Joseph P. Carlson
ChairpersonJoseph P. Carlson previously served on the Worcester Housing Authority Board of Commissioners from 1995-2005; most of the years he served as Chairman. He was reappointed in 2015, and currently serves as the Chairperson. Joe is currently the President of the Central MA AFL-CIO, and serves on the boards of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO, the United Way of Central Massachusetts, and has served on the board of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership.
Joseph M. Capone
Vice-ChairpersonJoseph M. Capone is a state appointee to the Worcester Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, appointed in 2016. He currently serves on the Public Education Nominating Council, the Board of CSX Transportation, and is President of the East Side Improvement Club. Joseph previously served as Chairman of the Parks and Recreation Committee for 10 years and Chairman of the Board of the DCU Center.
TreasurerJose Ramos was appointed to the Worcester Housing Authority Board of Commissioners in 2016 and serves as the Tenant Representative. He works with resident leaders from 14 WHA properties, attending tenant meetings, crime watch meetings and jurisdiction wide Resident Council meetings and advocates on behalf of WHA tenants.
William J. Eddy
MemberWilliam J. Eddy was appointed to the Worcester Housing Authority Board of Commissioners in 2017. He is the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Association of Early Education and Care. William formerly served as an elected City Councilor for District 5 from 2008-2013.
MemberRané Bracey-Westbrook was appointed to the Worcester Housing Authority Board of Commissioners from October 2017 – October 2022. Rané has extensive experience in the non-profit industry. She currently volunteers at and serves as a board member at a local outreach center for homeless youth. Additionally, Rané is employed at a nationally known non-profit organization as a Senior Director of Grants Finance and is currently pursuing her Master’s from Harvard University. Rané is passionate about giving back to her community and advocating for those most in need.
|Executive Director||Alex Corrales|
|Deputy Director of Compliance & Special Projects||Nancy Jones|
|Deputy Director of Facilities Management||Stanley Pitchko JR|
|Deputy Director of Finance||Peter Fifield|
|General Counsel||Suzanne Chung|
|Director of Administration||Michael Murphy|
|Director of Admissions||Krystal Vanhorne|
|Director of Family and Resident Services||Carlton Watson|
|Director of Human Resources||Erin Jansky|
|Director of Information & Technology||Michael A. Vecchi JR|
|Director of Leased Housing||Laurie Matosky|
|Director of Maintenance||Steve Alvarez|
|Director of Property Management||Tiffany Shliapa|
|Director of Public Safety||Angel Rosario|
|Chief Procurement Officer||Jackson Restrepo|
|Family Self Sufficiency||508-635-3151|
|Leased Housing (Section 8)||508-635-3148||508-635-3191|
|Lincoln Park Tower Management Office||508-635-3050||508-798-4524|
|Curtis Management Office||508-635-3249||508-421-5183|
|GBV Management Office||508-635-3209||508-635-3288|
|Lakeside Management Office||508-798-4531||508-421-5152|
|Murray Avenue Management Office||508-798-4570||508-798-4520|
|Pleasant Street Management Office||508-798-4643||508-798-4535|
|Worcester Housing Authority|
|40 Belmont Street|
|Worcester, MA 01605|
|Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM|