Kris Brady, Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency, Inc. (Traverse City) – Region 2

kris-bradyKris is the Community Services Director for Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency.  She directs services across 10 counties and has been employed with the agency since 1993.  Ms. Brady leads a team of 50 amazing, hard-working and dedicated Community Action professionals and Americorps volunteers who operate Homeless Prevention and HARA programs, Supportive Services For Veteran Families, Financial Management programs, HUD Housing Counseling, Housing Development and Rehabilitation, Building Performance and Weatherization and Crisis programs. Under her direction NMCAA has become: a Neighborworks Affiliate, the designated Housing Assistance and Resource Agency (HARA) for 10 counties, and achieved Neighborworks Green Designation.

Kris is currently the chair of the Michigan Community Action Housing Committee, she serves on the Michigan Interagency Council on Homelessness and is past chair for the Michigan Homeless Region 2, and HomeStretch Non-Profit Housing Corporation.  She is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Language Arts.  At home she is mom to two incredible kids, and loves her roses, biking and kayaking in northern Michigan.