HEART is governed by a public/private board of directors.

Eleven board members are elected city or county officials who apply to join, and ten members come from the business community, labor, nonprofit housing providers, realtors, financial institutions and housing advocates.

Public Officials

Don Horsley, Chair
Board of Supervisors
County of San Mateo

Michael Brownrigg
City Council
City of Burlingame

Rick Bonilla
City Council
City of San Mateo

Diane Howard
Vice Mayor
City of Redwood City

Doug Kim
City Council
City of Belmont

Mark Nagales
City Council
City of South San Francisco

Anne Oliva
City Council
City of Millbrae

Deborah Penrose
City Council
City of Half Moon Bay

Glenn R. Sylvester
Vice Mayor
City of Daly City

Warren Slocum
Board of Supervisors
County of San Mateo

Community Leaders

Julie Baigent
Attorney at Law

Karyl Eldridge
Faith in Action

Larry Franzella
Berkshire Hathaway Realty

Pam Frisella
Former Mayor, City of Foster City

David Hopkins
Sares Regis Group of Northern California

Kitty Lopez
First 5 San Mateo County

Jack Matthews
John Matthews Architects

Robert Morehead
First Republic Bank

James Ruigomez
San Mateo County Building & Construction Trades Council