Villages Board of Directors

Villages, Ltd., established in 1982 as the Fort Collins Housing Corporation, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to acquire, develop and preserve affordable housing. Leadership, advocacy and policies governing operations are vested in the Board of Directors, and each board member brings a unique skill set to the team.


Jake Arnold, President
Jake is a highly-experienced commercial broker with a depth of industry knowledge. He specializes in providing brokerage services to owners, tenants, and investors. Jake began his real estate career in Sacramento, California, working with a national investment sale and capital markets firm. From there, he went on to work with a regional investment sales and consulting group in Portland where he represented commercial investment property buyers and sellers.

Lizette Mill, Vice-President
Lizette is a retired software developer and technical consultant who has been active in community development since 1996, when she moved into a Fort Collins neighborhood she helped design and develop. Lizette is the treasurer of a small community-owned business and recently completed her second 3-year term as her HOA’s president.

Mary M. Davis, JD, MEd, Director
Mary is an accomplished attorney and mediator. She has excellent communication and analytical skills with the demonstrated ability to identify key issues and facilitate solutions. Mary has also served as Board Chair on the Housing Catalyst Board.  She is also an active community volunteer.

Anne Harding, Director
Anne is a data professional with a background in both the public and private sectors. With extensive experience serving in both professional and community organizations, she is particularly passionate about using data as a tool to promote equity and access in education, housing, and healthcare.