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					MEDIA RELEASE

Date:         July 20, 2011

Contact:      Michelle Jannazo
              Office 703-799-6503 x711
              Cell 850-543-8213
              Fax 703-799-6503
              mjannazo@newhopehousing.org
              www.newhopehousing.org


For immediate release

                    New Directors Elected to New Hope Housing Board

Alexandria, Virginia, July 20, 2011 - New Hope Housing, Inc. is pleased to announce the
election of seven new members to its Board of Directors. They are: Derek Hardwick,
International Government Relations Manager with Harris Corporation and Alexandria resident;
Elizabeth Humphrey, Managing Principal with The McCormick Group and Arlington resident;
Gina Kocher, Project Analyst with Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. and Alexandria resident;
Leslie Pine, Partner with Argy, Wiltse & Robinson, PC and Vienna resident; Barbara Repetti,
Non-Profit Banking Specialist and Fairfax resident; Juanita E. Thompson, Real Estate Agent
with Long & Foster (Washington, DC) and Arlington resident; and Steve Tulk, Principal with
Booz Allen Hamilton and Leesburg resident. Each member will serve a three-year term that
began July 1.

“We are very fortunate to be adding such a dynamic group of leaders to the New Hope Housing
board,” said Executive Director Pamela Michell. “I look forward to seeking their counsel as they
become involved in New Hope Housing’s leadership and activities.” Ms. Michell also
acknowledged the directors completing their terms of service: “We appreciate Chanté Bowser,
Edmund Delany, Phyllis Chamberlain, Darlene Greene, and David Leibson for their
contributions, and hope and expect they will continue to stay active in our community work to
end and prevent homelessness.”

For a complete listing of New Hope Housing’s Board of Directors, please visit
www.newhopehousing.org.

New Hope Housing is an innovative, award-winning agency providing shelter, transitional and
permanent supportive housing, outreach and support services for homeless families and single
adults, in Fairfax County, City of Alexandria, Arlington County, and City of Falls Church. New
Hope Housing is committed to finding creative and lasting solutions to end the cycle of
homelessness by offering homeless men, women and children the services they need to
change their lives and succeed. In 2011, New Hope Housing served over 1,200 individuals
including 230 children through its programs and services.


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