Board of Commissioners2019-05-28T13:54:42-06:00

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.

Board of Commissioners Meetings:

3rd Thursday of the Month at 7:30 am
1715 West Mountain Avenue, Fort Collins

Board Documents


Commissioners’ Fundamentals Handbook

Board Minutes:

March 2019

February 2019

January 2019

December 2018

November 2018

October 2018

September 2018 

August 2018 

July 2018 

June 2018 

May 2018 

April 2018 

March 2018 

February 2018 

January 2018 

Board Contact Information

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

Current Board of Commissioners

Rev. Jake Miles Joseph, 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.

Nicole Staudinger, Vice-Chair
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.

David Bye, Commissioner
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.

Emily Gorgol, Commissioner
Emily serves as a representative for District 6 on the Fort Collins City Council. She works at The Family Center/La Familia as a Special Projects Manager, overseeing projects that address critical concerns in our community, such as the preservation and protection of affordable housing. She serves as a member of the City of Fort Collins Women’s Commission and is a volunteer nutrition teacher for the Larimer County Human Services Department.

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.

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.

Villages Board of Directors Meetings

April 5, June 14, August 2, October 4, December 6, 2019 at 7:30 am
1715 West Mountain Avenue, Fort Collins

Current Board of Directors

Jennifer Wagner, President
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.

Mary M. Davis, JD, MEd, Vice-President
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.

Glenn Good, Ph.D., Director
Dr. Good has over 35 years of management, teaching, and consulting experience, including employment as an executive officer at a commercial bank,  consultant on international development projects across the world, university professor in Oregon, Mexico, and Colorado, and instructional dean at Front Range Community College. From 2009 to 2014, Dr. Good served as the Regional Director for Catholic Charities in Larimer County. He was on of the Board of Directors of CARE Housing from 2010 to 2014, and was the agency’s Interim Executive Director in 2017.

Anne Harding, Director
Anne is a data professional with a background in both the public and private sectors. With extensive experience serving in both professional and community organizations, she is particularly passionate about using data as a tool to promote equity and access in education, housing, and healthcare.

Lizette Mill, Director
is a retired software developer and technical consultant who has been active in community development since 1996, when she moved into a Fort Collins neighborhood she helped design and develop. Lizette is the treasurer of a small community-owned business and recently completed her second 3-year term as her HOA’s president.

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.

Wellington Housing Authority Board of Commissioners Meetings

March 7, June 13, September 5, December 5, 2019

6:00 pm
3914 Roosevelt, Wellington

Current Wellington Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

  • Mishie Daknis
  • John Evans
  • Barry Friedrichs
  • Sheri Lenz
  • Bob Novascone