Management Staff

Kathy Jones – Executive Director

Ms. Jones is responsible for the overall management of 19 staff members, an annual budget of $4.4 million, and HACPFC housing programs that serve more than 1,200 residents. Her 40+ years of experience includes real estate law, banking, accounting and the Washington State Auditor’s office; as well as more than 17 years in federal and state grant funding and program requirements. Ms. Jones is actively involved in support of the Benton Franklin Housing Network (Continuum of Care) and the Association of Washington Housing Authorities – concerns that advocate for at-risk and low-income populations.

Matt Truman, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Truman is responsible for the efficient and effective financial control and operation of the agency, including internal control management, agency insurance, management information systems, grants monitoring, and procurement. He manages the daily operations of the finance department including cash flow, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and general ledger. He produces monthly and annual financial statements and prepares annual budgets for the following: Public Housing, Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8), Affordable Apartments, the Central Office Cost Center, and a property management contract. His vast experience includes public, private and non-profit accounting, grant and program compliance and corporate reporting.

Brett Sanders, Public Housing Manager – Director of Maintenance/Capital Fund

Mr. Sanders directs overall maintenance operations to include work order assignment and vacancy repair scheduling for HACPFC’s 280 Public Housing units, 68 Affordable Apartments, and adjacent grounds in accordance with Housing Authority policies, City Code Standards, and HUD guidelines and requirements. He is also responsible for the administration of HUD’s Public Housing Modernization Program under Capital Fund guidelines. He ensures optimum effectiveness and efficiency of all agency vehicles, materials and repair activities and is responsible for inspection of all HACPFC properties and grounds, as well as all purchases and inventory control. Mr. Sanders supervises a staff that includes Maintenance Mechanics and Repairers, a Maintenance Assistant, and seasonal laborers.

Adella Salinas, Public Housing Manager – Director of Housing Services

Ms. Salinas began her career with HACPFC in 1988 as a Receptionist and currently oversees a staff of Program Administrators and an Intake & Eligibility Specialist. Ms. Salinas administers the Housing Choice Vouchers, Public Housing, and Affordable Apartments programs in accordance with HUD, and Washington State Landlord/Tenant Law regulations and policies.  She monitors and coordinates staff to maintain an occupancy rate of 97% or above and assures compliance with program policies and regulations.  Ms. Salinas is responsible for all reporting aspects in regard to housing programs, including the correlation of statistical data for HUD submission. She prepares monthly and annual program utilization reports and assists in annual review of the Fair Market Rent Study.