Traci Manning, Bureau Director
503-823-2380 / Traci.Manning@portlandoregon.gov
Traci Manning began as Director of the Portland Housing Bureau (PHB) in October of 2011. She brought strong relationships with our community and jurisdictional partners, a commitment to PHB's Strategic Plan and Equity Agenda and almost two decades of experience in housing, homelessness and community development. Traci began her career at Central City Concern in 1993 as a receptionist, quickly moving into fundraising before becoming the organization’s housing developer and then housing director, overseeing property and asset management, as well. During her nine years in housing, the organization added 770 units to the portfolio, and acquired another four apartment buildings and two facilities. In 2008 Traci became Chief Operating Officer responsible for Central City Concern's business enterprises, employment, healthcare, housing, recovery and engagement and supportive housing programs. In this role she was able to work together with multiple funders and stakeholders to bring together housing with services, healthcare and employment so that each person and family could thrive. Before joining PHB, Traci was a member of the Portland Housing Advisory Commission, PHB's volunteer public advisory body, Chair of the Portland Development Commission’s Oregon Convention Center Urban Renewal Advisory Committee, and had previously served as a board member of what is now called Oregon Opportunity Network. In 2008, Traci was selected for NeighborWork’s Achieving Excellence program, a collaboration with Harvard Kennedy School. She is a Portland native and University of Oregon graduate with a BA in Planning, Public Policy and Management. She is the Portland Farmers Market Board Chair and enjoys hiking and running. Traci climbed four of Oregon’s mountains.
Jacob Fox, Assistant Housing Director
503-823-6017 / Jacob.Fox@portlandoregon.gov
Jacob Fox has been the Assistant Director of the Portland Housing Bureau since November of 2009. He was most recently the Assistant Director of Asset Management at the Housing Authority of Portland, where he worked for four years, and has previously worked at the Longview Housing Authority. Jacob is committed, both personally and professionally, to promoting an equitable working environment and equitable public investments focused on inclusion, collaboration and integrity. He also has extensive experience in overcoming challenges and leveraging opportunities between internal teams, community partners, jurisdictional partners and the offices of elected officials. A lifelong resident of the Pacific Northwest, Jacob graduated with a B.A. in language arts from Western Washington University. He is also a graduate of the Future Leaders Initiative program and was honored by the Pacific Northwest Regional Council-National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials with the “President's Award”. He enjoys travel with his wife, Nina, to Eastern Asia and Mexico. He’s also an avid steelhead fisherman on the Oregon Coast.
Leslie Goodlow, Business Operations Manager
503-823-4160 / Leslie.Goodlow@portlandoregon.gov
Leslie Goodlow joined Portland Housing Bureau as the Business Operations Manager in September of 2012. Leslie held progressively responsible jobs with Multnomah County during her 20 years there, most recently as Senior Manager in the Developmental Disabilities Program. She has considerable experience in all areas of operations, as well as work on the client side of the County. She is very active in the community, notably with the Portland Rose Festival Foundation. Leslie has a tremendous personal and professional commitment to serving the communities we serve at PHB.
Daniel Ledezma, Senior Program Manager
503-823-3607 / Daniel.Ledezma@portlandoregon.gov
Daniel Ledezma joined the Portland Housing Bureau in August of 2011 as the Manager of Equity, Policy and Communications. She was previously the Housing Policy Director for Commissioner Nick Fish. Prior to that, she worked with a variety of programs and community partners for the former Bureau of Housing and Community Development for seven years. She played a leadership role in furthering the city’s goals of creating and preserving affordable rental housing and forged important collaborations in the homeownership arena. Daniel is highly regarded both professionally and in the community for fostering innovative collaborations, community and civic involvement and demonstrated leadership in advancing equity among historically underserved communities. Originally from Colorado, she is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, where she majored in Government and Peace Studies. She has two years of masters‐level coursework in Urban Planning from Portland State University. She also is a graduate of the Future Leaders Initiative and Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber’s Latino Leadership Program. In her role as Manager of Equity, Policy and Communications, Daniel assumes responsibility for ensuring that equity and social justice are woven in to the work of the entire bureau. She also directs the work of PHB’s Housing Policy and Planning team, which entails policy analysis such as the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Affordable Housing Set‐Aside, coordination with the Portland Plan, development of a long‐range housing strategy, public information and community engagement and intergovernmental relations.
Kate Allen, Policy
503-823-3606 / Kate.Allen@portlandoregon.gov
Letimya Clayton, Administrative Services
503-823-3489 / Letimya.Clayton@portlandoregon.gov
Jaymee Cuti, Communications
503-823-3239 / Jaymee.Cuti@portlandoregon.gov
Sally Erickson, Housing Access & Stabilization
503-823-0883 / Sally.Erickson@portlandoregon.gov
Mike Johnson, Finance, Accounting & Contract Service
503-823-4176 / Mike.Johnson@portlandoregon.gov
Andrea Matthiessen, Homeowner Access & Retention
503-823-2379 / Andrea.Matthiessen@portlandoregon.gov
Javier Mena, Asset Management & Loan Servicing
503-823-3377 / Javier.Mena@portlandoregon.gov
Antoinette Pietka, Business Analysis, Research & Information Technology
503-823-2394 / Antoinette.Pietka@portlandoregon.gov