SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Housing Federation board of directors announced the appointment of veteran housing expert, Tom Scott, as Interim Executive Director for the organization.
Scott will begin this role on August 24. Outgoing Executive Director, Bruce Reznik, citing his desire to relocate in order to be closer to his family, has accepted a position leading an environmental advocacy organization in Los Angeles.
“We are delighted that Tom brings extensive housing experience and capable leadership to the role of Executive Director and feel confident that he will ably handle the important work of the organization while we conduct a national search for a full-time permanent replacement. The Board wishes Bruce success in his new endeavor and relocation,” said Mary Jane Jagodzinski, president of the organization’s board of directors “I have every confidence that as the Federation continues the celebration of our 25th anniversary, kicked off earlier this year with the sell-out Ruby Awards Event, Tom will continue the great work and we will forward to another outstanding annual conference in October.”
Tom Scott previously served as Executive Director of the San Diego Housing Federation for nine years between 2002-2010.
The Federation’s 24th annual Conference is scheduled for October 29 at the San Diego Hilton Bayfront Hotel. Highlights will include keynote speakers Treasurer John Chiang and Assemblymember Shirley Weber. The conference will be preceded by the Affordable Housing Institutes gathering on October 28, The theme of this year’s conference is “Housing Our Future” and will highlight how safe, decent and affordable homes impact children’s health and educational performance, along with our community’s stability.