Meet the volunteers who serve on the committees that do much of the behind-the-scenes work of creating permanently affordable homes in State College, and consider joining! We welcome new volunteers anytime! Click here to contact us an volunteer.
Real Estate and Rehabilitation Committee: Jerry Wettstone, Susan Venegoni, Sue Hiester, David Brown, Polly Dunn, Ian Boswell, Peg Hambrick, Joe Cortazzo
Homeowners Committee: Michael Joyce, Chair; Suzanne Bruening, Eric Haffner, Joe Cortazzo
Outreach & Development Committee: Polly Dunn and Vicki Fong, Chairs; Tiffanie Cortazzo, Shannon Holliday, Nina Fellin, U.B. Bakker, Jennifer Stahl
UB Bakker is the RTD Prof of Global Leadership & Partnership Development
Tiffanie Cortazzo is an SCCLT Homeowner
Polly Dunn on her work with SCCLT: "My neighborhood is so unique that I want more people to have the opportunity to live in our community in affordable housing."
Nina Fellin of her work with SCCLT: "As one of the first SCCLT homeowners I know how affordable housing can lead to a better future. I want to help build that future for as many families as possible."
Vicki Fong is a community volunteer who worked on affordable housing and community development initiatives through the State College Redevelopment Authority. A retired communications manager at Penn State, she and her husband Greg have lived in their home for nearly 30 years. They enjoy travel, music, art, and two shelter cats.
Shannon Holliday: "I’m a mother of three beautiful daughters and a Glamma of a beautiful soon to be five year old granddaughter. As a New Orleans native I drifted ashore Happy Valley shortly after Hurricane Katrina. My involvement with the State College Community Land Trust is due to my passion for providing resources to diverse people in my community."
Jennifer Stahl is an SCCLT homeowner