A community transformed by thriving families in sustainable homes.
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Our Team


  • Chris Praedel, Executive Director
  • Jason Byler, Education Manager
  • Brett Huckabee, Construction Manager
  • Kaylen Humes, Programs Manager
  • Celine Keizer, Operations Director
  • Jean Walker, Education & Volunteer Coordinator
  • Jim Edgerton, Construction Team

Board of Directors:

Sam Field, President
Attorney, Field and Field P.C. and Owner, Helios Solar

Steve Walsh, Vice President
Executive Director, Vine Neighborhood Association

Brendan Molony, Secretary
Sustainability Coordinator, Bronson Methodist Hospital

Joe Ludy, Treasurer
VP & Branch Manager, First National Bank of Michigan

Jamauri Bogan
CEO, Bogan Developments LLC and Realtor, RE/MAX

Emily Greenman Wright
Co-Founder and Nonprofit Consultant 

Kyle Gulau
Owner, Zooward

Aimee Jachym
Principal, Miller Canfield

Kito Jumanne-Marshall
Marketing & Fund Development Coordinator, Kalamazoo Literacy Council

Monteze Morales
Program Manager for Kalamazoo Promise Services, Kalamazoo Valley Community College