As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, AHRI is governed by a Board of Directors that is comprised of individuals tasked with overseeing the organization’s activities, financial planning, and development, and ensuring that the organization’s activities support its mission.
President: Judy Telge has 30+ years of housing experience which includes as a single-family low income home builder in Beeville, Tx, developing a non-profit organization to assist individuals with disabilities to live independently in the community, and the establishment and development of AHRI. She is the Housing Navigator for the Coastal Bend Aging & Disability Resource Center, through a contract with Coastal Bend Center for Independent Living. Judy secured the HEART grant in 2018 to help low income households who were displaced by Hurricane Harvey.
Vice President: Daniel Gallegos, retired from the City of Corpus Christi in 2011 where he held the position of Administrator of the Housing and Development Department. He is a small business owner in Corpus Christi, and is currently renovating single family homes.
Treasurer: Raymond Salloum owner of Coastal Bend DME providing durable medical equipment and contracts with managed care organizations to build home modifications for clients.
Secretary: Deborah Sherrill is a program manager of Adult Education at Del Mar College and previously was with the Corpus Christi Housing Authority.
Raul Rosas is a resident of Corpus Christi who owns properties that are rented to low income households;
Chloe Dotson is the Director of Real Estate Development with Come Dream Come Build (formerly Brownsville Community Development Corporation), an affordable housing developer in South Texas.
Fr. Bruce Wilson is the executive director at Coastal Bend Neighborhood Empowerment, a nonprofit organization where he facilitates Asset Based Community Development in low income neighborhoods in Corpus Christi;
Melvin Kimbrell is a person with physical disabilities who represents persons with low income in the neighborhood where AHRI is located, and resides in a HUD Section 811 apartment. Melvin was displaced from his home in Rockport, Texas by Hurricane Harvey in 2017.
Each Board member provides unique skill sets in promoting affordable housing options and contributing to governing the operations of AHRI’s programs and affordable housing initiatives.