Management Staff

Executive Director
David J. Hedison has been with the Chelmsford Housing Authority since 1988 and has served as the Executive Director since 1994. His educational background includes a B.A. from Clark University, an M.B.A. from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and extensive coursework at the London School of Economics. Mr. Hedison is actively involved with local, regional and federal organizations to further the mission of the authority. Mr. Hedison has been recognized as a leader in the industry and assisting numerous communities expand their affordable housing stock through innovative approaches.

Deputy Director
Connie Donahue-Comtois has been with the Chelmsford Housing Authority since 2000 and has brought a wealth of resources for our seniors, families and disabled individuals residing in housing. In the absence of the Executive Director, Connie oversees the management of the CHA. Through the establishment of CHOICE – the Choice Housing Opportunities for Intergenerational and Community Endeavors, Inc., she has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to bring new services to seniors and families. The goal is to create a strong sense community in our developments that allow each resident to age in place and remain as independent as possible.