Steve Lucas

Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA)
Washington, DC, District of Columbia

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Bio Steve joined the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) with multi-sector experience in health policy analysis and communication strategy. As the CLPHA Health Research and Policy Manager, Steve manages the healthcare-related activities of the Housing Is initiative, a comprehensive effort to better align housing with other systems by connecting stakeholders across service, discipline, and policy silos. Prior to joining CLPHA, Steve worked at The Lewin Group Center for Aging and Disability Policy implementing and evaluating service delivery reforms to Medicare and Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, founded a business services startup supporting first-time entrepreneurs and investors, and helped shape public affairs and communications strategy for the Department of Homeland Security Office of Health Affairs. Steve is actively engaged in the Washington DC community on the Board of Directors of The McClendon Center, a top-rated mental health services agency serving those in DC suffering from severe, persistent mental illnesses. Steve holds a Master of Public Health from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Penn State University, with minors in Health Policy/Administration and Gender Studies.