Board of Directors and Staff

HLC Board of Directors

Michael Lane, Chair
Policy Director, Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern CA 

Mark Leach, Vice-Chair
Building Trades of San Mateo County

Paul Krupka, Treasurer
President, Krupka Consulting

Michele Beasley
Regional Director, Greenbelt Alliance

Richard Hedges
Community Volunteer

Robert Huibers
Founder, National Hispanic Organization of Real Estate Associates (NHORA) County of San Mateo

Nori Jabba
President, BN Jabba Consulting

John Liotti
Chief Executive Officer, Able Works

Carol Lamont
Community Volunteer

Nevada V. Merriman
Senior Project Manager, MidPen Housing Corporation

Andrea Osgood
Associate Director of Real Estate Development, Eden Housing

Ex Officio non-voting
William Lowell
Director, San Mateo County Department Of Housing

HLC Staff

Evelyn Stivers, Interim Executive Director
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Evelyn 2011 400x400Evelyn “Evvy” Stivers comes to Housing Leadership Council with 20 years of organizing and advocacy experience. Prior to joining HLC, Evvy was the Development Director for Urban Habitat where she substantially increased individual giving and grant revenue and assisted the organization through a leadership transition. From 2004 through 2013 Evvy worked for the Non-Profit Housing Association on regional initiatives including the Housing Element and Inclusionary Housing campaigns. Earlier in her carrier she directed the Western States Field Office for the US Public Interest Research Group and served as the Livable Communities Associate Director for Greenbelt Alliance. She has served on the boards of TransForm, the League of Conservation Voters for the East Bay, East Bay Housing Organizations, and Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County.

Joshua S. Hugg, Program Manager
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jshugg portrait 2Josh joined HLC in August 2009. Following a nearly 20-year career in semiconductor engineering, Josh decided to make a transition to public service, and obtained a master's degree in public administration from San Jose State University in fall 2009. Before coming to HLC, he held several management analyst internships with San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties. Josh is an active community volunteer and also serves on the Planning Commission for the City of San Mateo and is on the Board of Directors for Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center (PCRC). He holds an undergraduate degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Serena Ip, Business Coordinator
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Serena joined HLC in November 2009 as a part-time Community Builder, and transitioned to a Business Coordinator for HLC in 2012. As a life-long resident of San Mateo County, she is passionate about seeing sustainable housing and community development as a priority in her community. She received her BA in Urban Planning and Sociology from the University of California, San Diego, and received her Masters in Urban Planning from San Jose State University.