APAC Staff and Board of Directors

Staff

Dave Anderson

Dave joined APAC as its Executive Director in 2004 and, in July 2016, he also assumed the role of executive director with the National Manufactured Home Owners Association (NMHOA). Dave has worked in the nonprofit sector for 25 years. Previously, he was executive director of the Minnesota Public Interest Research Group (MPIRG), interim executive director of the Minnesota State University Student Association (MSUSA), and associate state director of the Minnesota Senior Federation. Dave holds a Master of Public Affairs from the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs, and is pursuing a Doctorate of Leadership from the University of St. Thomas, which he expects to receive in 2019. He is a member of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Manufactured Housing Consensus Council, City of Vadnais Heights planning commission, Housing Justice Foundation board of directors, Humphrey School alumni board, and Oak Hill Montessori Parent Association. Dave can be reached by email at dave (at) allparksallianceforchange (dot) org.


Tori Dylla

Tori joined APAC in February 2018 as a HECUA student intern acting as a part-time Community Organizer. In August 2018, Tori became a VISTA with AmeriCorps and is now serving as a full-time Community Organizer. They are working with community members in Minnesota and North Dakota to identify issues affecting residents in manufactured home communities. Tori graduated from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities in May 2018 with a BA in Global Studies with a thematic emphasis in human rights and justice and regional emphasis in East Asia; they also study Mandarin as a part of their minor in Asian Languages and Literature. Tori can be reached at: tori (at) allparksallianceforchange (dot) org


Owen Hawkins

Owen joined APAC in January 2016 as a part-time Program Associate. He is conducting research on the use of manufactured housing in the Twin Cities metropolitan area and providing policy alternatives to metro cities on how they can incorporate manufactured housing into their 2018 Comprehensive Plan updates. Owen received his Masters of Public Policy from the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs, and earned a bachelor’s degree at Reed College in Portland, OR. He can be reached at: owen (at) allparksallianceforchange (dot) org


Lucy West

Lucy joined APAC in September 2018 as a HECUA student intern acting as a Community Organizer. She is helping prepare for the legislative session and participating in organizing campaigns in the Twin Cities metro area. Lucy is a student at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, studying Political Science. Lucy can be reached at: lucy (at) allparksallianceforchange (dot) org


Board of Directors


Denise Bricher

Denise Bricher, President, joined APAC in the summer of 2015 and is currently serving on the Board of Directors. She also serves as the Midwest Area Vice President for the National Manufactured Home Owners Association (NMHOA) and previously was its Associate Treasurer. Denise holds an Associate in Arts degree from Century College and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota. A past resident of Roseville Estates, she currently lives in Beaver Lake Estates in Maplewood and is very interested in manufactured homes/affordable housing issues. She previously served as APAC's Second Vice President and Secretary.


Natividad Seefeld

Natividad, First Vice President, joined the board in 2018. She is the President of the Park Plaza Cooperative, a resident-owned community in Fridley, MN. Natividad is also a board member of the ROC USA (Resident Owned Communities USA), a national nonprofit that promotes the development of resident-owned communities, and the ROC Association Board, which is a national association of resident-owned communities.


Gary Babcock

Gary Babcock, Second Vice President, joined the board in 2011 as a resident of Arden Manor (Arden Hills). He is currently part of the Arden Manor Resident Association. He has been a leader in the fight to protect his community from proposed expansions to highways bordering his community that would cause many of his neighbors to lose their homes. He previously served as Board Secretary, First Vice President, and President.


Trevor Nelson

Trevor Nelson, Treasurer, joined the board in 2018 as a resident of Cimarron Park in Lake Elmo, MN. He is currently leading establishment of the Cimarron resident association. He previously lived in another park in West Fargo for over ten years and is assisting Fargo area residents in establishing a North Dakota state manufactured home owners association.


Jacki DeVore

Jacki joined the board in 2011 as a resident of Arden Manor (Arden Hills). She has been a resident member, board member, and volunteer since 2011; serving from 2013 to 2018 in the role of Office Support / Tenant Advocate in APAC's office. She is also an officer of the Arden Manor Resident Association. She has been a leader in the fight to protect her community from proposed expansions to highways bordering her community that would cause many of her neighbors to lose their homes. Previously, she served in other positions, such as Board Treasurer of APAC and Midwest Area Vice President for the National Manufactured Home Owners Association (NMHOA).


Marjory Gilsrud

Marjory joined the board in 2018. She is the President of the Madelia Mobile Village, a resident-owned community in Madelia, MN. Marjory is also a board member of the National Manufactured Home Owners Association (NMHOA) Currently, she is a Direct Service Provider in a home for those with traumatic brain injury where she supports the individuals with their everyday life skills. Some of these individuals are her biggest heroes. Marjory has an AAS in Business Management Travel. She worked in the travel industry for several years.


Lonn Greenlee

Lonn joined the board in 2018 as a resident of Beaver Lakes Estate in Maplewood, MN. He previously lived in another Maplewood park, St. Paul Cabins, which closed in 2007.


Stephanie Ibarra

Stephanie Ibarra joined the board in 2015 as a resident of Madelia Mobile Village (Madelia). She is the current park manager and the past board president of her resident-owned park community. She previously served as APAC's First Vice President.


Christian Torkelson

Christian joined the board in 2018 as a resident of Terrace Heights in Little Canada, MN. He is a member of the Little Canada city council and was a founder of the Terrace Heights resident association.