APAC Staff and Board of Directors

Staff

Dave Anderson

Dave Anderson joined APAC as its Executive Director in 2004, and, in 2016, he also assumed the role of executive director with the National Manufactured Home Owners Association (NMHOA). In 2020, he was named a Bush Fellow. Dave has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 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 a Doctor of Education in Leadership from the University of St. Thomas. He is a member of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee, Innovations in Manufactured Homes (I'M HOME) Network steering committee, Clean Energy States Alliance's Scaling Up Solar for Manufactured Homes Advisory Committee, and Housing Justice Center board of directors. Dave can be reached by email at dave (at) allparksallianceforchange (dot) org.


Juan Rivera-Reyes

Juan Rivera-Reyes joined APAC as its Community Organizer in 2021. Juan received bachelor degrees in political science, Hispanic studies, and international studies from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. He organized with the Latinx/Chicanx Student Association, conducted policy research and advocacy with the Minnesota Public Interest Research Group (MPIRG), and interned with the City of Lake Elmo. Juan is a fluent Spanish speaker. Juan can be reached by email at juan (at) allparksallianceforchange (dot) org


Valerie Quarles

Valerie Quarles joined APAC as a part-time Program Associate in 2020. She is documenting and making recommendations for improvements to state and local programs that assist residents in maintaining and improving their manufactured homes. Val received a bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies and minors in architecture, housing & community development and public interest design from the University of Minnesota. She has interned with Metro Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Metro Transit, and the Musicant Group. She is a member of the Little Canada Planning Commission and the Preserve Minneapolis board of directors. Valerie can be reached by email at valerie (at) allparksallianceforchange (dot) org


Owen Hawkins

Owen Hawkins is assisting APAC as a Strategic Planning Consultant. He is helping the organization to develop a strategic plan, which will involve conducting an evaluation of the organization, an assessment of resident needs and challenges, and recommendations for possible strategies and actions. Owen received a Master of Public Policy from the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs, and earned a bachelor’s degree from Reed College in Portland, OR. He has conducted research, planning, and program management with InsightFormation Inc., JEC Miller Inc., Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC), and APAC, which included our work to improve how metro area cities addressed manufactured housing in their comprehensive plans. Owen can be reached by email at owen (at) allparksallianceforchange (dot) org


Board of Directors


Trevor Nelson

Trevor Nelson, President, joined the board in 2018 as a resident of Cimarron Park in Lake Elmo, MN. He is also president of the Cimarron Resident Association and a board member of the National Manufactured Home Owners Association (NMHOA). 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. He previously served as Board Treasurer.


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 served as a board member of the ROC USA (Resident Owned Communities USA), a national nonprofit that promotes the development of resident-owned communities, and co-founded 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.


Marjory Gilsrud

Marjory, Secretary, 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), a board member of the ROC USA (Resident Owned Communities USA), a national nonprofit that promotes the development of resident-owned communities, and a member of the ROC Association Board, which is a national association of resident-owned communities. 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.


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).


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.