Mr. McDowell joined the Seattle Housing Authority in February 2013 and has more than 30 years in the Information Technology (IT) field. He has a B.S. degree in Computer Science in addition to 25-plus years in IT management. Mr. McDowell has spent nearly 20 years in the housing industry for organizations in the private sector, including senior and market-rate housing. Mr. McDowell has served with numerous IT-related organizations and boards of directors. In 2003, he was recognized by Computerworld magazine as one of the premier 100 IT leaders.
SHA offices will be closed on Monday, January 21 to observe the Martin Luther King holiday.