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Gwen Thomson

Gwen Thomson

Title
President
Term
2018 to Present
Contact Information
Hawley Troxell
877 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 344-6000

 


Gwen brings a wealth of Commercial Banking experience to the Board with over 20 years in the banking industry as a Commercial Loan Officer and former Vice President. It is also her specialty, along with Real Estate, at her current position of Associate Attorney at Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley in Boise, Idaho.

Gwen graduated Summa Cum Laude from Concordia University School of Law, May 2018, earning Juris Doctorate. She earned a Master of Business Administration from Boise State University in 1991 and is a graduate of Idaho State University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Botany.

Gwen was elected as a Member of the Board of Directors of Northwest Integrity Housing Co. in 2018, is a volunteer with Stage Coach Theater and Business Professionals Association.

Sharon Patterson Grant

Sharon Patterson Grant

Title
Vice President
Term
2011 to Present
Contact Information
Eco Edge (Managing Member)
PO Box 6205
Ketchum, ID 83340
(208) 440-1946

An expert in sustainability and green building best practices, Sharon has been on the Northwest Integrity Housing Co. Board of Directors since 2011.

Sharon has worked as a sustainability and green building consultant since 2006 and owns Eco Edge, an award-winning Ketchum, Idaho company that specializes in LEED consulting for a wide array of projects, from commercial to residential. Her LEED consulting has brought sustainable building practices to more than sixty buildings and neighborhoods. As a managing member of Green Steps, she has worked with some of the largest commercial real estate firms in Idaho to green their properties using strategic energy management.

Sharon also specializes in providing education and outreach on green building and energy codes and is a Provider and Instructor for the Idaho and Wyoming Real Estate Commissions. She has been invited to present at numerous venues such as the 2012 National Environmental Health Association's annual conference, Region 10 EPA conferences, Boise State University, Maui Community College and the Idaho Energy and Green Building conference.

Sharon holds degrees from the San Francisco Institute of Architecture in Ecological Design and from Ohio University in Business Administration. She is LEED AP (Accredited Professional) BC+D and H certified as well as a Certified Sustainable Building Advisor, Healthy Homes Specialist and Enterprise Green Communities Approved Technical Assistance Provider. Her other leadership positions have included Chair of the USGBC Idaho Board and Board Member for Idaho Smart Growth.

JoAnn Butler

JoAnn Butler

Title
Board Secretary
Term
2011 to Present
Contact Information
Spink Butler, LLP (Attorney)
251 East Front, Suite 200
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 388-1093
 

 

A member of the Northwest Integrity Housing Co. Board of Directors since 2011, JoAnn has superlative expertise in real estate, zoning, land use planning, appellate practice and administrative law.

JoAnn provides legal counsel in real estate, land use and commercial law for the Spink Butler law firm in Boise, Idaho. She works with developers and local governments to guide commercial and mixed-use developments through planning, annexation, zoning, development agreement, owner association and environmental procedures through final project completion.

A member of multiple bar associations, the Urban Land Institute and the American Planning Association, JoAnn has been named three times as Best Lawyers® Boise Real Estate Lawyer of the Year.

JoAnn graduated from the State University of New York College at Buffalo and Chicago-Kent College of Law. She also holds her Masters in Geography from the University of Natal in the Republic of South Africa.

Thomas Mannschreck

Thomas Mannschreck

Title
Director
Term
2009 to Present
Contact Information
Thomas Development Co.
413 W. Idaho St., Ste. 200
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 343-8877 ext. 202

Tom is a Director of Northwest Integrity Housing Co. He is also President, CEO and Co-Owner of Thomas Development Co., a Boise, Idaho-based real estate development company, and Thomas Investments Limited Partnership, a family-held real estate investment entity.

Along with Co-Director Barbara Mannschreck, Tom is primarily responsible for providing the Northwest Integrity Housing Co. Board of Directors with information on proposed developments so the Board can make informed decisions that achieve affordable housing opportunities throughout NIHC's service area.

Prior to founding Thomas Development Co. in 1990, Tom was a partner, member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Business Practice Group of a large Boise, Idaho law firm. His practice focused on business transactions, financial institution representation and real estate transactions.

An active member of his community, Tom has served as Vice President of the Greater Boise Chamber of Commerce, President of Leadership Boise, President of the Board for Capital City Development Corp., a member of the Special Task Force on Affordable Work Force Housing in Downtown Boise and has been on the Board of Directors for the Bogus Basin Ski Education Foundation. He is also deeply involved with numerous activities at his church, including co-chairing a recently-completed capital campaign.

