Unless otherwise noted, OHFA's Board meetings take place the third Wednesday of every month at 10:30am in the Agency's boardroom at 2600 Corporate Exchange Dr., Columbus, Ohio.
- 2023 Board and Multifamily Dates & Notable Events (53 KB Adobe PDF File)
- Policy for Public Comments at OHFA Board Meetings (94 KB Adobe PDF File)
2023 Board Meeting Schedule
|January 18, 2023||July 19, 2023|
|February 15, 2023||August 16, 2023|
|March 15, 2023||September 20, 2023|
|April 19, 2023||October 18, 2023|
|May 17, 2023||November 15, 2023|
|June 21, 2023||December 20, 2023|
For further information on current and past OHFA Board and committee meetings, visit the Board Docs website.
Meet OHFA's Board
An 11-member board administers the Ohio Housing Finance Agency. The board consists of the Director of the Ohio Department of Commerce (or designee), the Director of the Ohio Development Services Agency (or designee) and nine public members. The governor appoints the nine public board members for six-year terms to represent various housing sectors and the public. To learn more about any of our board members, please download the bios provided below.
Sheryl Maxfield (Board Chair)
Sheryl Maxfield was appointed director of the Ohio Department of Commerce by Governor Mike DeWine in January 2019. More about Sheryl Maxfield...
Lydia Mihalik was appointed Director of the Ohio Department of Development by Governor Mike DeWine in January 2019. More about Lydia Mihalik...
Eileen Crotty Austria
Eileen Austria is an experienced advocate with a history of working in the private and public sectors and currently serves as the President and Owner of EFA Solutions.
Patricia P. Cash
Patricia P. Cash is a Retired Senior Vice President of Client and Community Relations Director for the central Ohio region of National City, now a part of PNC. More about Patricia Cash...
William Farnsel is the executive director of NeighborWorks Toledo, a community-based nonprofit organization, serving Toledo, Ohio for 38 years by assisting residents with various housing services city-wide. More about William Farnsel...
Ralph Griffith has extensive experience in investment banking, corporate lending, and investment management. More about Ralph Griffith...
A graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio, Brad Knapp has been active in the real estate business in Ohio since 1979. More about Brad Knapp...
Duana Patton is CEO of the Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc., a private nonprofit serving nine counties in Ohio. Ms. Patton is also the President and CEO of the Area Agency on Aging Foundation, which she co-founded in 2011. More about Duana Patton...
Jeffrey D. Quayle
Jeffrey Quayle most recently served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for the Ohio Bankers League. He also held positions at the Ohio Bankers Benefits Trust and the Ohio Bankers Association.
Lori Steiner is CEO and COO of Borror and was appointed to the OHFA Board in December 2019.