Josh Townsley
Executive Director, 360-737-1759 x 202

Josh Townsley has been involved with Habitat for Humanity since 1999 in various ways from fundraising to building, both locally and abroad.  Josh is very active in his church and in his spare time he likes to hike and spend time outdoors with his lovely wife, new son Trekker, and dog.


Melissa Edwards 
Family Services Manager, 360-737-1759 x 207

Melissa Edwards has been with Evergreen Habitat since 2010.  She is passionate about developing awareness of EHFH’s programs, and works closely with our selected families.   Melissa enjoys spending time with her family and her Great Dane.


Laurie Runyan
Finance Manager
, 360-737-1759 x 205

Laurie Runyan has been with Evergreen Habitat since February of 2010.  Laurie enjoys spending time with her husband Brian, grandchildren, and her Boston Terrier, Elvis.  She is also an active member of her church and is an avid pickle ball player.


Kris Cowan
Construction Manager, 360-737-1759 x 203

Kris has over 15 years worth of Habitat experience, and his work has taken him all over the United States building for Habitat.  When not on the job site he can be found hiking or fishing with his new trusty four legged companion, Bodhi.


HeatherHeather Cochrun
Community Outreach Coordinator 360-737-1759 x 201

Heather has been with Habitat since August 2013. She was born and raised in Vancouver and is happy to call it home. Heather graduated from the University of Oregon where she studied Cultural Anthropology. She is very passionate about other cultures and loves to travel.



Annie 2Anni Becker
Office Coordinator 360-737-1759 x 200

Anni Becker is a lifelong resident of Vancouver and is deeply involved in the community.  She is passionate about art and photography.  Anni lives with her husband, their cat, Greta and their dog, Pickle.



Leanna 4Leanna Fabian
Resource Development VISTA 360-737-1759 x 204

Leanna Fabian is originally from Pittsburgh, PA and recently graduated from Michigan State University where she studied Social Sciences and Health Studies.  She has previously been involved with fundraising initiatives at the Lansing Habitat affiliate and is really looking forward to building upon her skills with the Development team here in Vancouver.   


MattMatt Parrish
AmeriCorps Construction Crew Lead 360-737-1759 x 208

Matt moved to Portland seven years ago from Texas. He is a recent graduate from Portland State University with a degree in architecture. Matt is passionate about reading, painting, and music.  



JulianneJulianne Reno
AmeriCorps Construction Crew Lead 360-737-1759 x 208

 Julianne grew up in Monroe, WA and recently moved to Portland after graduating from the Boston Architecture College. Julianne loves the outdoors, traveling, and relaxing with her partner.  




CourtneyCourtney Patterson
AmeriCorps Construction Crew Lead 360-737-1759 x 208

 Courtney is originally from Rhode Island and is currently getting settled into her new home in Portland. She recently graduated from Penn State University with a degree in architecture. Outside of work, Courtney likes being in the outdoors and meeting new people.