Shawn Burr, Executive Director:

Shawn has held many positions within the organization since being hired in 1991, including Interim Executive Director, Capital Projects Manager, Sr. Property Rehab Specialist, Building Maintenance Supervisor, Property Rehab Specialist, and Public Housing Inspector – making him a primary resource for the entire senior leadership team and associates alike. In his current role as Deputy Director, Shawn’s chief responsibilities include overseeing our Development, Capital Projects, Resident Services, Inspections, and Information Technology departments. 



Cynthia Herriott, Deputy Executive Director:

Cynthia brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this area as a former lieutenant with the Rochester Police Department. In her role at RHA, she leads the organization’s newest department, created in early 2017 by the Board of Commissioners. Her primary duty is to ensure RHA is following agency and HUD compliance procedures and requirements. Cynthia’s department enhances our organization’s overall ability to meet performance goals by implementing and tracking many quality control processes, and procedures.