Carl Henderson Named To Chattanooga Housing Authority Board Of Commissioners

Monday, January 23, 2017

Longtime civic leader and CPA Carl Henderson was named to the Chattanooga Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners by Mayor Andy Berke. Mr. Henderson replaces the unexpired term of outgoing board member Jim Steffes, who is also a CPA. He will serve until 2020.

Serving as past managing partner for HHM CPAs, Carl Henderson has vast experience in multiple services and industries. As a former revenue agent for the IRS, Mr. Henderson is well versed on tax laws and will bring that expertise to the Housing Authority. In addition to his professional service, Mr. Henderson is an active member of the community serving in volunteer leadership roles at the Mountain City Club, Siskin Foundation, and, Friends of North Chickamauga Creek Greenway. He and his wife Paula, reside in North Chattanooga.

“I am pleased Carl Henderson agreed to join the Chattanooga Housing Authority Board,” said Mayor Andy Berke of the appointment. “His professionalism and commitment to the community are second-to-none and I’m excited about the talents he will bring to the agency.”

In addition to Mr. Henderson’s appointment, the City Council also approved staggered board terms for several members of the CHA Board. Board Chair Eddie Holmes and Jim Levine will serve terms ending on May 31, 2021. Wilbert Roberts and Edna Varner will serve terms ending on June 1, 2019, while Vice-Chair Jim Sattler will serve a term ending June 1, 2018.

CHA Executive Director Betsy McCright said, “Individuals serving the community as CHA Board Members bring a wealth of expertise and experience to their roles. By staggering the terms of their appointments, we’ve ensured that the Housing Authority will continue to enjoy strong leadership both now and into the future.” 

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