Commissioners & Management Team

CRHA Commissioners

CRHA is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners, appointed by Charlottesville City Council.  Two of the Commissioners are public housing residents, one is a City Councilor, and the other four are at-large community members.  The current Commissioners are:


Ms. Betsy Roettger – Chair – e-mail here

Ms. Laura Goldblatt – e-mail here

Ms. Lisa Green- e-mail here

Dr. A’Lelia Henry – Resident Commissioner – e-mail here

Mr. Michael Osteen – e-mail here

Ms. Carolyn Slaughter – Resident Commissioner – e-mail here

Mayor Nikuyah Walker – City Council Representative – e-mail here


Note: these same Commissioners also serve as Board members for the Charlottesville Community Development Corporation (CCDC), a non-profit intermediary of CRHA with responsibility for redevelopment-related activities.


CRHA Management Team


Mr. John Sales, Executive Director – e-mail here

Ms. Kathleen Glenn-Matthews, Director of Operations – e-mail here

Ms. Mary Lou Hoffman, Director of Finance – e-mail here

Ms. Melinda Hite, Housing Choice Voucher Program Manager – e-mail here

Mr. Brano Popovic, Director of Facilities – e-mail here

Ms. Michelle Crown, Accountant – e-mail here