AHFC Board of Directors

Alaska Housing’s seven-member board of directors is comprised of the Commissioner of Revenue, the Commissioner of Commerce, Community and Economic Development and the Commissioner of Health and Social Services as well as four members from the public appointed by the Governor to serve two-year terms. Members must have expertise or experience in finance or real estate; be a rural resident or who has expertise or experience with a regional housing authority; expertise or experience in residential energy-efficient home building or weatherization; or expertise or experience in the provision of senior or low-income housing.

Regular meetings of the board are held at least once each quarter, and the annual meeting is held in the third quarter at the location set by the board (see Board schedule). The board elects the offices of Chair and Vice Chair at the annual meeting each year.

To contact the Board of Directors, you can send an email to: board@ahfc.us.


Mr. Brent Levalley, Board Chair

1966 Ridge Run
Fairbanks, AK 99712

Brent LeValley was appointed to the board in June 2009 as a member with expertise in finance and real estate. He was elected as Board Chair in November 2015.

LeValley is a retired lender and bank community reinvestment officer. He holds a BS degree in Labor relations and Economics from Michigan State University. He is a founding lifetime member and former treasurer of the Cold Climate Housing Research Center and former treasurer and two-time associate of the year of the interior Alaska Building Association.


Jess Hall

968 Blunk Street
Palmer, AK 99645

Jess Hall is Vice President of Hall Quality Homes in the Mat-Su Valley and has been a builder for over 47 years. He has served as President of the Kenai and Mat-Su Home Builders Association and was President of the Alaska State Home Building Association in 1983 and 2013. He has also served as a National Representative, National Vice-President and is a Senior Life Delegate for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

Hall has a degree in business from the University of Idaho. He was a founding member and instructor for the Alaska Craftsman Home Program. He is an Eagle Scout and a member of the BPOE, Palmer & Wasilla Chamber of Commerce. Jess lives in Palmer with his wife Kathleen and their daughter Rebecca Gamble is the president of Hall Quality Homes with his son-in-law Mike handling marketing.

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Tagiugmiullu Nunamiullu Housing Authority, CFO
6730 Crooked Tree Cir
Anchorage, AK 99507

Allen Hippler is the CFO of Tagiugmiullu Nunamiullu Housing Authority, which provides housing on the North Slope of Alaska. He has over two decades of experience working in finance throughout the state, most notably Wasilla, Bethel, and Anchorage. Hippler has chaired the City of Bethel finance committee; was elected to and served on the Bethel City Council, and was named one of Alaska’s ‘Top Forty under Forty’ in 2009. He is active with the Alaska Chamber of Commerce, and is the former Chairman of that organization. Previous service to the State of Alaska includes working as a Commissioner of the Alaska Health Care Commission and a trustee on the Alaska Retirement Management Board. 

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Mayor, City of Fairbanks
800 Cushman St
Fairbanks, AK 99701

Mayor David Pruhs was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska, where he was elected to office in 2022. He is the Owner/Broker of Pruhs Real Estate Group with more than 40 years of overall experience in the real estate industry.

Pruhs holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in real estate and finance from California Polytechnic State University. He has occupied many positions including Chairman of the Planning Commission in the Fairbanks North Star Borough from 2012-2014, was elected to Fairbanks City Council from 2014-2020, appointed to the Alaska Real Estate Commission from 2016-2020 and Board Member of the Fairbanks Neighborhood Housing Authority since 2019.

He is also the host of the KFAR radio show Problem Corner, the talk show dates back to the 1950s with a variety of guests featuring U.S. Senators, Governors, State and Local Officials, business leaders, Alaskan Pioneers, historical topics and more.


Adam Crum

Commissioner, Department of Revenue
PO Box 110400
Juneau, AK 99811

Commissioner Adam Crum was born and raised in Alaska and has more than a decade of experience in the private sector in strategic management, organizational development, executive consulting and working on multi-billion-dollar projects.

