BISMARCK, ND – North Dakota Housing Finance Agency recently added several new staff members.
Kristi Seilinger joined the agency as an administrative assistant. She is responsible for processing payments, responding to general inquires, and helping with rental assistance applicant waitlists and referral letters.
As a part of the property management staff, Wanda Palenberg-Bryson processes tenant applications for rental housing through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Moderate Rehabilitation program, as well as working with annual contract renewals, special claims and waiver requests.
Mark Weninger joined the agency’s information technology department as a programmer analyst. Weninger’s work includes the creation and maintenance of agency-wide applications.
The planning and housing development division added Patrick Becker as a compliance specialist. Becker is primarily responsible for on-site physical property inspections and annual document reviews that ensure Housing Incentive Fund projects meet that state’s program requirements.
“We are excited to welcome Kristi, Wanda, Mark and Patrick to NDHFA. I believe they will all be great assets to our team,” said Jolene Kline, the agency’s executive director.
NDHFA is a public financial institution dedicated to making housing affordable for all North Dakotans. The Industrial Commission of North Dakota, consisting of Governor Jack Dalrymple, as the chairman, Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring and Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, oversees the state agency.