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Tuesday, October 10, 2023

1:30 p.m. Doors Open

  • Taft A Room, First Floor

2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Roundtable

  • Lead by Shannon McGahn, Chief Advocacy Officer
  • Taft A Room, First Floor

Panel 1: Housing Supply for Chips Implementation

Moderator: Bryan Greene, Vice President of Policy Advocacy, National Association of REALTORS®


  • Adrienne Elrod, Director of External Affairs, CHIPS Program, Department of Commerce
  • Elayne Weiss, Special Policy Advisor, Department of Housing and Urban Development

Panel 2: Coalition Building To Foster Sustainable Growth

Moderator:Shannon McGahn, Chief Advocacy Officer, National Association of REALTORS®


  • Sen. Michelle Reynolds, R-Canal Winchester
  • Kenny McDonald, President and CEO, Columbus Partnership / One Columbus
  • Lark Mallory, President and CEO, Affordable Housing Trust for Columbus and Franklin County
  • Erin Prosser, Assistant Director of Housing Strategies, City of Columbus Department of Development

Panel 3: Housing Preparedness for A Growing Workforce

Moderator:Buffie Patterson, Treasurer, Columbus REALTORS®


  • Jon Melchi, Executive Director, Building Industry Association of Central Ohio (BIA)
  • William Murdock, , Executive Director, Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC)
  • Alexis Fitzsimmons, Executive Director, GROW Licking County

4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Reception

  • Taft C Room, First Floor