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RHA Commissioners

RHA is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners, representing a cross section of the community and appointed by the Mayor of the City of Roanoke. One member must be a resident of a RHA property.  The Commissioners are responsible for overseeing the fiscal management of the agency and is involved in reviewing and approving policies pertaining to the RHA.  

Current Board of Commissioners:


Paula Lambert
Paula Lambert, Chairperson

Sarah Nunn
Sarah Nunn, Vice-Chairperson & Resident Commissioner

Michael Watkins
Michael Watkins, Commissioner

Robert Alton Joiner Headshot
Robert Alton Joiner, Commissioner


Patrice Awbrey (gray) Headshot

Patrice Awbrey, Commissioner