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Silvey Elected Board Chair of Proud Ground

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Lane Powell Shareholder Michael R. Silvey was recently elected Chair of the Board of Directors of Proud Ground, a nonprofit community land trust that provides home ownership opportunities to first-time homebuyers of modest means.

Silvey was previously one of the founding board members of Clackamas Community Land Trust, a nonprofit organization that integrated with Proud Ground in 2012. Since the formation of both organizations in 1999, more than 220 homes have been developed for first-time homebuyers and more than 270 first-time homeowners have been served.

Silvey brings more than 40 years of experience working in real estate law to the Proud Ground Board of Directors.