MHP Board of Directors 2024

Cecile Bedor (Chair)
Executive Vice President of Real Estate
CommonBond

Jim Wabindato (Vice Chair)
Program/Development Officer
Indian Land Tenure Foundation

Buffy Beranek (Secretary-Treasurer)
Executive Director
Southeast Minnesota Multi-County HRA

Tara Beard 
Housing Director
City of Saint Paul

Trent Bowman
VP – Community Impact Manager
Bremer Bank

Chris Coleman
President and CEO
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

Lucas Franco
Research Manager
LIUNA Minnesota and North Dakota

Eric Anthony Johnson
President and CEO 
AEON 

Jenny Larson
Executive Director
Three Rivers Community Action

Erin Mathern
Shareholder, Attorney
Winthrop & Weinstine

Harry Melander
Consultant
Colliers International

Julia Nelmark 
President
Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation 

Johnny Opara 
President and CEO 
JO Companies 

Nick Place
Senior VP and Chief Lending Officer
Bridgewater Bank

Elfric Porte II
Housing Policy and Development Director
City of Minneapolis

Paula Prahl
Chief Policy and Corporate Affairs Officer & Executive VP
Dominium 

Tony Schertler
Executive Director
Dakota County Community Development Agency