Taiisa Kelly, CEO

Appointed as Monarch’s CEO on January 1, 2019

Taiisa Telesford Kelly joined Monarch Housing Associates in March of 2006. She has experience in housing development working with federal, state and local funding sources to secure financing for special needs housing projects.

In October of 2007, Taiisa joined the Ending Homelessness Team where she works with local governments, non profits and community stakeholders to develop coordinated strategies to end homelessness.

On January 1, 2019, she was appointed CEO.

Mrs. Kelly has extensive experience in working with community stakeholders on homeless planning activities. As a member of the Ending Homelessness Team Mrs. Kelly guides communities through the process of developing 10 year plans to end homelessness and has completed 3 community plans in the past 2 years.

Working collaboratively with counties and service providers, Mrs. Kelly helps to bring best practices and program models such as:

  • housing first,
  • rapid re-housing, and
  • single point of entry systems to communities as they work to restructure systems and bring an end to homelessness.

On November 27, 2018, Mrs. Kelly was interviewed on Newark Today.

Mrs. Kelly received her B.A. in psychology and anthropology from Rutgers University.

Call Mrs. Kelly at 908-272-5363 ext. 228.

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