Linda H. Allen
(404) 331-5001 ext. 2012
December 22, 2006
CASSANDRA TERRY NAMED NEW HUD JACKSON FIELD OFFICE DIRECTOR
JACKSON - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that Cassandra Terry, formerly HUD
Acting Field Office Director for the HUD Office located in Jackson, Mississippi has been named the Field Office
Director for the HUD Jackson Office.
In this position, Ms. Terry will serve as HUD's liaison to mayors, city managers, elected representatives, state and local officials, Congressional delegations, stakeholders and customers in the State of Mississippi. She will oversee
the delivery of HUD programs and services to communities, and evaluate their efficiency and effectiveness.
"Cassandra brings leadership, experience and expertise to this position and will be an indispensable partner and resource to the people and communities of Mississippi," said HUD's Atlanta Regional Director Bob Young. "We are extremely fortunate to have Cassandra joining our management team," said Young.
Cassandra began her HUD Career in September 1980, joining the Office of Single Family Housing in the Jackson Field Office. Over the years, she has ably served the Department's program offices, holding key positions in Public
Housing, Housing (both as Chief of Multifamily Asset Management and Acting Director of Housing), and Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) (Jackson FHEO Director). During her time with HUD's Office of Field Policy and Management, Cassandra has been a Community Builder, Operations Specialist and on several occasions, served as
the Acting Field Office Director for the Jackson HUD Office.
Cassandra is a native of Jackson, Mississippi and graduated from Jackson State University.