Brian Mann serves as the Training & Technical Assistance Program Assistant with the National American Indian Housing Council. In this capacity, he assists in the coordination of the NAIHC T/TA program by collecting, maintaining and organizing all program database records and files; tracking student attendance, examinations and certificates with the NAIHC Leadership Institute; and coordinating the correspondence and logistics for housing professionals receiving the Professional Indian Housing Manager certification. In addition to training & technical assistance activities, Brian also assists the NAIHC headquarters staff in the daily operations of the program.
Mr. Mann is an enrolled member of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe in Fort Washakie, Wyoming located on the Wind River Indian Reservation. He is the former Deputy Executive Director of the Eastern Shoshone Housing Authority with over six years’ experience working in affordable housing in the capacities of executive management, procurement and housing services. During his time at ESHA, Brian was responsible for the management and compliance of not only the Indian Housing Block Grant but also the Indian Community Development Block Grant, an award of Low Income Housing Tax Credits, an Affordable Housing Grant award, and other various funding sources that have aided the Eastern Shoshone Tribe in developing twenty new rental units and the much needed modernization of existing 1937 Act rental properties. Brian also developed a tenant-based rental assistance program for qualified tenants as an avenue to expand housing services options for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe
Brian has a degree from Brookline College – Albuquerque in Business Administration and is also a 2014 graduate of the NAIHC Leadership Institute’s Professional Indian Housing Manager Certification program. He also attended the University of New Mexico and the Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) both located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.