Housing Supply Board
The Housing Supply Board is seeking new members! If you would like more information, or are interested in applying, please click here. Application are due by November 22nd, 2017.
The Jackson/Teton County Affordable Housing Supply Board is an advisory board that will counsel the Jackson/Teton County Affordable Housing Department Director on matters related to workforce housing supply in Teton County and the Town of Jackson. Ideal board candidates will have expertise in some or all of the following: site design, building design, housing finance, construction management, preservation/conservation, communications, land acquisition/sale, Federal/State housing programs, and livable communities.
Description of Duties: The board is intended to function in a highly collaborative and hands on manner, engaging in traditional and progressive approaches to housing supply. Examples of projects or tasks tackled by this board include: developing Requests for Proposals to develop workforce housing, creating capital programs, and vetting potential capital projects.
Board meetings are held the second Monday of each month from 7:30am to 9:00am at 320 S. King Street. Board members may participate remotely, as needed.
Length of term: 3-years, staggered
Number of members: 7
Term: Expires December 2018
Matt has lived in Jackson for 14 years. He is in the Real Estate & Development business and currently volunteers for PAWS, Breakfast Rotary, former START Board, and Ducks Unlimited. Matt became a Jackson Teton County Housing Authority Board member to help effect change as the community is dealing with a large housing issue. Being in the real estate and development business gives him a good understanding of the regulations and helps him understand the challenges workforce and affordable housing faces as he deals with it on a daily basis. Matt enjoys living in Jackson because of the National Forests, Parks, community, philanthropy, culture, and the accessibility and ethos of the business leaders.
Term: Expires December 2018
Kelly Lockhart is a Wyoming businessman with over 40 years of experience in land and real estate management. Born and raised on a farm near Pavillion, Lockhart’s agricultural roots have stuck with him throughout his entire life. He has also enjoyed a complimentary career in the financial industry. As a long-time resident of Teton County, Lockhart has volunteered for numerous boards and activities, planning, open space, and housing committees, and stakeholder groups over the past 38 years. Currently, Lockhart serves on the board of the Wyoming Business Council, committee chair and executive committee. He also serves on the Teton County Natural Resource Stakeholder Group, Housing Supply Board, and JH Working. In 1997, the Governor appointed Lockhart to the Board of Agriculture where he served as president from 1997-2001. He was Treasurer of the Jackson Hole Land Trust from 2003-2009, and served on the Teton County Planning Commission from 1987-1992. Lockhart has been a leader in the Teton County 4-H for 20 years and is the former president of the Teton Country Fair Board. Lockhart is a devoted husband, loving father, and proud doting grandpa. The family operates Lockhart Cattle Company, a vertically integrated grass-fed beef company and a registered Hereford operation that provides meat to local consumers and restaurants. The Lockhart family has run cattle in Jackson for six generations
Term: Expires December 2017
Holly Pratt has lived in Teton County for 25 years, where she has raised her daughters with her husband Warren. She is a licensed Civil Engineer with more than 20 years’ experience in development planning, design, and construction in Wyoming. Holly served as the principal design engineer and/or project manager for many public benefit projects throughout the State. She currently serves as an Owners Construction Representative for infrastructure development in Grand Teton National Park. To the Housing Supply Board and on increasingly complex housing projects, Holly offers practical engineering expertise in areas such as design, construction drawings, project specifications, and contract documents. Her practical knowledge of planning, permitting, construction, cost estimating, change orders, punch lists, and task/discipline coordination will be beneficial to Housing Department projects. Previously Holly was a partner, project manager, and served on the Board of Directors with Nelson Engineering for 17 years.
Term: Expires December 2017
Loring has lived in Jackson for around 50 years. He was the owner and operator of the Darwin Ranch from 1964 to 2014 and is now retired. He holds a BA in Romance Language & Linguistics, including a pivotal junior year at the Institute for Political Studies in Paris. He also has an MA in psychology from United States International University, San Diego. Exploring the back country has been the center of his life in Wyoming. He was deeply involved in the Wyoming Wilderness Act of 1984. Non-profit affiliations in Jackson Hole have included the JH Land Trust, the Center for the Arts, and the Community Housing Trust. It was his long-term commitment to the democratic values of the Rocky Mountain West, and the Jackson community in particular, which inspired him to help start the Housing Trust in the early 1990s. His current non-profit involvement is with WyoFile.com – a free, online, non-partisan, investigative news service covering all of Wyoming. His interests include classical music and traveling.