Fulton named chair of Harvard Joint Center board

From left: Daniel Fulton, Weyerhaeuser; Shaun Donovan, HUD; Michael Thaman, Owens Corning; and Eric Belsky, Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies.

The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies has named Dan Fulton, president and CEO of Weyerhaeuser, as the new chair of its Policy Advisory Board.

“I’m honored to step into the chairman position,” Fulton said. “As a longstanding member of the Policy Advisory Board, I’ve always respected the rigorous research taking place at the Joint Center. I’m looking forward to being involved on this new level.”

The Joint Center also appointed Michael Thaman as the board’s new vice chair. Thaman is the chairman and CEO of Owens Corning.

Established in 1959, The Joint Center for Housing Studies is Harvard University’s center for information and research on housing in the United States and beyond. The JCHS is a collaborative unit affiliated with the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Harvard Kennedy School. The Policy Advisory Board, which was created in 1971, has a longstanding history of supporting housing research at Harvard.

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