The Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association is directed by an active and diverse Board, with a balance between residents of the L9W, making up a majority, and community partners with strategic expertise in fundraising, community development and
Three community members work with us part-time. They engage in extensive outreach and hold monthly community meetings to gather neighborhood concerns and to actively involve residents in establishing our priorities, plans and strategies. Our offices are located in the Trinity Lutheran Church, in the heart of the L9W, where a steady stream of residents come to talk about their
concerns and request our services.
Linda Jackson, President
Parliamentarian of the L9W
Vice Chair of the L9W School
Department of Children and Family
Tonya Boyd Cannon
Educator at KIPP McDonogh 15
School for Creative Arts
Bachelors of Science in Finance from LSU
Tegan Jones, Secretary
Content Manager at Imagination
Assistant Director at the U.S.
Charles Stern Jr, Treasurer
Partner at Steeg Law Firm
Minister at New Birth Missionary
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Board member and L9W homeowner Theodore Watson and his beautiful bride Sharon
Founder & Executive Director
Director, House the 9 Program
Faith-based Outreach Specialist
L9W homeowner Sarah Bruzzi, shown here with her family, is our new Development Coordinator. She is excited to offer her experience in partnership development in the community she loves and where she raises her family. She looks forward to getting to know you in the coming months, as we continue to partner together to build the future of the Lower 9th Ward.