Board of Directors


Our Leadership

The National Rural Housing Coalition’s Board of Directors is comprised of rural housing experts and community leaders from across the nation.

2019 Executive Committee

Stan Keasling, President
Rural Community Assistance Corporation
West Sacramento, California

Hope Cupit, 1st Vice President  
Southeast RCAP
Roanoke, Virginia

Laura Buxbaum, 2nd Vice President
CEI
Wiscasset, Maine

Andy Saavedra, Secretary
Rural LISC
Washington, DC

Selvin McGahee, Treasurer
Florida Non-Profit Housing
Sebring, Florida

Mary Ann Ybarra
Coachella Valley Housing Coalition
Indio, California

Marty Miller, Officer
Office of Rural & Farmworker Housing
Yakima, Washington

2019 Board of Directors

Suzanne Anarde
Rural LISC
Fowler, CO

Susan Anderson 
Enterprise Community Partners
Austin, TX

Merten Bangemann-Johnson
NeighborWorks Umpqua
Roseburg, OR

Mitzi Barker
RurAL CAP
Anchorage, AK

Lee Beaulac
Beaulac Associates
Naples, NY

Toby Best
Homes In Partnership
Apopka, FL

Brad Bishop
Self-Help Homes
Provo, UT

Julie Bornstein
Coachella Valley Housing Coalition
Indio, CA

Peter Carey
NeighborWorks America
Washington, D.C.

Michael Carroll
Rural LISC
Sacramento, CA

Tom Collishaw
Self-Help Enterprises
Visalia, CA

David Dangler
NeighborWorks America
Boston, MA

Kim Datwyler
Neighborhood Non-Profit
Logan, UT

Jeanette Duncan
The Duncan Group
San Luis Obispo, CA

Will Eckstein
Greystone Affordable Housing Initiatives LLC
Raleigh, NC

Joan Edge
Little Dixie Community Action Agency
Hugo, OK

Deb Elzinga                                                                                                Community Frameworks

Spokane, WA

Michael Feinberg
Housing Assistance Council
Washington, D.C.

Dave Ferrier
Community Housing Improvement Program
Chico, CA

Raymond Finney
Finney Consulting Group
Pagosa Spring, Colorado

Eileen Fitzgerald
Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future
Washington, DC

E.G. Fowler, Jr.
NW Regional Housing Authority
Boone, NC

John Fowler
Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Corporation
San Luis Obispo, CA

Denise Galatas
Southern Mutual Help Association, Inc. 
New Iberia, LA

Rose Garcia
Tierra Del Sol Housing
Anthony, NM

Neal Gibson
Northwest Regional Housing Authority
Harrison, AR

Rick Goodemann 
Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership
Slayton, MN

Kim Herman
Washington State Housing Finance Commission
Seattle, Washington

Scott Hoversland
Wyoming Community Development Authority
Casper, WY

Linda Hugo
Community Frameworks
Bremerton, WA

Russ Huxtable
Milford Housing
Milford, DE

David Jackson
Delta Housing Development Corporation
Indianola, MS

Audrey Johnston Bryan 
Habitat for Humanity International
Washington, D.C.

Bryan Ketcham
Catholic Charities Housing Service
Yakima, WA

Jim King
Federation of Appalachian Enterprises
Berea, Kentucky

Mark Kudlowitz
Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Washington, D.C.

John Linner
National Development Council
Toledo, OH

David Lipsetz
Housing Assistance Council
Washington, DC

Scott Loomis
Mountainlands Community Housing Trust
Park City, UT

Jill Lordan
NCALL Research, Inc.
Dover, DE

Tom Manning-Beavin
Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation
London, KY

Anne Mavity
Minnesota Housing Partnership
St. Paul, MN

Norm McLoughlin
McLoughlin & Associates
Gig Harbor, WA

Scott McReynolds
Housing Development Alliance
Hazard, KY

Laura Meadows
Fahe
Berea, KY

Sarah Mickelson
National Low Income Housing Coalition 
Washington, D.C. 

Nick Mitchell-Bennett
CDC of Brownsville
Brownsville, TX

David Moore
Milford Housing Development Corporation
Milford, DE

Michael Morina
Florida Home Partnership
Ruskin, FL

Joe Myer
NCALL Research, Inc.
Dover, Delaware

Roger Nadrchal
NeighborWorks Northeast Nebraska
Norfolk, NE

John Niederman
Pathfinder Services
Huntington, IN

Nathan Ohle
RCAP, Inc.
Washington, DC

Earl Pfeiffer
Florida Home Partnership, Inc.
Ruskin, Florida

Laura Pounders
AFGE Local, 13354
Ada, Oklahoma

Beth Pusha 
SERCAP                                                                                                                           Roanoke, VA

Lee Reno
Reno & Cavanaugh
Washington, DC

Blair Sebastian 
New York State Rural Advocates
Blue Mt. Lake, New York

Claudia Shay
Self-Help Housing Corp. of Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii

Bill Simpson
National Rural Water Association
Washington, DC

Greg Sparks
Rural LISC
Davis, California

Karen Speakman 
NCALL Research, Inc.
Dover, DE 

Vickey Stratton
Northwest Regional Housing Authority
Harrison, AR

Leslie Strauss
Housing Assistance Council
Washington, D.C.

Paul Turney
Brazos Valley Affordable Housing
Bryan, Texas

Kathleen Tyler
Austin, TX

Kyle White
Little Dixie Community Action Agency
Hugo, Oklahoma

Rob Wiener
California Coalition for Rural Housing
Sacramento, California

John Wiltse
PathStone
Rochester, NY