Tom is a graduate of the University of Idaho, summa cum laude in Business and Economics, and the University of Santa Clara School of Law.

Barbara Mannschreck

Barbara Mannschreck

Title
Director
Term
2009 to Present
Contact Information
Thomas Development Co.
413 W. Idaho St., Ste. 200
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 343-8877 ext. 204

Barbara is a Director at Northwest Integrity Housing Co. and is Co-Owner of Thomas Development Co. where she has also served as Chief Administrative Officer since its inception in 1990. Her responsibilities include oversight of all personnel and establishing and maintaining office procedures. Barbara is also the Asset Manager for Thomas Development's portfolio, working closely with property management companies to ensure compliance and performance of the properties.

Throughout the course of Thomas Development Co.'s growth, Barbara has handled a variety of responsibilities, including key liaison between a property management company acquired by Thomas Development Co., preparation of tax credit and financing applications, coordination of closings with lenders, syndicators, accountants and attorneys on partnership and loan transactions, construction billing and loan administration.

Prior to Thomas Development Co., Barbara worked as a Legal Secretary at a large Boise, Idaho law firm.

Barbara has achieved the Institute of Real Estate Management ARM designation and Certified Credit Compliance Professional (C3P) and obtained a certification from the Palo Alto Legal Secretary Course.

Terry Ivey

Terry Ivey

Title
Director
Term
2011 to Present
Contact Information
Ivey and Bauer, P.A. (CPA)
913 West River St., Suite 110
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 345-6655

Terry is a Certified Public Accountant who provides accounting, consulting and tax services to a wide range of business entities and individuals through Ivey & Bauer, PA which he co-founded in 1990.

Terry has served as a board member on many local non-profit and professional organizations including the Southwest Chapter of the Idaho Society of CPAs, United Way, Hugh O'Brian Leadership Foundation, Boy Scouts, and has served for more than 25 years as Treasurer of the church he attends.

Terry has a Business Administration degree from Northwest Nazarene University.

Ericka Rupp

Ericka Rupp

Title
Director
Term
2013 to Present
Contact Information
450 W. State St., second floor
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 334-5641

 


Ericka is Program Manager for the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. Prior to joining the department, she worked as a close partner to the state's temporary assistance program, serving as Associate Director of Catholic Charities of Idaho and with the Community Action Agencies in North Idaho as the Community Services Director for almost six years.

Ericka has a Master's Degree in Family and Consumer Sciences from the University of Idaho and is passionate about working to end poverty in Idaho.

Mark Bolland

Mark Bolland

Title
Director, Past President
Term
2013 to Present
Contact Information
% NIHC 413 W Idaho Street, Suite 200
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 914-5225



Mark brings an extensive background in business management, sales and media to the Northwest Integrity Housing Co. Board of Directors. He has worked, managed, operated and owned radio stations throughout the Pacific Northwest for more than 40 years.

Mark has been involved in raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for charities including the Salvation Army, Boys and Girls Clubs, Northwest Children's Home and many others. Public Service was a key industry ingredient for Bolland in the broadcast communities he served throughout his career.

The Northwest Integrity Housing Co mission of building affordable, sustainable communities throughout the West is a natural fit. He's spent his life directly involved with building and supporting communities; their businesses, non-profit organizations, civic events and their people.

Mark attended Lewis-Clark State College and Boise State University.

Connie Hogland

Title
Director, Past Executive Director

Term
2015 to Present

Contact Information
connie@nwintegrityhousing.com
(208) 869-0698


Founder of Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc. in 1981. Served as Executive Director of the organization for 17 years, managing its growth from a small neighborhood revitalization effort to a state-wide agency with programs ranging from homeless intervention to homeownership. Left NHS in 1998 to accept a position as a Community Builder and Idaho Field Office Director with The Department of Housing and Urban Development. Retired in 2006; Returned to NHS in 2008, to assist with the rebuilding of the organization. Twenty-five years active involvement in creating solutions for Idaho's affordable housing needs.

Professional Affiliations have included
Western Region and National Advisory Board, Neighborhood Reinvestment Corp. 1983- 1989
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Board of Directors, Salt Lake City Branch, 1990-1996
Fannie Mae, Western Regional Advisory Board, 1993-1995
State of Idaho Housing Trust Fund Chairperson, Advisory Commission 1992-1996
Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle, Advisory Council Member, 1990-1992

Connie attended Mt. Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts and The University of Texas, Austin Texas. She and husband Tim enjoy spending time at their cabin in McCall, traveling, cheering on the Broncos, Osher courses, and cherish moments with their seven grandchildren.