of Development
Phone ext: 212
Jane coordinates all aspects of larger developments from predevelopment through construction. She also initiated the framework for CNAHS to incorporate sustainability and environmentally friendly building practices into their new developments as well as the adoption of green, healthy renovation practices in the entire portfolio. Jane received her BA in Environmental Design and City Planning from UMASS Amherst and is a licensed construction supervisor.

John Kelley: Director of Finance
Phone ext: 206
A graduate of Boston College with background in finance, accounting, and auditing, John has worked for the past 15 years in affordable housing. His main focus at CNAHS is to work with outside auditors in completing the annual audits and tax filings for CNAHS four non-profit entities and six for-profit entities.

Robert Scully: Senior Accountant
Phone ext: 201
Bob is a CPA and joined CNAHS in 2013.  He has extensive experience in non-profit accounting for small and medium sized companies where he was responsible for the day to day accounting functions including budgeting, revenue and expense management and systems controls. At CNAHS, he will be responsible for the maintenance of our accounting systems, preparation of the financial statements and assistance with all audits and compliance reviews.

Beverly Craig: Energy Planner
Phone ext: 213
Beverly Craig, LEED AP is an Energy Planner at CNAHS. Ms. Craig monitors the energy and water consumption of CNAHS's 73 buildings.  She also secures funding for and supervises energy and water retrofits to HRI’s properties. Ms. Craig manages  sustainability initiatives including recycling programs, installation and monitoring of renewables, tenant energy education efforts, and smoke free initiative. Formerly, Ms. Craig was the Brownfields Redevelopment Coordinator for the City of Milwaukee.

Rebecca Schofield: Project Manager
Phone ext: 208
Rebecca joined the CNAHS team in 2015 as a Project Manager for real estate development. Rebecca is a Kuehn Fellow, with a Master’s in Environmental Planning from Tufts University. Before joining HRI, Rebecca worked as a Portfolio Associate at Community Economic Development Assistance Corp.

Bianca Perez: Administration and Development Coordinator
Phone ext: 200
Bianca joined the CNAHS team in 2017.  She previously worked in the affordable housing non-profit sector as an AmeriCorps VISTA for a major nationial housing intermediary and for other various grassroot organizations.   She is responsible for the daily operations of the office as well as HRI’s fundraising efforts. Please contact her with any general questions.

Joe Deignan: Director of Resident Services

Phone Ext: 210

Joe oversees the development, implementation and ongoing management of CNAHS’s resident programing. He works closely with area nonprofits, community leaders and management staff to ensure that our residents are able to access a wide range of services and support.

Michael Wolfson: Program Manager/Construction Coordinator
Phone ext: 214Michael joined HRI in 2016, continuing his career in residential construction. Formerly as a General Contractor developing affordable home ownership opportunities on Cape Cod and as a Project Manager remodeling in Metrowest, Michael has been involved in all phases of building homes. His responsibilities include inspecting properties, writing construction specifications, and active project construction management for the HIP and CNAHS programs, as well as the HRI/CNAHS rental portfolio.

Jennifer Jonassaint: Program Manager
Phone ext: 215
Jennifer has been in the lending field since 2001. She previously worked at a Boston community development agency assisting homeowners to access safe and affordable loans to repair their homes and perform individual financial counseling. Her experience in debt, credit awareness, and avoiding predatory lending has enabled her to facilitate workshops and teach classes throughout her career.

Rachel Bonnar: Bookkeeper
Phone ext: 203
Rachel has been the bookkeeper at CNAHS since January 2001. She has over 25 years of experience working for non-profit organizations. Please contact her at extension 203 with any questions regarding payments of existing loans and loan processing inquiries.