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:
March 22, 2018 at 7:30 a.m.
1715 West Mountain Avenue, Fort Collins
Minutes December Meeting
Commissioners’ Fundamentals Handbook
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, 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.