AHFC Board of Directors

The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation seven-member board of directors is comprised of the Commissioner of Revenue, the Commissioner of Commerce, Community & Economic Development and the Commissioner of Health & Social Services as well as four members from the public appointed by the Governor to serve two-year terms. Members have expertise or experience in finance or real estate; is 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 has 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.


Brent LevalleyMr. Brent Levalley, Board Chair

1966 Ridge Run
Fairbanks, AK 99712

Mr. 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. 

Mr. 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.


Alan Wilson, Vice Chairalan_wilson.jpg

Alaska Renovators, Inc.
7290 Glacier Highway
Juneau, Alaska 99801

Alan Wilson has been a licensed contractor in the states of Alaska and California for 27 years. He has been in the building profession for over 37 years. Since 1998, he has been the President and CEO of Alaska Renovators, Inc. in Juneau, Alaska.

Alan is a founding member of the Cold Climate Housing Research Center in Fairbanks and has served as a Board Member and Chair of the Board for this organization. 


harris_haven_cr.pngHaven Harris

Director, Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association

Haven Harris was born and raised in Nome, Alaska. Haven has a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan and a M.B.A. from the University of Alaska Anchorage. He is currently the Director of 8(a) and MBE Development for the Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association, focusing on building new markets and long term strategic development of existing business. Haven is a member of the Alaska Native Heritage Center Board of Directors and volunteers at the First Alaskans Institute amongst other organizations. 


Carol GoreCarol Gore

Cook Inlet Housing Authority
3510 Spenard Road
Anchorage, Alaska 99503

Carol Gore is enjoying her 15th year as the president and chief executive officer of Cook Inlet Housing Authority (CIHA) in Anchorage, Alaska.

Under Carol’s leadership, the CIHA team has more than doubled its affordable rental housing, from 267 units in 2000 to over 1,000 units owned and managed in 2015.


valerie_davidson.jpgThe Honorable Valerie Davidson

Commissioner, Department of Health & Social Services
3601 C St., Suite 902
Anchorage, AK 99503

Valerie “Nurr’araaluk” Davidson is an enrolled tribal member of the Orutsararmiut Native Council (ONC). Davidson has worked for over 15 years as a national policy maker on matters affecting Indian health. Most recently, she served as the Senior Director of Legal and Intergovernmental Affairs for the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, where she represented Alaska Native health needs at federal and state levels.

Davidson earned her juris doctorate, with a certificate in Indian law, from the University of New Mexico School of Law, and a bachelor’s degree in education with a minor in bilingual education from University of Alaska Southeast.


randall_burns.jpgRandall Burns

Designee for Commissioner Davidson
3601 C St., Suite 902
Anchorage, AK 99503

Randall Burns is director of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Behavioral Health. Burns has four decades of executive management experience in Alaska. Burns was the CEO of Alaska Psychiatric Institute (API) from 1995 to 2003. He holds a Master of Science degree in clinical psychology.


fisher.pngThe Honorable Sheldon Fisher

Commissioner, Department of Revenue
333 Willoughby Avenue, 11th Floor, Side A
Juneau, AK 99801

Sheldon Fisher has more than 20 years of experience in private sector management. Sheldon served as the Chief Operating Officer for McKinley Capital Management in Anchorage before being appointed Commissioner of the Department of Administration in December 2014. Prior to McKinley, he spent 15 years in the telecommunications industry, most recently at Alaska Communications and previously at Sprint. In September 2017, Sheldon was appointed Commissioner of the Department of Revenue.

Sheldon earned an economics degree from Brigham Young University and a law degree from Yale University.

burnett.pngJerry Burnett

Designee for Commissioner Fisher
333 Willoughby Avenue, 11th Floor, Side A
Juneau, AK 99801

Jerry Burnett was appointed Revenue Deputy Commissioner on December 3, 2014. Mr. Burnett previously served as the Administrative Services Director and Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Revenue between 2004 and 2014. Prior to working for the executive branch, Mr. Burnett worked as staff for House and Senate Finance Committee members in the Alaska Legislature for a number of years. Between 1990 and 2002, Mr. Burnett taught business, accounting, real estate and computer applications at the University of Alaska Southeast. Mr. Burnett holds Bachelor’s degrees in Occupational Safety and Health and Psychology, a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Public Administration.


Mike NavarreThe Honorable Mike Navarre

Commissioner, Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development
P.O. Box 110800
Juneau, AK 99811-0800

Commissioner Mike Navarre comes to the State of Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development from the Kenai Peninsula Borough where he served as mayor for the past seven years. He was directly responsible for the managing 11 departments, 200 employees and a $120 million municipal budget. Mr. Navarre previously served as President of Alaska Conference of Mayors. Navarre has also served Alaskans in the Alaska House of Representatives from 1985 - 1996 in several different roles, including House Majority Leader and Finance Committee Chair, and on the Joint House/Senate Health Care Task Force, Long Range Financial Planning Commission and Finance Committee. Commissioner Navarre is directly involved in general and financial management of several privately held businesses.


Fred E. ParadyParady_sm.jpg

Designee to Commissioner Naverre
PO Box 110800
Juneau, AK 99811-0800

As Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, Mr. Parady is responsible for the operations of five Divisions (Insurance, Banking and Securities, Economic Development, Community and Regional Affairs, and Corporations, Business, and Professional Licensing).  He also serves as the Commissioner’s designee on the boards of both the Alaska Energy Authority (AEA) and the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA).