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Daniel Werwath joins governor’s office as Housing Policy Advisor 

Jan 15, 2024 | Press Releases

SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced that Daniel Werwath has joined her office as Housing Policy Advisor.

A longtime New Mexico housing advocate, Werwath brings two decades of affordable housing development experience to Lujan Grisham’s senior team.

“Access to affordable housing is a priority for my administration and is top-of-mind for many New Mexicans,” said Gov. Lujan Grisham. “I am excited to bring Daniel and his expertise to our housing team to advance priorities that build a more stable housing environment in our state.”

Werwath will work closely with Advisor Amy Whitfield, who continues to focus on issues related to homelessness and housing insecurity.

Most recently, Werwath held the title of Executive Director of New Mexico Inter-Faith Housing. Previously, he was the Acting Executive Director of The Housing Trust and Tierra Contenta Corporation.

“There are so many untapped opportunities for addressing housing issues at the state level, I’m truly excited to bring forward innovative ideas to improve access and affordability of housing for all New Mexican families,” Werwath said.

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