Housing & Community Development Advisory Board

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First Thursday of each month (on an as-needed basis)
6:00 PM
City Council Chambers - Lower Level
57 E. First Street, Mesa, AZ 

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We are currently looking to fill vacant positions for the Housing and Community Development Advisory Board.  The pamphlet linked below provides details on what this opportunity entails.  We are hoping to recruit a diverse group of individuals who have a desire to serve in this important advisory board function. Our programs serve low income and often vulnerable residents of Mesa.  For information on how to apply, please visit http://www.mesaaz.gov/city-hall/advisory-boards-committees.

Housing and Community Development Advisory Board Pamphlet [PDF]


The Housing and Community Development Advisory Board is composed of eleven (11) members who are residents of the Mesa, and who volunteer their services. The Mayor, with the approval of the City Council, appoints the members of the Board.

The purpose and duties of the Housing and Community Development Advisory Board are to advise the Mesa City Council on housing, community development, social services priorities, funding, and planning across the community.  

Board Members

  • Mara Benson
  • Susan Brenton
  • Derek Brosemann
  • Diana Yazzie Devine
  • Heather Kay
  • Steven Sparks (Vice-Chair)
  • Tom Stapley
  • Linda Starr
  • Kris Woolley (Chair)
  • Vacant - Financial Representative
  • Vacant - Multi-family Housing Development Representative

Staff Liaison  
Emily Greco, Program Assistant