Webinar – PHA Executive Management (New ED Training) (#100.1)

To be determined • 9:00 – 12:00; 1:00 – 4:00

COST: $775 (includes PHA Administrative Handbook and Exam)




This 24 hour class covers all the essential administrative aspects of the executive director’s job: board meetings, internal organization, filing and reporting, personnel, insurance, financial management, procurement, and more. Core class for Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Administrator certifications.


Day 1

  • PHA Creation and Authority
  • Funding
  • Housing Programs
  • Relationships
  • Controlling Documents
  • Organization
    • Hierarchy
    • Board of Commissioners
    • Separation of Roles
    • Resident Councils/ Organizations
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Board Meetings
  • Personnel Management

Day 2

  • Financial Management
    • Cash Management
    • Operating Budgets
    • Procurement/ Purchasing
  • Risk Management
    • Insurances
    • Liabilities
    • Fraud Prevention
  • Monitoring
    • HUD Monitoring
    • Audits

Day 3

  • Records Management
    • Tenant Files
    • File Retention
  • Housing Program Policies
    • Public Housing ACOP
    • Lease
    • Grievance
    • Voucher Admin Plan
  • PHAS/SEMAP/Agency Plans
    • Accountability
    • Management Performance
  • Reporting
    • Required Reporting
    • Employment

Day 4

  • HUD Online Systems
    • PIC
    • FASS
    • eLOCCS
    • EIV
    • VMS
  • Test review
  • Exam


CAL DAVIS is a real estate agent, former school teacher, business owner and has been Executive Director at New Boston Property Management (Housing Authority) since 2000 and acquired management of Bowie County HA in 2013 and Maud HA in 2019. He manages Public Housing, Section 8/515/New Construction, two Public Facility Corporations and a temporary shelter. He has developed policies, published articles and authored the children’s book, I’m Just a Crow. Over the past twenty years, Cal has served on various boards and committees for Texas Housing Association. He is a Certified Public Housing Manager, a Certified Professional of Occupancy, Certified Income and Rent Specialist, Texas Certified Housing Administrator/Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher and Texas Certified Occupancy Professional/Public Housing. He also won the 2004 Manager of the Year award from RRHA. Cal joined the THA training team in fall of 2009.

CRISTI LAJEUNESSE began working with the Public Housing and Section 8 housing programs in 1996. In 2002 she was hired as Executive Director of the Kenedy Housing Authority, in 2006, Executive Director of the Karnes City Housing Authority and since has acquired management of Three Rivers, Smiley, Nixon, Falls City, Schertz, Yoakum and Borger Housing Authorities. She manages Low Rent Public Housing and Section 8 programs and is well versed in the rules and regulations governing both programs. In 1999, Cristi began consulting for other housing authorities assisting them with the transition to the new HUD reporting systems. She continues to assist with Agency Plans, PIC submissions, Low Rent and Section 8 program policy and regulations. Cristi is a Certified Public Housing Manager, Executive Section 8 Manager, Senior Public Housing Manager, Texas Certified Occupancy Professional/Public Housing, and Texas Certified Housing Administrator/Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher. Cristi joined the THA training team in summer of 2009.


Organizational/Administrative Documents/Contracts

ACC/ Public Housing
ACC/Section 8
Bylaws – PHA
Cooperation Agreement
Declaration of Trust
General Depository Agreement
HAP Contract – Section 8
Housing Authority Law (LGC 392)

Sample Policies – go to https://www.txtha.org/index.php/policies/

Sample Forms – go to https://www.txtha.org/index.php/forms/

Miscellaneous Helpful Tools

Audit Procurement
Board Meeting Preparation
Board Meeting Minute Preparation
Budget Resolution
Commingling v. Pooling Funds
Links of importance
OIG Tips
PHAS Interim Rule – Small PHA
Telephone Courtesy Tips
Tickler File