About the TRC | The Tenant Resource Center

The Tenant Resource Center


Our Mission

The Tenant Resource Center is a nonprofit, membership organization dedicated to promoting positive relations between rental housing consumers and providers throughout Wisconsin. By providing information and referrals, education about rental rights and responsibilities, and access to conflict resolution, we empower the community to obtain and maintain quality affordable housing.

Our Programs

The Tenant Resource Center divides its staff among four different programs.

Our Staff

  • Brenda K. Konkel, Executive Director
  • Cristina L., Bilingual Housing Resource Specialist (Hmoob), Hmong Outreach
  • Laura DK., Program Assistant and Bilingual Housing Resource Specialist (Spanish)
  • Matt Koz, Office Manager
  • Shenise M.Housing Resource Specialist
  • Madeline G., Housing Resource Specialist, Campus
  • Anne B.Bilingual Housing Resource Specialist (Spanish)
  • Anders Z., Bilingual Housing Resource Specialist (Spanish), Campus, Program Assistant
  • Keith S., Housing Counselor
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Our Board of Directors

  • Michael Donnelly, President
  • Pearl Foster, Vice President
  • Justin Schober, Treasurer
  • Kayleigh ChionoSecretary
  • Amanda Munsey
  • Justin Schober
  • William Tomlinson
  • Isaac Vetter
  • Elizabeth Gokey (leave of absence)


Interested in serving on our Board of Directors? Fill out our Board Member Application and return it to Office@TenantResourceCenter.org

Our Funding


The TRC is funded by:

Community Shares of Wisconsin Dane County Dept. of Human Services CDBG City of Madison Associated Students of Madison Housing and Urban Development


AND of course, we are funded by the extraordinary ordinary people who see our value and then send us a few of their hard-earned dollars. Please consider donating if you are able.




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