Sharonda L. Huffman joined Maryland Inclusive Housing as the Director of Housing in May of 2022. She has a diverse background in the real estate, human services, law, insurance, and disability fields. Huffman recently served as the Lead Accessibility and Compliance Coordinator for the City of Baltimore. Huffman directed disability related initiatives. She also previously served as a real estate agent with the Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development.
Huffman has been asked to be the keynote speaker for several webinars, training and workshops related to the cross section of discrimination related disability. She is a certified American with Disabilities Act Coordinator and a trainer with the ADA Training Leadership Network and has earned certificates as a Fair Housing Specialist.
She is a volunteer in various organizations including Sigma Gamma Rho community service sorority. She also holds memberships with the Baltimore Urban League, NAACP, National Federation of the Blind, National Association of Parliamentarians, and the American Society of Public Administration. Further, she is a board member of the Chesapeake Arts Center.
Huffman earned a BA in Political Science from Morgan State University and attends Strayer University pursuing a master’s in public administration.
Sharonda Huffman and her husband Dr. Artus Huffman have been married since 1998. They have three children including their adult son with a developmental disability.
Tim Wiens was hired by the Board of Directors in January of 2020 as the half time Executive Director of the Maryland Inclusive Housing Corporation.
In 2016 Deputy Secretary Bernie Simons appointed Tim Wiens to serve on the State-wide Tiered Standards Committee to comply with the new federal CMS Settings rules. As part of Tim’s work on this Committee he was asked to chair the Residential Sub-Committee to set residential goals for DDA’s transformation. As a result of the work and recommendations of this Committee, in January of 2018, Mr. Simons appointed Tim Wiens to Chair the DDA Supported Living Advisory Committee, which led to the recommendations to establish both a DDA Rental Assistance Program and the Maryland Inclusive Housing Corporation.