Ms. Van Dyke is responsible for overseeing the Seattle Housing Authority’s (SHA) Development Department, which manages neighborhood revitalization including development of affordable housing, community facilities, parks and public infrastructure. Three neighborhood efforts – Lake City, High Point, and Rainier Vista – resulted in 2,600 new homes for seniors, people with disabilities and families of all incomes. Ms. Van Dyke is leading the redevelopment of the Yesler Terrace public housing site into a transit-oriented mixed-income urban neighborhood. Prior to joining SHA, she worked as a Senior Project Manager at the City of Seattle, where she was responsible for redevelopment projects at the Seattle Center, including the $110 million McCaw Hall project. Ms. Van Dyke has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Washington, a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University and has completed an apprenticeship in carpentry with Carpenters Local 131.
SHA offices will be closed on Monday, January 21 to observe the Martin Luther King holiday.