Ex-Officio Members

KellyVaughn Kelly L. Vaughn Kelly L. Vaughn, MAHRA Board Member Ex Officio,is the Director of Community Outreach for the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.  In this capacity, she is responsible for managing a department-wide team on promoting the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) housing programs and initiatives, including the Department’s foreclosure prevention initiatives for low and moderate-income Maryland residents.  Previously, she worked at Fannie Mae for seven years and for 12 years with private mortgage banking groups. Ms. Vaughn attended the College of San Mateo in California and Howard University in Washington, DC.
Clifton Martin Clifton Martin

Clifton Martin is the Executive Director of the Anne Arundel County Housing Commission in Maryland. He has been working at the Commission since 1993, with a focus on Management, Operations, and the Housing Choice Voucher Program. He supervises over 40 staff persons and oversees the daily operations of four departments. Mr. Martin was a Property Manager for Oxford Realty Services and American Property Management prior to his tenure at the Housing Commission.He is a NAHRO faculty member currently teaching Public Housing Occupancy, Section 8 Occupancy, Sharpening Your Skills: A Housing Manager's Workshop, Workshop for Executive Directors, Eligibility, Income and Rent Calculation, and Earned Income Disallowance. Additionally, he has assisted NAHRO with on-site technical assistance and developed personalized training for housing agencies in Bradenton, FL, Covington, KY and for various state chapter conferences throughout the U.S.

Clifton is the President of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Council of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Agencies.