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Northeast Denver Housing Center, Inc.

Northeast Denver Housing Center's mission is to create sustainable, healthy housing opportunities for underserved households through outreach, education and housing development.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
1
Full Time Staff:
15
Contract Staff:
1
Volunteers Annually:
0
Retention Rate:
100%

Getabecha Mekonnen, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 1982

Getabecha 'Gete' Mekonnen is the co-founder of Northeast Denver Housing Center Inc., a 20-year-old non-profit community development corporation. He has been the Executive Director since 1986. He completed a Masters in City Planning/Community Development from Ohio State University and has over 20 years experience in housing and economic development.

NDHC has designed and developed creative and innovative program projects that have received local and national recognition under Gete's leadership. Over $20 million worth of real estate development has been completed successfully with Gete as the principle developer.

He has served as a technical assistance provider to other non-profits, consultant and panelist in the areas of housing and community development for local and national organizations.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
6
Term Length:
5
Term Limit:
1
Total # of Board Members:
9
Clients on Board:
Yes
# of Client Board Members:
0

Board Demographics:

Female:
3
Male:
6
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
7
Asian:
0
White:
1
Hispanic or Latino:
1
Multiracial:
0
American Indian or Alaska Native:
0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
0
Other Ethnicities:
0

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

10

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

88%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

2%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

0%

Percentage of Board Members that have Completeted the Colorado Secretary of State's Nonprofit Board Member Course:

25%

Nonprofit completed the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Excellence in Principles & Practices Recognition Program?

Yes

Committees

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