Chris began her housing career in 1982 as Multifamily Accountant for the Idaho Housing Agency (now the Idaho Housing and Finance Association) later becoming Housing Management Officer. She served as the compliance officer and escrow servicer for Section 8 Multifamily developments.
Chris expanded her skills into property management in 1986 with Tomlinson and Associates, managing affordable housing communities throughout the Northwest. She has 35 years of experience with a variety of government housing programs including LIHTC, HOME, Section 8 and Rural Development.
Chris retired from Tomlinson and Associates as Vice President of Affordable Housing in 2019 and accepted the position of Executive Director for Northwest Integrity Housing in May 2019.
Professional Affiliations have included:
Boise Housing Corporation, non-profit affordable housing developer Board Member 1996-2019
Idaho Affordable Housing Management Association Past VP/Founding Board Member
Chris attended Golden West College in Huntington Beach, California, Coastline College in Fountain Valley, California, and Boise State University in Boise, Idaho. She and her husband, Chris are avid Boise State fans, enjoy Jeeping in the Owyhee Mountains, rockhounding, and making music. She thrives in the company of her children and grandchildren