Prior to being appointed Commissioner of Health and Social Services in December 2018, Crum was executive vice president of his family’s company, Northern Industrial Training.

Crum is active in community service organizations and has served as a board member for groups like Salvation Army and MyHouse that works specifically with homeless youth. Both agencies work with clients dealing with mental health, substance use disorder, transitional housing and workforce development issues.

Commissioner Crum has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Northwestern University and a Master of Science in Public Health degree from Johns Hopkins University.

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Fadil Limani

Designee for Commissioner, Department of Revenue
PO Box 110400
Juneau, AK 99811

Fadil Limani is currently the Deputy Commissioner for the State of Alaska Department of Revenue (DOR). In his capacity, Fadil is responsible for representing the State of Alaska before the world bond markets to assess the State’s creditworthiness, coupled with debt issuances and debt restructuring of the State and the Alaska Municipal Bond Bank Authority. Fadil serves as a board member on multiple organizations, Alaska Municipal Bond Bank Authority, and the State of Alaska Bond Committee.

Commissioner Limani started his professional career in public accounting working for one of the big four accounting firms, KPMG, where he worked for nearly five years as senior audit associate. While at KPMG, he audited a variety of clients and industries including several Alaska Native Regional Corporations, health and life insurance, state and local government, school district, banking, fisheries, mortgage lending, insurance and benefit plan engagements.

Since then, he served as Deputy Director of Finance for seven years and Chief Financial Officer for nearly three years at the North Slope Borough. He also owned a financial and business consulting firm where he provided financial expertise to several clients ranging from municipal governments, school districts, and Alaska Native Corporations.

Limani was born and raised in Kicevo, Macedonia prior to moving to Anchorage, Alaska with his family in 1996. He’s been in Alaska for nearly 28 years. In his spare time, he enjoys spending quality time with his wife and three kids.


Heidi Hedberg

Commissioner, Department of Health
3601 C St., STE 902
Anchorage, AK 99503

Ms. Hedberg has been with the state since 2009, serving in various capacities within the Division of Public Health, Department of Health, and most recently as the Director for the Division of Public Health. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Alaska Pacific University. She moved to the state in 1995 from Seattle, Washington. Prior to her state service, she worked with various non-profit organizations for twelve years. She also chairs the Governor’s Advisory Council on Opioid Remediation and serves on the Governor’s Council on Homelessness, and State Emergency Response Commission.


Julie Sande

Commissioner, Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development
550 W 7th Ave, STE 1535
Anchorage, AK 99501

A lifelong Alaskan, Commissioner Sande grew up in the remote logging camps of Southeast Alaska. She brings extensive experience in both the public and private sectors to the role of Commissioner and is focused on building stronger, more resilient communities and growing Alaska’s economy for the benefit of Alaskans.

Commissioner Sande spent much of her 20 years of healthcare experience working with the pioneers and elders of Alaska and credits many of her values and passion for Alaska’s history to the inspiring individuals she has been privileged to care for. Most recently, she served as the Director of the Ketchikan Pioneer Home and as a member of the governing board for the local hospital in Ketchikan. She earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Montana and a master’s degree in health administration from the University of Southern California. She was appointed to the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority board and the Alaska Energy Authority board in 2019 and elected Vice Chairman in 2021. Commissioner Sande is also a business owner, whose companies provide services across a range of industries including engineering, construction, tourism, retail, and mariculture. She believes in finding creative solutions when faced with challenges and is grateful to come from a state that is abundant in natural resources—the most valuable of which are the people who live and work in Alaska.

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Designee for Commissioner, Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development
550 W 7th Ave, STE 1535
Anchorage, AK 99501

Sandra Moller is life-long Alaskan from Unalaska, with over 30-years of management and engineering experience. She is a UAF graduate of civil engineering and has successfully operated projects in real estate, energy and resource development in many areas of the state. Moller has earned her EMBA from the University of Washington and currently serves as the Director of the Division of Community and Regional Affairs within the States Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development.