Sarah Palin has reappointed a Kodiak man to the Alaska Housing Finance
Corporation's board of directors. Marty Shuravloff is the director of the
Kodiak Island Housing Authority. He, along with Jo Heckman, the president and
CEO of Denali State Bank in Fairbanks, were both reappointed on Friday.
has been executive director of the housing authority here since 1996. He has
served as president of the Association of Alaska Housing Authorities, the
National American Indian Housing Council board, and is a member of the National
American Indian Housing Council’s board of directors. He has served on the
corporation’s board since 2000, and was reappointed to a seat reserved for someone
who is a rural Alaskan, or who has experience with a regional housing
first appointed to the corporation’s board in May, and was reappointed to a
seat representing the finance or real estate industry.
seven-member AHFC board provides mortgage loan financing, serving as the
principal source of residential financing and functioning as a secondary
mortgage market. Under federal programs, AHFC also operates the state’s public
housing and subsidizes rents. The board consists of four members appointed by
the governor, and the commissioners of the Department of Commerce, Community
and Economic Development, the Department of Revenue and the Department of
Health and Social Services.