THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
The Board of Commissioners of the Portsmouth Redevelopment and Housing Authority is comprised of seven members who are appointed by the City Council of Portsmouth for a four-year term and are eligible for a one-time reappointment. All must either live in the City of Portsmouth or operate a business within the City limits. One Commissioner must be a resident of Public Housing or a Housing Choice Voucher Program participant. The Board meets on the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. and is responsible for governing the Agency and setting policy direction. Meetings are held at the Authority’s main office at 3116 South Street. Commissioners may be contacted through the Executive Office at 399-5261.
Flossie L. Bridegeford, Chair
Flossie L. Bridgeford was appointed to the Board of Commissioners in September 2010 and reappointed in October 2014. She was elected Chair of the Board in September 2013. Ms. Bridgeford is a Realtor with Rose & Womble Realty Company.
Trulinda E. Britt, Vice Chair
Trulinda E. Britt was appointed to the Board of Commissioners in February 2016 and elected Vice-Chair in March 2016. She is an Independent Event Planner & Marketing Professional.
Joseph Haskell, Board Member
Joseph Haskell was appointed to the Board of Commissioners in August 2009 and reappointed in September 2013. He is a Restaurant Owner.
Joe B. Fleming, Board Member
Joe B. Fleming was appointed to the Board of Commissioners in September 2011 and reappointed in September 2015. He is Senior Pastor of Third Baptist Church/Portsmouth.
Danielle S. Jones, Board Member
Danielle S. Jones was appointed to the Board of Commissioners in October 2015. She is an Extension Agent with Virginia Tech University–Virginia Cooperation Extension.
Teresa F. Gunn, Board Member
Teresa F. Gunn was appointed to the Board of Commissioners in February 2016. She is retired, Executive Assistant for the USCG.