LaCheryl Porter brings 20 years of experience in housing for vulnerable communities experiencing homelessness, mental health needs, and other barriers. In her work as a private practice attorney, she took on cases that involved housing, real estate, landlord/tenant disputes, and contracts. LaCheryl went on to government and non-profit permanent supportive housing program administration positions. She has held management and executive-level positions overseeing strategic initiatives related to supportive services programs, housing developer partnerships, contracts, and data management departments. As a result of her experiences, she has a deep understanding of the role and function of government and non-profit providers in solving homelessness. Her legal training allows her to understand the challenges and opportunities that are inherent to laws, policies, and regulations as they relates to homeless services and administration.