Michael Basford is the Director for the State of Wisconsin Interagency Council on Homelessness. He was appointed to the position in May, 2019 by Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers. Before that, he was Associate Director at Housing Initiatives, Inc. in Madison. In his 13 years there, he administered multiple HUD PSH programs and assisted in the development of over 125 housing units. Michael also captained the Wisconsin NAEH Capitol Hill Day delegation for six years.