Mayor appoints new members to DHA’s Board of Commissioners

Michael D. Pegues and Sabrina Steward appointed by City of Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson

DALLAS, TX – October 19, 2020 –  DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas announced today that City of Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson has appointed two new members to its Board of Commissioners. The Board of Commissioners is responsible for setting policy and financial oversight. Together, the Board of Commissioners and DHA’s executive leadership team set the mission, vision and strategy for the agency.

Michael D. Pegues is vice-chair of the Intellectual Property Litigation practice at Polsinelli with over 25 years of federal court litigation experience. He is also community-minded with service as a trustee of the St. Philip’s School and Community Center, Parish Episcopal School and the St. Mark’s School of Texas among other community-based organizations. Michael also currently serves as an adjunct professor at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and Texas A&M University School of Law, where he teaches a course entitled, “Race and Intellectual Property.”

Sabrina Steward is the administrator of Missions & Outreach at Church of the Incarnation in Dallas where she oversees administrative operations and events for Incarnation’s Missions & Outreach department, including coordinating volunteers, purchasing and financial management, communications and managing inventory. She is a resident of DHA’s Roseland Estates and will serve as the resident liaison on the board.

“We are grateful to have Mr. Pegues and Ms. Steward join our Board of Commissioners. They both represent an understanding of the importance of affordable housing and share our vision to be a catalyst for positive change by providing pathways for people to enhance their quality of life,” said Troy Broussard, president and chief executive officer of DHA.

The biographies of DHA’s board of commissioners are available here.

About DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas (formerly the Dallas Housing Authority)
DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas provides quality, affordable housing to low-income families and individuals through the effective and efficient administration of housing assistance programs. The agency aims to create opportunities for program participants to achieve self-sufficiency and economic independence. DHA provides housing opportunities to ~55,000 people through public housing developments and Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) programs. Our mission is to provide affordable quality housing and access to supportive resources across North Texas. DHA is governed by its Board of Commissioners and administers housing programs funded and regulated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. DHA is an independent, local government entity, that is separate from the Dallas City Housing/Community Services department, which is governed by the City of Dallas. For more information about DHA, please visit www.dhantx.com

Media Contact:
CONNECTIVE Agency
Enoma Owens
enoma@connectiveagency.com

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