The Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of Snohomish County is made up of six citizens, one of whom is a program participant, each appointed by the County Executive and approved by the County Council. Commissioners serve five-year staggered terms.
Chair, Commissioner Kyoko Matsumoto Wright
Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Bain. Mountlake Terrace Councilmember since 2008. Served on the Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission, Past President of Snohomish County Camano Association of Realtors. Appointed to the Board of Commissioners in 2006.
Commissioner Gary Weikel
Retired Snohomish County public administrator. Served on ten boards in Snohomish County including Snohomish County Senior Services board, Dawson Place Capital Facilities board, and is the President of the Everett Public Facilities board. Recipient of the “Everyday Hero of Snohomish County” Governor’s Award in September of 2002 and the Greater Everett Foundation Volunteer of the Year Award in 2013. Appointed to the Board of Commissioners in 2013.
Commissioner Michael Choy
Chief Operations Officer at Workforce Snohomish; has directed Workforce’s information technology, finance and facilities departments. Previously worked at the King County Department of Transportation as a senior transportation planner. Appointed to the Board of Commissioners in 2014.
Commissioner Amy Rusko
Senior Planner with the City of Stanwood. Formerly an Associate Planner with the City of Arlington. Volunteer with the Arlington Boys and Girls Club. Appointed to the Board of Commissioners in 2017.
Vice Chair, Commissioner Jeffrey Wallace
Retired. Previously served in the United States Military. Appointed to the Board of Commissioners in 2016.
New Commissioner Joseph Alonzo
CEO of Cocoon House. Appointed to the Board of Commissioners in 2019.