Press Release

For Immediate Release: Douglas A. Gale, Chairperson of the Board of Commissioners Provo City Housing Authority is pleased to announce that after a long and detailed national search the Board of Commissioners has selected Jeremy Runia as the new Executive Director of the Provo City Housing Authority.

Mr. Runia will replace Mr. Carlson who is retiring after successfully serving as the Housing Authority’s Executive Director for the last 28 years. Mr. Runia will be formally introduced as the new Executive Director at the Board of Commissioner’s February 2014 Regular Meeting, which is scheduled for Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Members of the public are welcome to attend this meeting to meet the new Executive Director.

Mr. Carlson stated: “It’s been a privilege working as the Housing Authority Executive Director for the past 28 years. Under the direction of the Board of Commissioners we’ve been able to accomplish great things in the City of Provo. I expect that under the leadership of Mr. Runia great things are to come.”

Mr. Runia stated: “It’s an honor to have been selected to direct Provo City Housing Authority and to continue the great legacy of providing support to the community of Provo with an outstanding group of engaged employees and Board Members.”