Florida Housing Counselor Network
Michele Hartson possesses unique experience as a teacher and trainer, supervisor, manager, and leader. Michele has served as Executive Director of two housing-related agencies in Florida, and was a Director within the Housing and Community Development Workgroup (HCDW) at Enterprise Community Partners in Columbia, MD, a national funder and investor in community development. Prior to being recruited by Enterprise to join their staff, Michele served on their Network Advisory Board.
During her 18 years in housing work, she directed the Florida Housing Coalition, a state-wide organization providing training and technical assistance to local governments and nonprofits. Prior to that, she headed the Tallahassee Housing Foundation, a nonprofit focused on improving substandard housing for seniors and other low-income people. In these roles, she developed and secured funding for organizational capacity-building initiatives.