Staff

Shelly Sanders
Chairman
Bio
Elizabeth Bardwell
Vice Chairman
Bio
Felix Cordero
Commissioner
Bio
Juan A. Olvera
Executive Director
Bio
Jesse M. Padilla
Deputy Director/Housing Programs Manager
Bio
Jaclyn Leyva
Housing Choice Voucher Program Manager
Bio
Laura Ramos
Accountant
Bio
Lee Montague
Modernization and Maintenance Manager
Bio
Martha Toltecatl
Office Manager/Human Resource
Bio
Joseph Figueroa
Resident Commissioner
Bio
Marcos Montes
Commissioner
Bio
Lorena Rivera
Operations Director/Deputy Director
Bio

Board of Commissioners

MVPHA is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners, two of whom are appointed by the mayor of the City of Las Cruces and two of whom are appointed by the Board of Doña Ana County Commissioners. The fifth member of the MVPHA’s board is a public housing resident.

The Commissioners are appointed to staggered five-year terms and provide services without pay.

Shelly Sanders, Chairman

Elizabeth Bardwell, Vice Chairman

Felix C. Cordero, Commissioner

The Executive Leadership Team

The Executive Leadership team at MVPHA set the highest standards for all MVPHA employees to follow. These standards are evident through MVPHA’s Code of Professional Conduct. Adherence to this Code is required and serves to ensure public confidence in the integrity and services of the MVPHA.

Juan Olvera, Executive Director

Jesse Padilla, Deputy Director/Housing Programs Manager

Martha Toltecatl, Office Manager/Human Resources

Jaclyn Leyva, Housing Choice Voucher Program Manager

Laura Ramos, Accountant

Lee Montague, Modernization and Maintenance Manager