Mission, Board, and Staff

Our Mission

The mission of the Chico Housing Action Team (CHAT) is to ensure that every person in our community has access to housing they can afford.

CHAT Board of Directors

Ron Aker

Lorraine Forster

Leslie Johnson (President)

Dan Joseph

 Nancy Park (Secretary)

Sheldon Praiser (Treasurer)

Robert Trausch (Vice President)

Bob Van Fleet

Kathy Weeks

Charles Withuhn

CHAT Staff

Nicole Drummond, Executive Director

AmyBeth Ahl-Wright, CHAMP Case Manager

Mark Alvidrez, Housing Coordinator

Amber Benedict, Social Services Coordinator

Maryhelen Bill, Accounting Assistant

Caitlin Davis-Rivers, Redwood Housing Case Manager


Dijana Fazlic, Finance Manager


Amanda Gaylord, HUSH Case Manager

Jesica Giannola, CHAMP Case Manager


Jen Haffner, CHAMP Program Administrator


Dan Joseph, Warehouse Manager

Izzy Lashley, Wildflower House Case Manager


Theresa O'Connor, Communications Coordinator

Angel Taylor, Housing Now Case Manager

Norma Wilcox, Harmony House Case Manager