Staff & Administration

The Somerville Housing Authority employs over 100 staff and personnel. Please feel free to use the following directory for SHA related business.
Reception Desk Main Number is (617) 625-1152.

Diane Cohen
Executive Director
349
Adam Garvey
Deputy Director
306
Emily Eschmann
Executive Assistant
349
Diane Reagan
Receptionist
0

Arnaldo Velazquez
Director of Finance
312
Dianne Santiago
Accounting Manager
314
Margaret Hui
Accounts Payable Coordinator
313
Lie Har Chao
Tenant Accounting Coordinator
311

Lisa Taylor
Director of Admissions, Occupancy and Compliance
319
Blanca Bonilla-Cruz
Housing Manager
327
Wilmer Cruz
Housing Manager
(617) 666-0425
Cathy Federico
Housing Manager
(617) 666-2117
Kayla O'Regan
Housing Manager
329
Belkis Roome
Building Manager- Capen Court
(617) 629-6872

Joseph Whalen
Director of Maintenance
344
Charlie O'Leary
Maintenance Supervisor
345
John Sullivan
Housing Inspector
350
Brianna Santangelo
Maintenance Clerk
333

Brian Langton
Director of Modernization
331
Ryan Cummiskey
Modernization Coordinator
330

Anthony Crespo
Procurement/IT Manager
336
Steve McCarthy
Procurement Clerk
337

Dan Meade
Chief of Police
338
Sean Browne
Investigator
(617) 293-1906
Bill Rymill
Investigator
(617) 905-8251
Michael DeBethencourt
Investigator
(617) 877-3614

Shannon Bennett
Director of Resident Services
323
Suze Montina
Public Housing FSS Coordinator
356
Graciela Cordova
Resident Services Coordinator
(617) 625-2800
Janine Lotti
Leased Housing FSS Coordinator
325
Doreen Jenkins
Mystic Activity Ctr. Programs Coordinator
347
Robert McWatters
Resident Services Assistant
308

Matt Lincoln
Director of Leased Housing
352
David Hospedales
Leased Housing Supervisor
309
Antonio Xelhua
Leased Housing Coordinator
344
Anthony Beaman
Leased Housing Coordinator
318
Julia Sapienza
Leased Housing Coordinator
342
Kezia Baxter
Leased Housing Tenant Selector
335
Justin Stephens
Leased Housing Housing Inspector
332
Terry Christopher
Leased Housing Assistant
305

Cindy Nixon
Tenant Selector
307
Nancy Carroll
Tenant Selection/Manager Assistant
353
Nancy Melendez
Tenant Selection/Manager Assistant
322
Nelly Kelley
Tenant Selection
346