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Tammye Treviño Sworn in as HUD Region VI Regional Administrator

Tammy H.Treviño (lf) is sworn in by HUD Deputy Secretary Maurice Jones.

Tammye H. Treviño was sworn in as Regional Administrator for HUD’s Southwest Region by HUD Deputy Secretary Maurice Jones in Washington, D.C., on August 12, 2013. As Region VI RA, Ms. Treviño will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of HUD programs in the states of Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arkansas.

"Secretary Donovan and I are very pleased to announce that Ms. Treviño has joined HUD as Region VI’s Regional Administrator," Deputy Secretary Jones said. "With more than 25 years of experience in managing housing and economic development programs for underserved populations, she will be a tremendous asset to HUD and to Region VI."

From 2009 until her appointment at HUD, Ms. Treviño was the Administrator for Housing and Community Facilities Programs in USDA's Rural Development agency. As Administrator, she managed national loan and grant programs for housing and community facilities to help rural communities and individuals, including grants for single family homes; apartments for low-income persons and the elderly; housing for farm laborers; childcare centers; hospitals, libraries and more.

Ms. Treviño said, "My passion continues to be in providing housing opportunities to Americans who need access to affordable housing and want to achieve the American Dream of homeownership. I am honored to serve the Administration and Secretary Donovan."

From 1999 to 2009, Ms. Treviño served as chief executive officer for FUTURO, an Uvalde, Texas, nonprofit organization that provides housing, business, community development and technical assistance. Previous to that, she was the economic development director for LaSalle County, Texas, where her accomplishments included converting a 47-county, South Texas think tank into a nonprofit organization to work on regional economic development and other issues.

Ms. Treviño is a certified Economic Development Finance Professional as well as a certified Housing Development Finance Professional. She received her Master of Business Administration degree from Sul Ross State University's Rio Grande College, Uvalde, Texas, and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Treviño is a native of Pearsall, Texas.