Meet Habitat LA

Board of Directors

Habitat LA is led by a Board of Directors who guide the organization strategically to accomplish our mission of eliminating substandard housing. Board members serve in a voluntary capacity and are not compensated for their time.

Habitat LA Staff

Our full-time staff is made up of passionate people who believe deeply in the cause of affordable housing and the promise of a more livable Greater Los Angeles.

Erin Rank


President & CEO

Erin Rank began her service with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) as a volunteer in 1995 and became the affiliate’s first employee in 1998. When Erin began her tenure, the affiliate was building one or two homes a year. Since she became president and CEO, Habitat LA has built, renovated or repaired more than 900 homes. Her ability to develop and implement strategies for success and her ability to understand market trends and respond strategically has helped the affiliate maintain its production goals despite fluctuating economic and real estate markets over the years.  She has served on Habitat for Humanity International’s U.S. Council, which oversees policy making for all U.S. affiliates of Habitat for Humanity, including the top position that can be held by an affiliate leader, Vice Chair.  She has also served as the Chair of the Board of Housing CA.  Her accolades include being named among the “Top 100 Irish Americans” by Irish American Magazine and she was named as “Alumni of the Year” by Pepperdine University in 2013. She received a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Missouri and a Master of Arts from Pepperdine University.

Senior Leadership Team


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  • Adam Sisson
    Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration

  • Jennifer Wise
    Senior Vice President, Resource Development

  • Angy Smith
    Senior Vice President, Retail Operations

  • Darrell Simien
    Senior Vice President, Community Development

  • Francesca DiBrito
    Vice President, Development

  • Dawkins Hodges 
    Vice President, Programs

  • Jo-An Turman
    Vice President, Entertainment Industry Partnerships

  • Isabel Lee 
    Chief of Staff

To contact a member of our staff, click here.