The leadership team for Community Council of Idaho, Inc. is composed of the agency’s directors and executive management. Together, along with the CEO, they strive to continue to move the agency forward.
Ruben Lugo, Chief Operating Officer
Elisha Suldan, Chief Financial Officer
Elisha has served as the director of finance/management of information systems for six years. Elisha attended Mt. Hood Community College, and Blue Mountain Community College where she graduated with her associate’s degree in accounting. In 2002, she graduated with her bachelor’s in accounting at Boise State University. Elisha began working at the Community Council of Idaho in 2002 as an accountant. She worked for six years in this position, was promoted to finance director in February 2008, and today serves as the CFO.
Autumn Blewett, Human Resource Director
Korene Gonzalez, Employment and Training Director
Arnold Cantu, Clinic Administrator
Merissa Douglas, Occupancy & Compliance Specialist
Merissa Douglas is an Occupancy and Compliance Specialist with over thirteen years of compliance experience while working in the tax and finance arena. She received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 2009. Merissa specializes in affordable housing and housing management with an emphasis in economic and community development and is working on her certifications in Rental Housing Development Finance and Housing Development Finance. Though born in Virginia, she considers herself an Idaho native as most of her childhood and adulthood has been spent in Idaho, particularly the Treasure Valley.
Merissa lives in rural Idaho where she raises chickens and rabbits. She also loves graphic and website design and giving back to her community. She’s always ready for a fundraiser.