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Joel Van Owens

Joel Van Owens, American community development practitioner, consultant.

Background

  • Owens, Joel Van was born on December 6, 1952 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Son of Joseph and Bertha Dean (Masters) Owens.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Malone College, 1983. Master in City and Regional Planning, Pratt Institute, 1992.

    Career

    • Instructor United Cerebral Palsy Association and Development Disabilities Center, Canton, Ohio, 1971-1976. Branch manager, job developer/counselor Massillon (Ohio) Urban League, 1976-1978, director housing counseling services, 1979-1980. Executive director Neighborhood Conservation Services of Baberton (Ohio), Inc., 1980-1984.

      Neighborhood impact officer field services division Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation, Baltimore, 1984-1986. Interim executive director mutual housing association Mutual Housing Association Baltimore, Inc., 1986-1987. Program review officer research and evaluation division Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation, since 1987.

      Director development Baltimore Corporation for Housing Partnerships, 1989-1990. Principal Community Consultant, since 1983. Chairman board dirs and staff development committee Maryland Low Income Housing Coalition, 1990-1991.

      Chairman steering committee Development Leadership Network, 1988-1989. Secretary Akron-Summit County Community Housing Resources Board, 1982-1984. Chairman housing committee Northeast Four County Regional Development Organization, 1981-1982.

    Connections

    • Married Vicki J. Reiter, August 14, 1981. 1 child: Alexander Van.
    • father: Joseph Owens
    • mother: Bertha Dean (Masters) Owens
    • spouse: Vicki J. Reiter
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    Born December 6, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1983
      Malone College
    • 1992
      Pratt Institute
    • 1971 - 1976
      Instructor, United Cerebral Palsy Association and Development Disabilities Center
      Canton, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1980 - 1984
      executive, director Neighborhood Conservation Services of Baberton (Ohio)
    • 1984 - 1986
      neighborhood impact officer, field services division Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1986 - 1987
      interim executive, director mutual housing association Mutual Housing Association Baltimore
    • 1987
      program review officer, research and evaluation division Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation
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