Sara SurfaceCivil Rights Testing Manager

S ara joined the ERC in November 2019 and serves as the Civil Rights Testing Manager. In this role, Sara directs systemic fair housing investigations and promotes quality control across the ERC’s testing program. Prior to joining the ERC, Sara worked as the Fair Housing Enforcement Manager for Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia. In this role she oversaw the testing program and worked on some of the nation’s first fair housing cases focused on enforcement of the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2016 Criminal History Guidance. Sara has also worked as an advocate for better sexual assault prevention and response at the campus and community levels. Sara is a graduate of the University of Virginia, where she received her bachelor’s degree in Global Development Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality.

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Staff Picture of Nick Adjami, Young, white/Middle Eastern man with short, dark brown hair, wearing a dark blue polo shirt, smiling for the camera.Senior Fair Housing Program Coordinator