Deborah Goddard

Deborah “Debbie” Goddard ’78
Alumni Trustee

Alumni Association Board of Directors
djanegoddard@gmail.com

 

Professional Background

Housing professional with extensive experience in community development and affordable housing, specifically in law, policy, planning, and real estate development and finance.

  • 2014 – 2016: Managing Director for Policy & Program Development, MassHousing
  • 2007 – 2014: General Counsel, MA Department of Housing & Community Development
  • 2003 – 2006: Director of Community Development Planning, Urban Edge Housing Corporation
  • 1995 – 2002: Director of Real Estate Development/Director of Design & Construction, Boston Housing Authority
  • 1987 – 1995: Acting Deputy Director for Neighborhood Development/Assistant Director for Finance/Assistant General Counsel, City of Boston Department of Neighborhood Development
  • 1982 – 1987: General Counsel, Planning Office for Urban Affairs, Inc., Archdiocese of Boston                 

Professional Honors

  • 2002 – 2003, Loeb Fellowship, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design
  • 2009 Suzanne King Public Service Award, New England Women in Real Estate
  • 1995 Henry L. Shattuck Public Service Award, Boston Municipal Research Bureau

Academic Background

  • Wheaton College, B.A, Urban Government major/Urban Economic minor
    • Magna cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Wheaton Scholar
  • Boston College Law School, J. D., cum laude, 1981

Board Positions

  • 2013 – 2016: Loeb Fellowship Alumnae Council
  • 2010 – 2013: CREW Boston (formerly New England Women in Real Estate