MEET OUR ISLAND HOUSING TRUST STAFF
Philippe Jordi has worked for over 20 years on Martha’s Vineyard as a developer and manager of affordable community housing for the Island Housing Trust and the Dukes County Regional Housing Authority, and as a community development planner for the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah).
Philippe lives with his family in West Tisbury.
Breeze Hodson Tonnesen has over 30 years experience in project and business management, marketing and communications. She has lived on the Vineyard since 1999 and has designed and built several houses here on the island.
Breeze lives with her family in Tisbury.
Christopher Anderson brings his 20+ years of experience as a writer and educator to IHT’s fundraising mission.
Christopher lives in West Tisbury with his family.
Derrill Bazzy worked for the 28 years as an architectural designer on Martha’s Vineyard. He earned a master and bachelor degree in architecture from Virginia Tech and the University of Florida.
Derrill lives with his family in Aquinnah.
Faren Worthington her fellowship researches site suitability for affordable housing in all six island towns. She holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Natural Resources from the University of Vermont and a Masters of Science in Ecological Design from The Conway School.
Faren lives in West Tisbury with her family.
Garri Saganenko has experience working in development for arts-based non-profits on Martha’s Vineyard. He is a graduate of St. John’s College.
Garri lives on the island year-round.
Pam Scott has a Masters of Science in Real Estate Development and a Masters in City Planning. Pam also has an extensive background in real estate project management and owner’s representative services to residential, commercial and non-profit entities.
Pam lives in Edgartown with her family.
MEET OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Business management consultant and a West Tisbury resident.
Senior Vice President of Rockland Trust Bank and a resident of Edgartown.
Registered investment advisor and a Tisbury resident.
Attorney who specializes in affordable housing development and a seasonal Tisbury resident.
Retired Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel of Avaya, and a resident of Edgartown.
Chairman of Longfellow Real Estate Partners and trustee of the Keen Foundation in Boston and a seasonal Chilmark resident.
Architect and owner of Architecture + Indigo, LLC and a West Tisbury resident.
Owner of the Orange Peel Bakery who is an Aquinnah Selectman and resident.
Cape Cod 5 Regional President – Martha’s Vineyard and a resident of Oak Bluffs.
Banking Officer at Rockland Trust Bank specializing in Construction loans and a Tisbury resident.
Social worker and the Interim Administrator at the Edgartown Council on Aging, advocating for the needs of older adults and a resident of Edgartown.
Small business owner and IHT homeowner and a resident of Aquinnah.