Board of Commissioners
Boulder Housing Partners Commissioners
Valerie Soraci, Chair
First Appointed in 2010
Valerie Soraci is the owner of Dragonfly Gardens and specializes in water wise and native plant design. She is a citizen advocate for affordable housing, also serving on the board for Boulder Housing Coalition. Ms Soraci is an active volunteer in the Boulder community.
Dick Harris, Vice-Chair
First Appointed in 2012
Dick Harris has served on Boulder's Planning Board and City Council, many years in environmental organizations, and on the Board of Thistle Communities, a Boulder affordable housing non-profit. He is a retired physicist and manager from NIST.
First Appointed in 2019
Tony Adams is a retired finance professional and lecturer at the University of Colorado. He was most recently the President of the Board for the Center for People With Disabilities (CPWD).
First Appointed in 2015
Pamela Griffin is the resident representative currently serving as President of the Resident Representative Council.
First Appointed in 2009
Karen Klerman is a Vice President and Relationship Manager at Wells Fargo's Commercial Real Estate Banking group. She is currently a member of the Urban Land Institute, and CU Real Estate Council, and recently finished a five year term on Boulder's Downtown Management Commission.
First Appointed in 2016
Claire is a former legislator in the Colorado House of Representatives, serving seven years before being termed out. Claire was named the Executive Director of the Colorado Center on Law and Policy on November 1, 2013. The Colorado Center on Law and Policy is a Denver-based nonprofit organization working to advance the health, economic security and well-being of low-income Coloradans through research, education, advocacy and litigation.
First Appointed in 2014
Nikki McCord is the founder of McCord Consulting Group, a boutique governmental and business consulting firm. Ms. McCord is an advocate for a diverse Boulder and also serves as a board member for the University of Notre Dame Club of Denver and the Community Action Programs Board of Boulder County.
First Appointed in 2017
Bob Walker is a retired affordable housing developer having done projects in Boulder, Lafayette, Longmont, Brighton and Aurora. He served many years on the City of Boulder’s Technical Review Group for Housing and Human Services and is also on the Board for the BHP Foundation.
First Appointed in 2020
Mark Wallach was a corporate and real estate attorney and later a real estate developer in New York City. As a member of the City Council, he is committed to the concept of careful, measured growth, the creation of housing that is accessible to all income levels, and protection of Boulder’s unique open space. Mark has an undergraduate degree from Yale University and a law degree from Columbia University.
Board of Commissioners Governing Documents
- Boulder Housing Partners Bylaws
- Boulder Housing Partners Board of Commissioners Conflict of Interest Policy