San Juan Community Home Trust Staff Bios

San Juan Community Home Trust Staff

Nancy DeVaux, Executive Director:  Nancy DeVaux has been the ED of SJCHT since 2005.  Altogether she has worked as the ED of nonprofit organizations on San Juan Island for 23 years.  She has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, a master’s degree in Political Science and a teaching certificate in Social Studies.  Since becoming ED of the Home Trust in 2005, she has led the organization through the development of 29 homes, the annexation of land for 120 permanently affordable homes and 43 of its 51 sales of homes.

Heather Cain, Bookkeeper:  Heather has worked as the bookkeeper for San Juan Community Home Trust since 2012.  She maintains our multiple accounts, performs billing, accounts payable, payroll, and budget reporting and assists our CPA with an annual audit.  She also works as the Financial Coordinator for the Mack Strong TEAM-WORKS Foundation performing similar tasks.

Elizabeth Anderson, Administrative Assistant:  Elizabeth first came to San Juan County as a land use planner. That experience led her to work in writing and editing plans for salmon habitat monitoring,
human services transportation, and solid and hazardous waste management as well as a history of the Land Bank. You may have seen her in 2104and 2015 directing traffic at the household hazardous waste round-ups, which was among her duties as project manager, along with grant funding and general logistics. She is happy to be working for the Home Trust as administrative assistant, and wants to be useful to this important organization.