Jackie L. Newman

Jackie Newman

Hometown: Springfield, IL

Undergraduate Institution and Major: University of Illinois at Springfield, Business Management

Graduate Institution and Major: University of Illinois at Springfield, Public Administration

Bio: Jackie currently serves as the Executive Director of the Springfield Housing Authority and Chief Executive Office of the Peoria Housing Authority.  She is responsible for providing administrative oversight to both Housing Authorities in rehabilitation, preservation and development of affordable housing through new construction; providing guidance, vision and direction for agency operations.  She is responsible for a combined budget of over $40 million.

Jackie has served as Director of Human Resources, Director of Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) & Family Self Sufficiency and Deputy Director.

Research Interests: Public Policy Development, Public Policy Analysis, Program Evaluation and the organizational impacts of unfunded mandates and federal policies on Public Housing Authorities.

Honors and Awards: Woman of Influence Award as sponsored by Security Bank and the Springfield Business Journal; Woman of Excellence Award as sponsored by YWCA

Professional Affiliations:        Chair, Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Advisory Council; President, Illinois National Association of Housing Authorities; Vice-Chair, Illinois Association of Housing Authorities; Board Member, Housing Action Illinois; Member, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials Professional Development.

Volunteer Activities: Citizens Efficiency Commission, North Central Regional Council

Email: jnewm2@uis.edu