Board of Directors

Chair - Karl Batalden
Housing & Economic Development Coordinator
City of Woodbury
8301 Valley Creek Road
Woodbury, MN 55125

Vice Chair - Alicia Huckleby
Human Resources Manager
St. Paul Public Housing Agency
W. Andrew Boss Building
555 N. Wabasha St., Ste 400
St Paul, MN 55102

Treasurer - Amanda Novak
Vice President of Development
CommonBond Communities
328 West Kellogg Blvd
St Paul, MN 55102

Secretary - Wes Johnson
Loan Portfolio & Servicing Manager
Greater Minnesota Housing Fund
332 Minnesota Street, Suite 1201 East
St. Paul, MN 55101

Ra'Essa As-Sidiq
Resource Navigator
Neighborhood HUB
3210 Oliver Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55412

Brenda Hvambsal
Director of Marketing
Steven Scott Management
5402 Parkdale Drive, Ste 200
St Louis Park, MN 55416

Cara Melvin, LISW
Youth Housing Program Manager
Simpson Housing Services
2100 Pillsbury Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55404

James Farstad
President
Farstad.US, LLC
4909 Fremont Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55419

Michael Grover
Asst. VP Community Development
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
90 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Wes Johnson
Loan Portfolio & Servicing Manager
Greater Minnesota Housing Fund
332 Minnesota St., Suite 1201 East
Minneapolis, MN 55101

Beth Reetz
Director of Housing & Livable Communities
Metropolitan Council
390 Robert St N
St Paul, MN 55101

Nuria Rivera-Vandermyde
Deputy City Coordinator
City of Minneapolis
250 S 4th St
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Ellen Sahli
President
Family Housing Fund
801 Nicollet Mall, Suite 1825
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Angie Skildum
Independent Consultant
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Tim Thompson
President
Housing Justice Center
570 Asbury St, Ste. 105
St Paul, MN 55104

Katie Topinka
Legislative Director
Minnesota Housing
400 N Sibley St
St Paul, MN 55101