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Board of Directors and Staff

Our Board of Directors represents a cross-section of our community and has a passion for our organization and those we serve. The members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization and oversee that the funds raised directly affect those in need.

Our Staff has a strong commitment to serving the many constituents of our organization. But first and foremost, they focus their energies on those who take advantage of our programs and services.


Board of Directors

Staff Members

  • Administration

    Emilee Powell - Executive Director
    Dawn Rubalcaba - Director of Operations
    Deb Hoffman – Administrative Assistant

  • Finance Department

    Shawna Allen – Accounting Director
    Mary Lou Vlastelic – Bookkeeper
    Terri Schwantz, – Accounting Clerk I

  • Housing Counseling and Education

    Jason Colunga – Housing Counseling and Education Director, Senior HUD Housing Counselor
    Sheila Quintana – Homebuyer Education Specialist
    Cindy Brown – Intake Specialist

  • Housing Rehabilitation

    Wendy Genkov – Program Director
    Kelly Anderson – Rehabilitation and Loan Administator

  • Community Building and Engagement

    Sarah Fishering – Community Building and Engagement Director

  • Property Management

    Coleen Simpson – Director
    Jaye Baugh – Site Manager, Garden Village Apartments
    Chris Kinkaid – Site Manager, Grand Valley Apartmentments
    Assistant Mananger, Garden Village Apartments
    Rick Johnson – Maintenance Supervisor
    Mark Smith – Maintenance
    Will David – Maintenance
    Lonnie Salazer – Maintenance
    Dale Clement – Maintenance

  • Self-Help Housing

    John Gross – Self-Help Program Manager
    Matt Lindsay – Construction Supervisor

  • Weatherization

    Marcy Child – Director
    Lanell Mathis – Administrative Manager
    Jesse Dransfield – Production Coordinator
    Michael Stout – Trainer, Auditor, Quality Control Inspector
    Michael Zahniser – Field Tech II
    Devin Hallett – Field Tech I
    Allen Luce – Crew Leader
    Todd Culver – Energy Tech II
    Tim DeLuca – Production Coordinator
    Reese Barkley – Energy Tech I – leaving this week
    CJ Bayse – Field Tech II
    Jason Carter – HVAC Tech
    Cella Hurford – Field Tech I
    Leigh McNeil – Intern
    John Pomaski – Field Tech I
    Jaeson Hamlin – HVAC Tech

Our Impact This Year

  • Volunteer Hours


  • Dollars Raised


  • Program Participants


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