NRHA Leadership

Bill Brewer

Executive Director

Bill Brewer’s roots and his passions are entirely rural, so it is no accident that he has spent his entire professional life developing, enhancing and supporting the rural lifestyle. Serving in roles ranging from high school agriculture instructor to Deputy Director of Nevada Rural Housing Authority, Bill’s commitment to rural residents has never wavered. Read More


Diane Arvizo

Director of Homeownership Programs

Diane Arvizo is a country girl at heart. Raised on a Southern California dairy farm, Diane not only embodies the work ethic and values of small-town America, she is committed to supporting the rural lifestyle through her work with Nevada Rural Housing Authority. Read More


Katie Coleman

Director of Communications and Public Affairs

Katie brings the perfect blend of private and public agency experience to the NRHA table. She has a wide portfolio of organizational experience ranging from small tech startups to government agencies, publicly traded corporations and highly regulated industries. And with her experience comes a passion she shares with NRHA’s team and its partners: connecting Nevadans with the tools and resources they need to live happy, healthy and safe lives. Read More


Shani Dues

Director of Human Resources and Administration

Shani Dues joined NRHA in September 2019 and brings more than 20 years of HR experience. Shani’s goal as Director of Human Resources at NRHA is to provide support to all employees and ensure the NRHA staff have a safe and productive work environment. Read More


Ron Evans

Director of Weatherization and Home Repair

Ron Evans joined Nevada Rural Housing Authority in July 2019 as the Director of Weatherization and Home Repair. Read More


Lena Frias

Director of Rental Services

Lena Frias has joined Nevada Rural Housing Authority as the Director of Rental Services. Lena has worked with NRHA previously, serving as their Finance and Grant Manager, overseeing the agencies Section 8 and grant funds. Lena brings over 30 years of experience to NRHA and has worked for the State of Nevada, Division of Public and Behavioral Health as well as within the real estate finance and high-tech industries. Read More


Tiffany Hornsby

Director of Finance

A detail-oriented problem-solver who loves tackling any challenge that involves numbers, Tiffany Hornsby joined the Nevada Rural Housing Authority in 2015—bringing with her 25 years of diverse experience in accounting and finance. As our team’s Director of Finance, Tiffany works to establish financing opportunities for NRHA’s various development projects and manages annual budgets of over $32mm (including diverse funds, such as public housing assistance, federal grants, construction and private funding sources). When she’s not in our offices working to provide affordable housing opportunities for every rural Nevadan, you can find Tiffany enjoying the great outdoors. Read More


Stacey Sept

Director of Community Development

Before joining NRHA, Stacey worked in construction project management for more than 10 years, specializing in project planning, implementation, coordination, process and document control, software administration, and HR administration. Stacey started with NRHA late 2015 and has held various positions such as HR & Administrative Assistant, Manager of HR & Administration and Director of Human Resources. In 2019, Stacey was named Director of Community Development. Read More


Heather Simola

Director of Real Estate Operations

Heather joined the NRHA team in 2016 as the Real Property Administrator, providing asset management oversight to the organization’s property portfolio. In 2019, Heather was appointed Director of Real Estate Operations and supervises oversight of the physical, fiscal and regulatory operations of NRHA’s real property portfolio. Read More