Janel A. Young

Conference Speaker Bio


Janel is a Chief Strategist and skilled Policy Advisor with proficiency in strategic policy planning, performance management, community development and disaster recovery.  She is proficient in the design and implementation of programs that address the housing needs of vulnerable households and distressed communities.  By using innovative housing strategies aimed to identify and eradicate the barriers to affordable housing, Janel and her team leverage technology and research to identify housing characteristics at the granular level to align funding resources effectively. A visionary leader, Janel directs a portfolio of multi-faceted developments at all business lines and operating groups within the corporation. She is accustomed to facilitating the healthy partnerships necessary to drive policy decisions to successfully meet the strategic objectives and mission of the corporation.  She leads with a focus on quality, all while ensuring customer service remains a top priority.

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Janel A. Young

Director of Policy & Strategic Initiatives, LHC

  • lhc.la.gov

  • (225) 763-8700 Ext. 213

  • jyoung@lhc.la.gov