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St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on its new project in New Richmond. The organization is now accepting applications for those in need of housing. Submitted photo 

St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity announced Gina Knutson, Realtor, WESTconsin Realty, LLC, has been elected to its board of directors. Knutson first started working in real estate with her family’s business when she was in middle school in 1993. 

“After volunteering with SCVHFH, I’ve learned even more about affordable housing needs in our communities and look forward to the chance to support the mission to help more people with a safe place to call home each night,” Knuston said.

Joel Skinner was elected Board President as past president Bill Richard’s term expired in December, 2021.  

Richard becomes Immediate Past President and board member Gary Zifko steps into the role of Vice President. “Joel’s long-time service on our board continues the work he has done as a board and executive committee member with SCVHFH these past seven years,” SCVHFH Executive Director Kristie Smith said. 

The nonprofit will begin it’s search for a part-time AmeriCorps team member to replace its current AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator Jessie Timme, who’s service concludes January 29th. 

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