PCHTF Welcomes New Board Members

New faces around the Directors’ Table

PCHTF Welcomes New Board Members

At its Annual Meeting on February 1, 2013 the Polk County Housing Trust Fund elected six new members to its Board of Directors.  Beverly Evans (Davis Brown Law Firm), Luke Gray (Kemin Industries), Sean Pelletier (EMC Insurance), Elizabeth Presutti (DART), Troy Thompson (Bankers Trust Company) and Steve Van Oort (Polk County Board of Supervisors) were elected to initial three year terms.  In addition Creighton Cox (Des Moines Homebuilders’ Association) was elected to his second three year term.  You will have the opportunity to learn more about these new members as they share their stories in future eNewsletters.

In addition to the new Board Members the following individuals were elected as officers for 2013:  Larry Goodell (Wells Fargo) Chair, Rob Sherwood (Nationwide Advantage Mortgage) Vice Chair, Debbie Fisher (Newbury Companies) Secretary and Steve Patterson (META Bank) Treasurer.

At the same meeting the PCHTF thanked retiring Board Members for their service; E.J. Giovannetti (Polk County Board of Supervisors), Vicki Facto (Bankers Trust Company), Gary Lorenz (Lorenz and Jones) and Joe Gonzalez (City of Des Moines).

The PCHTF Board is responsible for establishing and helping fund the community plan to provide affordable housing.