HUD Archives: News Releases

HUD Reg. VI: 18-53
Patricia Campbell / Scott Hudman
(817) 978-5974 / (713) 718-3107
For Release
May 9, 2018


FORT WORTH - Leslie Bradley has been named as HUD's Region VI Deputy Regional Administrator (DRA) in the Region's Fort Worth Regional Office. As DRA, she will assist the Regional Administrator in managing HUD's programs in the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, New Mexico and Louisiana. Region VI has seven field offices in addition to the regional office in Fort Worth, and more than 600 employees.

"I am very pleased to announce that Ms. Bradley has been chosen as our Deputy Regional Administrator," said Beth Van Duyne, Region VI Regional Administrator. "She is an outstanding example of someone who has worked her way to success in HUD, with a career that has spanned 29 years. She will be an asset to the Region as we work to assist our clients and fulfill the Secretary's priorities."

Prior to becoming DRA, Ms. Bradley was a Supervisory Management Analyst in the HUD Fort Worth Regional Office of Field Policy and Management (FPM), where she supervised FPM staff and oversaw activities in the field. In December 2016, she began serving as Interim Co-Chair of Region VI's Federal Regional Interagency Council on Homelessness.

Ms. Bradley began her HUD career as a staffing clerk in the Office of Personnel in Fort Worth in 1989. She then became an Equal Opportunity Specialist in the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) under the agency's Upward Mobility Program. From 1999 to 2005, she worked in the FHEO Young Implementation Office with HUD's Offices of Public Housing, Community Planning and Development and General Counsel on housing authority desegregation efforts in East Texas.

In 2006, she was out stationed from Washington, D.C., as the Deputy Director of the FHEO Office of Systemic Investigations, where she supervised a staff that investigated novel and complex fair housing and fair lending cases Leslie returned to the Fort Worth Regional FHEO Office in 2009 as Enforcement Branch Chief, where she managed fair housing investigations, coordinating the enforcement of civil rights laws and protecting the rights of the citizens. From there, she moved to FPM in 2016 as a Supervisory Management Analyst.

She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications (broadcast news) from the University of Texas Arlington (UTA). She has also completed mediation courses through UTA.

Volunteering is important to her. She was a Board Member for Camp Carter YMCA from 2005 to 2013 and served as the Board Chair from 2011 to 2013. In 2009, she was named the Henry Meadows Volunteer of the Year for her work. She currently volunteers in North Richland Hills, Texas, as a member of the North Richland Hills Citizens Police Academy, and previously volunteered in Roanoke, Texas, at the Roanoke Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association and Roanoke Citizens Fire Academy Alumni Association. For the past five years, she has been a Senior Counselor for La Cima in Shreveport, Louisiana, mentoring Hispanic youths and providing guidance to help them achieve the goal of a college education.


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