Leadership Council

Housing Next has been formed as a 5-year pilot initiative to work closely with local units of government, developers and non-profits to remove barriers to the creation of more housing supply at all price points. 

Executive Director, Ryan Kilpatrick

Ryan is the founding director of Housing Next and has been leading the initiative since 2018. He has a background in economic development, community design and public finance. He has more than 15 years of experience supporting local units of government with technical assistance and best practice implementation through planning, zoning, process improvement and the use of financial tools to create economically vibrant communities. He has a Masters in Design Thinking from Kendall College of Art & Design and a B.A. in Community Development from GVSU.

Grand Haven Area Community Foundation President,

Hadley Streng

Community Foundation of Holland/Zeeland, President

Mike Goorhouse

Greater Ottawa County United Way Executive Director

Patrick Moran

Lakeshore Advantage


Jennifer Owens

Lakeshore NonProfit Alliance Executive Director,

Patrick Cisler

Ottawa County

County Administrator,

Al Vanderberg

Greater Ottawa County United Way | 115 Clover Street | Suite 300 | Holland | MI | 49423