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Board of Commissioners

Board of Commissioners

EHA is governed by a Board of Commissioners, which is appointed by the Mayor of Everett and confirmed by the City Council.  The Board is composed of six commissioners, including a resident commissioner who is a current program participant.  Commissioners serve five year terms with staggered expiration dates.   EHA’s Board of Commissioners is listed below, with the year of expiration for each commissioner’s current term in parenthesis.

  • Chip Burgess - Board Member(2024)
  • Paul Manselle -  Board Member (2024)
  • Koren Smith  -  Board Chair  (2025)
  • George Perez, Jr. -  Board Member (2026)
  • Cynthia Andrews -  Board Vice-Chair(2027)
  • John Traynor - Board Member (2028)

During calendar year 2024, regular meetings of the Board of Commissioners will be held on the first Monday of each month starting in February, as well as the fourth Monday of February, March, May, June, and August, beginning at noon, unless a meeting is canceled in advance by the Board. The Annual meeting will be held on the second Monday of November beginning at noon. The location of meetings is the Housing Authority’s main office, 3107 Colby Ave., Everett, WA 98201. Meetings are open to the public, and interested persons are encouraged to attend. To inquire about an upcoming meeting or schedule time on the agenda, please call (425) 303-1186, or email chrisn@evha.org. Everett Housing Authority does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the administration of, or access to, its programs or activities. Requests for assistance or accommodations can be arranged by contacting Chris Neblett at the previously mentioned contact.


Signed minutes of meetings from June 28, 2021 forward are now included in the complete agenda packet.

To access the minutes of previous board meetings, please click here.

To access complete agenda packets and meeting recordings, please click here.