The City of New Braunfels Housing Authority is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners appointed by the Mayor of the City of New Braunfels.
The Board will be meeting as follows according to Resolution #103 which states: "That the Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of New Braunfels, shall hold regular meetings at 5:15 o'clock p.m. at the office of "the Authority" on the 3rd Thursday of the months of April, July, and October, with the Annual Meeting being held on the 4th Thursday of the month of January at 7:00 p.m."
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2024 Board Meeting Dates:
Annual Board Meeting:
January 25, 2024, at 7 p.m.
Regular Board Meeting:
April 18, 2024, at 5:15 p.m.
July 18, 2024, at 5:15 p.m.
October 17, 2024 at 5:15 p.m.
SHARON NAVARRE SAMPLES, Chairperson, was appointed to the Board in March of 2018.
Ms. Samples was born in San Marcos and is a twin. She enjoys watching movies, embroidery, and playing bingo. Ms. Samples attends a great church and has made many wonderful friends in New Braunfels. Ms. Samples was married for ten years and has raised two stepdaughters. Ms. Sample is a resident of Laurel Plaza.
SARAH DIXON, Vice-Chairperson, was appointed to the Board in January of 2020. Sarah Dixon grew up in a small town in North Carolina, which was the basis for Mayberry from the Andy Griffith Show. After attending college at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, she swore off ever living in a small town again and moved to Austin where she worked for the State Legislature and later attended law school at the University of Texas. After meeting her husband, Nacho Campos, she took back her oath against small towns and moved to New Braunfels. She has done a variety of legal work, including a general practice in town, developing software for lawyers, and working at the Court of Criminal Appeals.
Ms. Dixon first became aware of the housing needs in New Braunfels in 2013 when she joined the board of Family Promise, a non-profit that works with homeless families to achieve long-term stability and independence. She is now serving Family Promise as its Executive Director.
Sarah enjoys sharing meals with family and friends and taking care of a huge, loving, black lab named Jack, and Lola, a disinterested yet demanding cat.
JUSTIN BOTTER, Commissioner, was appointed to the Board in 2023. He was born and raised in San Antonio, moving to New Braunfels in 2015. He lives with his significant other and his son; they enjoy kayaking, board games and everything that New Braunfels offers. Justin holds a BSOE in Management and a M.Ed. in Special Education. For the last ten years he has served as a leader and advocate in the Intellectual and Developmental disabilities field. He believes housing stability is an extremely important social determinant of health and the lack of housing can negatively impact people’s mental health and overall wellness. As a member of the NBHA Board, he hopes to ensure New Braunfels can meet the housing needs of all residents.
DR. DOUGLAS BURKES, Commissioner, was appointed to the Board on June 1, 2022.
Douglas Burke was born in Alexandria, Virginia, but got to Texas as fast as he could. Mr. Burke spent his early years in Houston, and graduated Texas A&M with a degree in Cell and Molecular Biology. He then attended medical school at the University of Texas at Houston. Dr. Burke has been in medical practice for more than 14 years. Dr. Burke is married 16 years with 2 children, the youngest 11 years old. He is looking to become more active in local community service and hopes to represent the needs of the community and the needs of residents in NBHA housing communities while serving on the New Braunfels Housing Commission.
RAYMOND MARQUEZ, Commissioner,was appointed to the Board on June 1, 2022.. Originally from California Mr. Marquez moved to Texas in 2005 and he's been here ever since. He has worked for the Marriott international hotel chain for more than 13 years. Commissioner Marquez goal is to make a difference, create positive change for the better. Mr. Marquez is a resident of Laurel Plaza.
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