Commissioner Vann-Ghasri, a past recipient of the DCHA Executive Director Leadership Award, has served as the Vice President of the Potomac Gardens Resident Council, on the Executive Board of the DCHA Citywide Advisory Board, and has worked with numerous nonprofit organizations throughout the metropolitan area. She holds several certificates for nonprofit leadership.
Ms. Vann Ghasri studied to become a paralegal at the Antioch School of Law, Urban Law Institute. She graduated with honors from the DCHA Community Monitoring Program. She served for two years with AmeriCorp Vista, and has worked with local groups such as Community Vision, Inc., National People Action, United Public Housing, and DC Justice for Youth and the National Coalition for Homelessness.
Ms. Vann Ghasri represents the resident community on the District of Columbia Housing Authority Board of Commissioners.