Board of Directors


Christie Marra, Chair

Attorney, Virginia Poverty Law Center

Lee Householder, Vice-Chair

CEO, project:HOMES

Chris Yenson

Director of Housing, Commonwealth Catholic Charities

Kelly King-Horne

Executive Director, Homeward

Olivia Leon

Student advocate

Durwood Usry

President, Usry Inc.

Mary Wickham

Retired, Sacred Heart Center


Staff

Jonathan Knopf, vice president of HDAdvisors, serves as the Executive Director of MHCCV. In this role, he helps lead the organization in fulfilling its mission through policy, resource building, and networking.

Erica Sims, president of HDAdvisors, serves as Senior Real Estate Associate. In this role, she assists the organization in understanding the cost and other implications of potential real estate development transactions and assists in performing due diligence related to projects MHCCV is associated with.

Eric Mai, a senior associate at HDAdvisors, serves as Senior Community Revitalization Associate. In this role, he assists the organization in developing relationships with local government, park owners and residents, as well as organizations around Virginia interested in joining the Coalition.

Marquelle Benn is the AmeriCorps VISTA member at Manufactured Home Community Coalition of Virginia. She is a recent graduate of Virginia Tech with a Bachelor’s in Applied Economic Management with an emphasis in Community Economic Development. She will be assisting MHCCV with many special projects that are centered around improving and preserving Virginia‚Äôs existing manufactured home communities (MHCs), advancing the public image of MHCs, educating and empowering MHCs residents, and helping to position MHCCV as the statewide resource hub for mobile home park revitalization.