Brandy Bones has 12 years of experience helping states and localities implement disaster recovery, neighborhood stabilization and affordable homeownership/rental programs. She is an expert in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), CDBG Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Choice Neighborhoods programs. Ms. Bones is experienced in program and project implementation, policy and procedures development, and data tracking, analysis, and reporting. She is currently working with the State of Pennsylvania on a disaster recovery and resiliency program, which involves allocating over $50 million to a combination of housing and infrastructure projects as well as programs aimed at making communities impacted by flooding events more resilient to future disasters. Ms. Bones led the development of HUD's CDBG-DR Toolkit and is working on a disaster response and recovery toolkit for HUD's Office of Housing Counseling.