As the Senior Vice President of the Homeless Housing Innovations Department, Lisa Jones oversees the programs of HOUSING FIRST – SAN DIEGO, the San Diego Housing Commission’s (SDHC) homelessness action plan.
In addition, her department provides administrative oversight and performance management for approximately 40 SDHC contracts with homeless service providers, including but not limited to the City of San Diego’s Homeless Shelters and Services Programs.
She has more than 17 years of experience in affordable housing, with a focus on homeless populations and programs.
Prior to joining SDHC in 2017, Ms. Jones worked for seven years for the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino in the positions of Operations Manager, Director of Housing Administration, and Vice President of Housing Services. Concurrently, for several years she also acted as Executive Director for Knowledge and Education for Your Success, a nonprofit affiliate of the Housing Authority that specialized in rapid rehousing programs for homeless populations.
She holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Institute of Leadership and Management with the University of East Anglia, England