One of CVHT’s greatest resources is the quality of the volunteers who have stepped up to serve on our initial Board of Directors.

Marguerite Palumbo Elspas
Marguerite Palumbo ElspasPresident
Maggie works with US Bank Community Development Corporation in the financing realm of lending and tax credit investment for construction / rehab of affordable housing through the construction process and into long term operations. Maggie has spent many years as an Asset Manager overseeing various multifamily affordable housing properties across the state. She is thrilled to see the great work in progress to create housing opportunities in our community and hopes to contribute to the effort.
Clint Campbell
Clint CampbellVice President
Clint brings both a historic and employer’s perspective to the AH issue, having been a 4th generation owner/operator of Campbell’s Resort for the past 40 years. “It’s pretty fundamental that safe, decent, affordable housing is a basic requirement for our community’s social and economic welfare. I’m excited to be involved in this endeavor.”
Randy Atkins
Randy AtkinsTreasurer
Following long careers in engineering and creative writing, Randy and wife Nancy bring to the Valley a wide range of management and creative skills that allow them to contribute to efforts essential to the community, like affordable housing. Randy has served on the boards of local HOAs, and continues to serve as Dir. of Venues for the annual Lake Chelan Wine & Jazz Festival.
Arlene Abbott
Arlene AbbottSecretary
Arlene serves CVHT and the Valley with experience as a Organizational Development Manager for the State of Alaska and Chelan County PUD, Executive Director for Lake Chelan Health & Wellness Foundation, and 20 years in Polar Star Consulting, her business focused on adult learning, human resources, and leadership facilitation.
Tim Hollingsworth
Tim HollingsworthBoard Member
Tim serves our Valley as a local Surveyor, Chelan City Council Member, and past President of CVHT. He brings with him 30 years of experience in land development as well as title and boundary issues and has supported the Valley since moving to their family home in 1991 where him and his wife Tracy have raised their 2 kids.
Charlie Guildner
Charlie Guildner Board Member
President & CEO, North Cascades Bank. Charlie brings vast previous CLT and lending experience from his time in Bellingham, WA working an affordable lending solutions. As a lifelong Washington native, he brings with him a great passion for helping Chelan businesses and residents thrive.
Diane Leigh
Diane Leigh Board Member
Realtor, President of Lake Chelan Valley Habitat for Humanity. After 35 years in administration at the University of Washington, Diane moved to Chelan in 2005. Diane’s new career as a Realtor has driven home the need to ensure that people of all income levels have access to home ownership. In addition to her role with the CVLT, Diane serves as Vice President for the Lake Chelan Valley Habitat for Humanity.
Sharon Lukas
Sharon Lukas Board Member
Current: Treasurer of the Okanogan County Long Term Recovery Group Prev. Executive Director, Chelan Valley Hope. Sharon has supported our region in social service leadership for over a decade, and has previous experience working with housing issues and solutions along with groups such as the Community Housing Network.
Jolene Baker
Jolene BakerBoard Member
Jolene Baker is the Director of Property Management at Coldwell Banker Lake Chelan Properties. Her property management career began in Wenatchee, where she managed over 1,000 units and developed a passion for helping the housing needs of her community. She remains a longstanding board member for the Women’s Resource Center, assisting with supportive and permanent housing for homeless families in the Wenatchee area. Since moving to Chelan in 2017, Jolene has immersed herself in the community and shares a deep understating of the area’s housing challenges with the passion to help make a difference.
Rachael Goldie
Rachael GoldieExecutive Director
Rachael Started the Affordable Housing Initiative in 2018 with Tim Hollingsworth and Mike Cooney, which has evolved into a region wide conversation about housing and the incorporation of Chelan Valley Housing Trust. Rachael brings Human Rights and Policy background coupled with Housing Counseling and Administrative experience to work with folks to get them into homes they need.