Arlington, VA (October 25, 2019) – AHC Inc., a nonprofit developer of affordable housing in the mid-Atlantic region, is delighted to announce Ginger Brown and Terron Sims have joined AHC’s Board of Directors.
“AHC is fortunate to have such committed community leaders serve on our Board,” said Walter D. Webdale, AHC Inc. President and CEO. “Both Ginger and Terron have extensive experience building local partnerships and advocating for affordable housing and educational opportunities.”
Ginger Brown is a long-time community planner and strategist. She has held a variety of Arlington County leadership positions, including chair of the Planning Commission’s Long Range Planning Committee, vice chair of Community Facilities Study and member of the Housing Commission. She helped found the Lee Highway Alliance and currently serves as the group’s Executive Director.
Ginger graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a B.A. in Environmental Studies and Cultural Anthropology. She received her Masters in Public Policy concentrating in public budgeting and finance from the George Washington University, where she worked for the Institute of Public Policy.
“A diversity of housing options is critical to a community’s success, and I’m delighted to contribute to the conversation about affordable housing as a member of AHC’s Board,” Ginger said.
Terron Sims, II is a community and education activist with a long history of public service. He has volunteered with AHC’s Teen Tutoring Program for nearly 15 years, and works closely with a range of local organizations, including the NAACP and Green Valley’s Revitalization Organization and Civic Association.
A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Terron has served on nomination committees for Congressman Moran and Senator Tim Kaine, while currently helping Senator Warner. Among his many professional endeavors, Terron is the executive director of the Warrior Centric Healthcare Foundation and served on Secretary Clinton’s National Security Policy Team, on the Veterans and Military Families (VMF) Policy Working Group where he wrote the intergovernmental agency policy.
“As a long-time community activist, I’ve seen how important it is to provide access to affordable housing and education for all,” said Terron. “Being on AHC’s Board is a way for me to be on the front lines of these key issues.”
The AHC Inc. Board of Directors also includes Justin Oliver (Chair), David Barsky (Secretary), C.C. Jenkins (Treasurer), Robert Bushkoff, Wanda L. Pierce, Catherine Saadat, Rachael Schroeder, and Walter D. Webdale (President). Ginger and Terron replace retiring Board members John Snyder and Jason Dalley, who both served nine years on AHC Inc.’s Board.
Founded in 1975, AHC Inc. is a nonprofit developer of affordable housing that provides quality homes and education programs for low- and moderate-income families. Based in Arlington, VA, AHC has developed more than 7,000 apartment units in 50+ properties in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC. AHC’s Resident Services program reaches 3,000 children, teens, adults and seniors each year through onsite education and social service programs and activities.