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Board of Directors

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CHFA's Board of Directors is composed of 16 members, 7 appointed by the Governor, including 1 state employee, 
1 appointment each for the Senate Pro Tempore, Minority Leader of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, as well as 5 ex-officio members for the State Treasurer, the Commissioners of the Departments of Banking, Economic and Community Development,  Housing, and the Secretary of the Office of Policy & Management.

Board Chair, Seila Mosquera- Bruno,
     Commissioner of the Department of Housing 
Board Vice Chair, Heidi DeWyngaert,
     Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer, Bankwell, New Canaan

Governor's Appointees

Jerry Abrahams, Chief Executive Officer, ORIX Commercial Mortgage Servicing Inc.
Lisa Tepper Bates, Senior Director for Housing and Transit Oriented Development, Governor of Connecticut
Heidi DeWyngaert, Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer, Bankwell, New Canaan 
Kiley A. Gosselin, Executive Director, The Partnership for Strong Communities
Timothy Hodges, Vice President, Government Relations and CRA Investment Officer, People's United Bank
Catherine MacKinnon, Executive Director, Mutual Housing of Greater Hartford, Inc.
Franklin Perry II, Attorney and Director of Policy for the Majority Leader of the State House of Representatives
 

Senate President Pro Tempore appointee
Wendy Clarke,  Senior Associate, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP 

Minority Leader of the Senate appointee
1 vacancy 

Speaker of the State House of Representatives appointee

Carla Weil, Chief Strategy Officer, Capital for Change

Minority Leader of the House of Representatives appointee

Jared Schmitt, Director, Legal Research, Connecticut House Republican Office

Ex-Officio members

Selia Mosquera-Bruno, Commissioner of the Department of Housing
David Lehman, Commissioner of the Department of Economic and Community Development 
      Designee Glendowlyn Thames Deputy Commissioner
Melissa McCaw, Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management
     Designee, Anne Foley, Under Secretary, Policy Development and Planning Division
Jorge Perez, Commissioner of Banking 
Shawn Wooden, State Treasurer
     Designee, Sarah Sanders,  Assistant Treasurer for Debt Management

 
 
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