development, economy, transportation, planning, natural resources

HRDC Staff

Joel Anastasio

Environmental and Development Specialist

Northwest CERT Coordinator

[email protected]

218-333-6538

Joel joined the HRDC staff team in March 2018. He provides planning support in the areas of natural resource and environmental management, community development, and transportation. In addition, he is the Coordinator for the Northwest Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs).


Naomi Carlson

Development Specialist

[email protected]

315-552-8700

Naomi joined the HRDC in January 2017. She primarily focuses on transportation, health, and community development planning. 


Nikki Clancy

Nikki Clancy

Housing Support Specialist

[email protected]

701-371-4896

Nikki joined the HRDC in May 2010 then subsequently transitioned to a contracted consultant in January 2018. Nikki provides management services for the various rental properties owned by the Hubbard County HRA and Beltrami County HRA.


Tiffany Fettig

Tiffany Fettig

Business Loan Consultant

[email protected]

218-333-6534 or 218-760-0854

Tiffany joined the HRDC as a consultant in early 2006. Tiffany manages the Headwaters Regional Finance Corporation (HRFC) and its Revolving Loan Fund. She also manages several additional loan funds on behalf of local customers.

Tim Flathers

Tim Flathers

Executive Director

[email protected]

218-333-6532

Tim has been with the HRDC since 1983. Prior to becoming Executive Director in 2013, Tim served as Community Development Director for more than 20 years. Tim continues to be involved in housing and community/economic development activities in addition to his leadership responsibilities.


Levi Haar

Lending and Accounting Specialist

[email protected]

218-333-6530 

Levi joined the HRDC in March 2017. He primarily focuses his time on administering a variety of owner-occupied rehabilitation loan programs as well as assisting with the day-to-day accounting activities. 

 

Sarah Linda

Loan Portfolio Specialist

s[email protected]

218-333-6536 

Sarah joined the HRDC in December of 2015. She primarily focuses her time on managing the loan portfolio for the Headwaters Regional Finance Corporation. 

 

Nicole McKinnon

Accounting Support Specialist

[email protected]

218-333-6544 

Nicole joined the HRDC in December 2017. She focuses her time on the day to day accounting duties as well as various administrative tasks. 

 

Ashley Shongo

Ashley Shongo

Homeownership Support Specialist

[email protected]

218-333-6542

Ashley joined the HRDC in May 2014. Her main duties include administering the Homebuyer Education and Counseling program. Ashley also provides various marketing and administrative services to the HRDC staff team. 

Mary Thompson

Mary Thompson

Operations Director

[email protected]

218-333-6537

Mary has been with the HRDC since 1992. She is responsible for ensuring organizational effectiveness by providing leadership for the operational and financial functions, as well as partnering with the Executive Director to develop and implement the organizational strategies, policies and practices. Mary also provides the lead staff services to the Beltrami County HRA and the Headwaters Housing Development Corporation. 

Sarah Wilcox

Development Specialist

[email protected]

218-333-6533

Sarah joined the HRDC in August 2018. She primarily focuses on Housing and Community Development. Sarah also provides the lead staff services for the Northwest Regional Emergency Communications Board.

 

Ryan Zemek

Ryan Zemek

Economic Development Director

[email protected]

218-333-6541

Ryan has been with HRDC since 2008. Ryan primarily focuses his time on economic development projects, but also provides development assistance within various functional areas including leadership development, natural resources, community development, and transportation planning.

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