Housing Land Trust of Sonoma County
Dev Goetschius, executive director of Housing Land Trust of Sonoma County in Petaluma, CA (www.housinglandtrust.org) has been in partnership with cities throughout Sonoma County to produce and preserve permanently affordable, owner-occupied homes. She has over 28 years of experience in management, strategic planning, program design and fundraising for nonprofit organizations. Dev is a partner at Burlington Associates in Community Development, the national consulting firm specializing in the development and evaluation of affordable housing policies and community land trust programs. She is a founding board member and past president of the National Community Land Trust Network. She has worked with community land trusts in California to establish the Bay Are Community Land Trust Consortium and the CA CLT Network to promote peer to peer collaboration and host an annual conference to address policy issues that impact CLTs in CA. Dev holds a BA in Psychology and Spanish Literature, is a licensed Teacher of the Handicapped.