Meet Our Board of Directors, guiding Mammoth Lakes Housing in its mission to support workforce housing for a viable economy and sustainable community.
Regular board meetings are held on the 1st Monday of each month at 6:00 PM in the Town Council Chambers, 437 Old Mammoth Road (Minaret Village Shopping Center, Suite Z). For archived agendas and minutes of previous meetings, please visit the Agendas & Minutes page.
Kirk Stapp – President
Kirk Stapp is a retired Mammoth Lakes’ school teacher and founding member of the Board.
Tom Hodges – Vice-President
Tom has been a local resident since 1990 and has a background in both construction and development management. Tom was a member of the Community Housing Action Plan’s Housing Working Group. He sees the housing challenges of the community from the perspective of his young adult children struggling to find rentals and from the perspective of his employer, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area.
Lindsay Barksdale – Treasurer
Lindsay has lived and worked in Mammoth since 2004. She and her husband purchased their condo through Mammoth Lakes Housing and are appreciative of the opportunity awarded them by the MLH Deed Restricted Ownership Program.
Jennifer Kreitz currently serves on the Mono County Board of Supervisors representing District #1.
Amanda Rice is a small business owner in Mammoth Lakes and a mother of two boys in elementary school. She currently serves on the MLH Board as the Town Council representative.
Tony moved to Mammoth out of high school, and lived here for about 9 years before moving to Davis, California to study Landscape Architecture. After gaining professional experience in Design and Planning, and becoming licensed as a Landscape Architect, Tony and his family moved back up to the Eastern Sierras, and are currently residing in Bishop. Tony is currently self-employed in Landscape Architecture and Planning, and studying Real Estate Development through UCLA Extension and pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration, with a focus in the Outdoor Industry, with Western Colorado University.
Heidi has lived in Mammoth since the winter of 1999/2000. Over the years she has watched friends and co-workers leave the area due to the lack of affordable housing. Heidi hopes to work with Mammoth Lakes Housing to provide information and assistance to more of the middle-class workforce while maintaining the current programs.
Brian D’Andrea is Senior Vice President of Century Housing Corporation, a nonprofit affordable housing development and lending organization based in Culver City. In that capacity, Mr. D’Andrea is responsible for Century’s affordable housing development, property management, resident service and fundraising activities across a portfolio of nearly 1,700 affordable homes. In particular, Mr. D’Andrea is responsible for the 27-acre Villages at Cabrillo campus that is home to more than 1,500 individuals on any given night, managed by a staff of more than 50, and features a collaborative of some 30 nonprofit and government agencies that operate at the Villages. Mr. D’Andrea also oversees an 8-member development team that handles all of Century’s affordable housing preservation, investment and development activities in communities like the Villages at Cabrillo and beyond.
Since joining Century in 2006, Mr. D’Andrea has been involved in nearly $350 million worth of affordable housing transactions entailing more than 1,000 affordable homes. These include new construction developments, preservation projects, acquisition-rehabilitation projects, and various infrastructure projects. Mr. D’Andrea is responsible for Century’s expansion into other large-scale redevelopment efforts, including the 21-acre Rancho San Pedro site and the 388-acre West LA VA campus, coupled with myriad infill and preservation projects. Century’s pipeline has grown to include several thousand affordable homes.
Prior to Century, Mr. D’Andrea worked for Toll Brothers, a public homebuilder, where his responsibilities varied from acquisitions to project management. Previously, Mr. D’Andrea was a Program Manager for an economic development organization. Mr. D’Andrea graduated summa cum laude from Boston College with a liberal arts degree. In 2005, Mr. D’Andrea earned his MBA in real estate and finance from UCLA’s Anderson School and is a licensed real estate broker in the State of California since 2010. He is a 2012 graduate of NeighborWorks America’s Achieving Excellence in Community Development, an 18-month performance-driven leadership program administered in collaboration with Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
Sarah is the General Manager/Part Owner of a local property management company, servicing approximately 350 short-term and long-term rentals, with 40+ employees. She understands the necessary balance of tourism revenue and local community. Sarah has a Master of Arts in Geography from the University of Edinburgh, and she is excited to share her expertise to support the organization in our mission. Sarah is a member of the Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce and has event production experience. She has lived in Mammoth Lakes for the past 13 years and enjoys being outside with her husband and son.
Patricia Robertson – Secretary (Officer, non-voting)
Patricia Robertson is the Executive Director of Mammoth Lakes Housing and serves as the Secretary of the Board.