HAIC is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners appointed by the Indiana County Commissioners. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requires that one Board member be an HAIC client in order to insure resident participation. Current Board members include:
- Heather Gelles, Chairwoman
- Curt Ramsden, Vice-Chairman
- Donald Lorelli, Secretary
- Jeffrey Boden, Treasurer
- James E. McQuown, Assistant Secretary/Treasurer
The roles and responsibilities of the Board of Commissioners include:
- Set policy and direction of the agency.
- Adopt and oversee budgets and insure that sufficient operating funds are available.
- Hire and retain a qualified Executive Director.
- Serve as advocates for housing on local, regional and national levels.
- Ensure that the housing authority operates in a manner that is efficient and effective, within legal and regulatory guidelines, and prevents mismanagement, fraud or discrimination.
2021 Board Meeting Dates (all meetings are held at the HAIC office at 5:00pm, unless otherwise specified)
January 21, 2021
February 18, 2021
March 18, 2021 (in conjunction with the Public Hearing for the Agency Plans)
April 15, 2021
May 20, 2021
June 17, 2021
July- No Meeting
August 5, 2021 (Combined July and Aug. meetings for PHAS and SEMAP Submissions)
September 16, 2021
October 21, 2021
November 18, 2021 (at Morewood Towers, 101 Morewood Ave, Blairsville PA 15717)
December: No Meeting
2020 Board Meeting Dates (all meetings are held at the HAIC office at 5:00pm, unless otherwise specified)
January 16, 2020
February 20, 2020
March 19, 2020
April 16, 2020- meeting has been cancelled
May 21, 2020 (in conjunction with the Public Hearing for the Agency Plans)
June 18, 2020
July- No Meeting
August 6, 2020
August 24, 2020 at 10:00am- Special Meeting to approve SEMAP Submission to HUD
September 17, 2020
October 15, 2020
November 19, 2020 (meeting will be held at Morewood Towers, Blairsville)
December- No Meeting