Staff

Chelsea Andrews, Executive Director

Chelsea Andrews, has worked as a visionary leader for over 15 years in both large-scale operations and legal fields for mission-based organizations.  Prior to joining the EveryOne Home team she served as the Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the District of Columbia Housing Authority. She is an advocate for ending homelessness, social justice and strengthening communities. She attended Florida A & M University earning both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Business Administration and obtained her J.D. degree from The George Washington University Law School.  She has worked for several Fortune 500 companies and served as an Assistant State’s Attorney for Prince George’s County, MD. She is admitted to practice in the Maryland State Bar, District of Columbia Bar, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Ms. Andrews was appointed to the Wheaton Urban District Advisory Committee by Montgomery County Executive, Ike Leggett, in 2018 and was elected Chair for the 2020-2021 term. She is a member of the National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) and serves on the Executive Board for the Mid-Atlantic Region Council. She co-leads a Housing Equity Task Force advocating for policy reform to address the impact of systemic and structural racial segregation in housing. 
 
She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and enjoys spending time with her daughter, Zola.

Tirza Wilbon White, Senior Director of Performance Improvement and Data Analytics 

A veteran researcher and policy advisor, Tirza Wilbon White is accustomed to navigating complex urban, social, and legislative contexts with diverse stakeholders. Her expertise lies in data analytics and improvement science, policy analysis, and counsel to city leaders who collaborate across urban policy arenas to create innovative solutions to contemporary problems. 

Before devoting her work full-time to urban solutions, she was a professor at the University of Maryland, College Park where she taught graduate courses in policy analysis, leadership and change processes, and research methods. She is a grant awardee and published author and has served on the boards of several organizations. She holds a Ph.D. from Emory University, an M.Ed. from Georgia State University, and a B.A. from the University of Akron. 

 

Katie Haverly, Director of Research and Data Analytics 

Katie Haverly, is the new Director of Research and Data Analytics of EveryOne Home. She has worked as a Research and Innovation Manager, Project Director, Research Scientist, and Data Analyst in the public health sector for over 15 years. She has contributed research and evaluation efforts toward many community issues including homelessness, substance abuse, mental health, behavioral health treatment, criminal justice and reentry, HIV/AIDS, obesity, eating disorders, and poverty. Many of the populations she has served in her work are those that identify as racial, ethnic and sexual minorities, women, adolescents, and children. She is a highly skilled analyst in both quantitative and qualitative methods and is especially adept at helping programs develop effective outcome measures and data systems to better serve their communities. Prior to joining the EveryOne Home team, she worked as the Research and Innovation Manager for LeCroy & Milligan Associates in Tucson, Arizona, a research and evaluation firm dedicated to serving organizations in the public and private sectors to document their impact and improve their services through meaningful program evaluation, research, technical assistance and training. She attended SUNY Albany in New York where she received her Masters of Science in Health Policy, Management & Behavior, and was also enrolled in the PhD program for Health Behavior and Health Education at UNC Chapel Hill. Katie is also an accomplished musician and has released 8 full-length albums to date and regularly composes music for a variety of projects and collaborators. 

Dorcas Chang, Operations Coordinator

Dorcas started out as the administrative assistant at EveryOne Home in 2016 and is now the Operations Coordinator.  Dorcas graduated from the University of California, Davis where she double majored in Sociology and Community and Regional Development. As a resident in Alameda County, she is excited to be part of the mission to end homelessness in her own backyard! She spends her free time volunteering at her local church. 

 

 

 

 

Katie Martin, Systems Planning Coordinator 

Katie Martin began volunteering at EveryOne Home as a consumer representative in 2019. She was elected to the Leadership Board the same year and has served on numerous committees and subcommittees, bringing the voice of lived experience to the decisions and strategies that guide the CoC.

Before entering the affordable housing sector, Katie spent ten years in web development. She is a fourth-generation resident of the East Bay, and passionate about preserving communities in Alameda County.