Welcome Judith Blackwell - CTCAC’s New Executive Director

September 2019

Judith Blackwell

Treasurer Fiona Ma administers the oath of office to Judith Blackwell, the new Executive Director of the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (CTCAC), as Chief of Staff Genevieve Jopanda and Deputy Treasurer for Housing & Economic Development Jovan Agee look on.

Judith Blackwell has been named Executive Director of the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (CTCAC). Ms. Blackwell previously served as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Port of Oakland, the CFO of the City of Atlanta, and as Purchaser and Director of Contract Administration for the City and County of San Francisco.

She began her career as a public finance attorney on Wall Street, specializing in infrastructure projects. In addition, Ms. Blackwell served as a board member and treasurer of the City of Atlanta’s three pension funds: the Police Pension Board, the Firefighters Pension Board, and the General Employees Pension Board. She also served as the Executive Director of the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce.

CTCAC, and the closely related California Debt Limit Allocation Committee (CDLAC), are chaired by Treasurer Ma. They are two of the state’s most robust affordable housing programs. Both programs are under the direction of Jovan Agee, Deputy Treasurer for Housing and Economic Development.