Board of Commissioners 2018-05-10T09:54:04+00:00

Housing Catalyst Board of Commissioners

Housing Catalyst is governed by a Board of Commissioners appointed by the Fort Collins City Council. Our Board of Commissioners is comprised of community leaders with nonprofit and real estate experience who care passionately about our community and neighborhoods.

Next Board of Commissioners Meeting:

May 31, 2018 at 7:30 a.m.
1715 West Mountain Avenue, Fort Collins

Board Documents

Minutes from March 2018 Meeting

Minutes from February 2018 Meeting

Minutes January 2018 Meeting

Minutes from December 2017 Meeting

Bylaws

Commissioners’ Fundamentals Handbook

Board Contact Information

If you would like to contact one of our Commissioners, please contact Julie Brewen and she will assist you.
jbrewen@housingcatalyst.com; 970-416-2910

Current Board of Commissioners

David Bye, Chair
David Bye is a retired attorney from Colorado Legal Services in 2010. David has extensive experience in federally subsidized housing matters and landlord/tenant relations. David was previously a member of the Neighbor to Neighbor Board, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing low income housing.

Rev. Jake Miles Joseph, Vice-Chair
Jake Miles Joseph serves as Associate Minister for Plymouth Congregational Church in Fort Collins. Jake oversees the church’s work with the Homelessness Prevention Initiative (HPI) and multiple other outreach programs to the homeless communities in Denver and Northern Colorado.

Ross Cunniff, Commissioner
Ross Cunniff serves as a representative for District 5 on the Fort Collins City Council. Ross has served on the Fort Collins Parks and Recreation Board and the Fort Collins Energy Board. Ross is an engineer at NVIDIA, a computer-chip design company.

Ann Green, Resident Commissioner
Ann Green has a background in nursing and mental health with a focus on gerontology, and her work has emphasized client services in several industries. Ann’s heartfelt understanding our elderly and disabled citizens’ needs brings a valuable perspective to the board as it continually looks for ways to build strong communities that support individual well-being.

Cathy Mathis, Commissioner
Cathy Mathis is a project manager with The Birdsall Group, a Berthoud-based land planning/ landscape architecture firm. She previously served on the board of directors for Housing Catalyst’s affiliate, Villages, Ltd. She also serves on the Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce board, as well as Front Range Community College’s Advisory Committee for drafting and design.

Nicole Staudinger, Commissioner
Nicole Staudinger is President of FirstBank’s Northern Colorado Market. Nicole has worked extensively on the Affordable Housing Committee for FirstBank Holding Company. Nicole also serves on the Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce board and the northern Colorado chapter of Junior Achievement.

Hep Wilkins, Commissioner
Hep Wilkins began his real estate career in Fort Collins in 1973. He has been a member of the Fort Collins Board of Realtors since then, has served two terms as a director and has served on a number of committees. He also spent four years as a mortgage banker. Hep has received a Certified Residential Specialist designation through the National Association of Realtors. He previously served on the board of directors for Housing Catalyst’s affiliate, Villages, Ltd.

Villages Board of Directors

Villages, Ltd., established in 1982 as the Fort Collins Housing Corporation, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to acquire, develop and preserve affordable housing. Leadership, advocacy and policies governing operations are vested in the Board of Directors, and each board member brings a unique skill set to the team.

Next Villages Board of Directors Meeting

TBA
1715 West Mountain Avenue, Fort Collins

Current Board of Directors

Mary M. Davis, JD, MEd, Director
Mary is an accomplished attorney and mediator. She has excellent communication and analytical skills with the demonstrated ability to identify key issues and facilitate solutions. Mary has also served as Board Chair on the Housing Catalyst Board.  She is also an active community volunteer.

Jake Arnold, Director
Jake is a highly-experienced commercial broker with a depth of industry knowledge. He specializes in providing brokerage services to owners, tenants, and investors. Jake began his real estate career in Sacramento, California, working with a national investment sale and capital markets firm. From there, he went on to work with a regional investment sales and consulting group in Portland where he represented commercial investment property buyers and sellers.

Jennifer Wagner, Director
Jennifer is a life-long Fort Collins resident who is passionate about housing and has focused her career on the Northern Colorado real estate and finance industries.  Jennifer has specialized in residential construction lending for the last 12 years.  She has served on several other community and regional boards and organizations.

Len Billingsley, Resident Director
Len started his career in museum curation, and then moved on to graphic design and web development. This evolved into vendor management, product development, contract negotiation, quality assurance, and a little voice acting mixed in. A firm believer in community service, he has served on a number of philanthropic committees and boards, and has turned his attention to housing assistance.

Wellington Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

The Wellington Housing Authority Board is responsible for  oversight of 42 federally subsidized public housing units, 15 of which are for seniors. Day-to-day management is provided by Housing Catalyst staff under a management agreement.

Next Wellington Housing Authority Board of Commissioners Meeting

TBA
3914 Roosevelt, Wellington

Current Wellington Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

  • Mishie Daknis
  • Barry Friedrichs
  • Sheri Lenz
  • Mathew Michel
  • Bob Novascone