OUR STAFF

Manikka Bowman

Manikka Bowman

Manikka Bowman is a land use professional who brings strategic organizational development skills and a passion for community development to Rebuilding Together Boston. Prior to joining, RTB, Manikka served as Director of Policy for Urban Land Institiute Boston/ New England. In addition, she serves as the Vice-Chair, Cambridge School Committee Member where she successfully negotiated multiple union contracts during the COVID-19 crisis. Prior to ULI and her public service work, Bowman also served as the manager of fund development for The Community Builders, Inc and was a Proteus Fund Diversity Fellow for the Boston Opportunity Agenda and the Barr Foundation. Contact: mbowman@rebuildingtogetherboston.org

Armando Ponce

Armando Ponce

Armando Ponce is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago with a degree in Urban studies and minor in public policy. Ponce has researched solutions to urban challenges in the areas of sustainability, community development, and housing. He has a passion for helping others and building community through economic development. Armando hopes to leverage his research and practical experience through RTB to write a book that gives insights on what makes a successful and sustainable community. Contact: aponce@rebuildingtogetherboston.org