Interior Regional Housing Authority

Orie Williams is the CEO for the Interior Regional Housing Authority (IRHA) since August 17, 2020. IRHA is one of fourteen Tribally Designated Housing Authorities in Alaska, created by State Statute. IRHA is a non-profit organization, formed in 1974 along with thirteen other Alaskan housing authorities to administer programs of the U.S. Department of Housing…

Yuut Elitnaurviat

Mike Hoffman retired as the interim President for Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP) and now enjoys his full time employment with Kuskokwim Wilderness Adventures which provides services to fly-fishermen and rafters in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. During his employment with AVCP, Mike was responsible for the overall operations of AVCP and his primary mission was…

Michael Black is currently the Director of Community Infrastructure Development for the Division of Environmental Health and Engineering at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. Michael served as Director of the Department of Rural Utility Management and Director of Program Development for DEHE of ANTHC. In 2007 as Deputy Commissioner for Alaska Department of Commerce,…

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)

Julia Purdy, Research Engineer, Building Energy Technologies, CANMET Energy Technology Centre, has studied energy use in Canadian homes since she joined Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) in 1999 and prior to joining NRCan, Julia completed undergraduate and graduate degrees (B.Sc. and M.Sc.E.) in Mechanical Engineering at Queen’s University. Julia leads NRCan’s efforts to identify low-energy pathways…

Alaska Thermal Imaging, LLC.

Emmett has nine years of USACE Thermography and building enclosure testing on new construction and the re-commissioning of buildings on bases across Alaska, and 10 years of energy auditing experience of commercial, residential and multi-family buildings throughout Alaska. Emmet and is co-owner of Alaska Thermal Imaging, LLC (ATI) which specializes in building envelope testing and…

DD Strait Consulting, LLC

Dena has 23 years of construction industry experience, 20 of which have included providing architectural and project management services to clients in primarily rural communities across Alaska. She has worked in private firms and for Alaska Housing Finance Corporation from 2011 to 2014 where her support and enthusiasm for the mission of CCHRC was born and solidified.…

Cook Inlet Housing Authority

As president and chief executive officer of CIHA, Ms. Gore’s leadership has mapped a new strategic direction for the Authority to aggressively develop quality affordable housing and affordable housing programs throughout Alaska’s Southcentral region. Before joining Cook Inlet Housing Authority (CIHA), Carol was vice president of income-producing real estate for Cook Inlet Region, Inc., where…

Treasurer
First National Bank of Alaska

Kyle Gray began his First National career as a Management Associate in 2012. He recently rejoined the First National team as Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager, Lending at the Golden Valley Branch in Fairbanks. “More than 10 years of lending experience has taught me the value of high-quality service, and I strive to give that…

Secretary
Design2Last.com

Lauri Strauss has 32 years of professional experience in architecture managing numerous project types, the majority of which were for municipal, county, state and federal government clients.  In 2012, she founded design2 LAST, inc with a mission to provide sustainable architectural solutions to all clients.  Lauri specializes in finding appropriate solutions for renovations and small…

Vice Chair
PK Builders

Kelley Roth, PK Builders, has 35+ years of experience in the Construction Industry, including designing and building homes in Southeast Alaska. Kelley is a Charter Member of the Ketchikan Southern Southeast Alaska BIA (SSEABIA) and has served on the its board for over 23 years, two terms as President. Kelly has served as ASHBA’s State…