Current Construction Sites


118 Hill Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278

Habitat is currently working with Orange High School students through the Construction Trades program to build a home over the course of the school year.

Odie Street

300 Odie Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278

Habitat will finish construction of a 24 single family home community in Hillsborough in the Summer of 2023.   

Weavers Grove

123 Weavers Grove Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Habitat will begin building Weavers Grove in the summer of 2023 which will be home to 101 Habitat homes and 136 Market-Rate homes.   

Staff Directory


Jennifer Player

President and Chief Executive Officer

Office: 919-932-7077 Ext. 215


Alice Jacoby

Vice President of Policy and Advocacy

Office: 919-213-7088

Finance & Administration

Alyn Valdivia

Human Resources Manager

Office: 919-932-7077 Ext. 211

Margaret Mack

Administrative Assistant

Office: 919-932-7077 Ext. 212

Grace Johnston

Vice President of Finance & Administration

Homeowner Services

Laine Staton

Vice President of Homeowner Services

Office: 919-932-7077 Ext. 213

Robin Barrett

Homeownership and Lending Manager

Office: 919-932-7077 Ext. 233

Kate Milner

Homeownership Coordinator

Office: 919-932-7077 Ext. 236

Logan McVey

Project Manager

Office: 919-932-7077 Ext. 224

Derek Clark

Program Coordinator

Office: 910-448-6475


Richard Turlington

Vice President of Construction

Office: 919-932-7077 Ext. 217

Cell: 919-697-1899

Jeni Klippel

Construction Manager

Eddie Burgard

Site Supervisor

Cell: 919-618-8942

Alec Vanlandingham

Site Supervisor

Daniel Collins

Site Supervisor

Ricardo Sanchez

Site Supervisor

Nikita Zaretsky

Site Supervisor

Mike Sigmond

Construction Assistant

Jacob Johnson-Wright

AmeriCorps Construction Crew Leader

Construction Project Management

Jesús Gutierrez

Project Manager

Cell: 919-730-0718

Kendra Lockamy

Project Assistant

Justine Buzzell

Project Supervisor

Rae Norwood

Project Supervisor

Cell: 919-444-2014

Volunteer Engagement

Ansel Prichard

Volunteer Engagement Manager

Office: 919-932-7077 Ext. 220

Home Repair

Taylor Phillips

Repairs Manager

Christopher Downs

Repairs Supervisor

Lana Dennis

Repairs Coordinator

Ellie Dilworth

AmeriCorps Repairs Crew Leader


Shanell Smaw

Vice President of Development

Office: 919-932-7077 Ext. 218

Krissy Dunn

Development Manager

Office: 919-932-7077 Ext. 210

Kaitlyn Kopala

Communications Manager

Office: 919-932-7077 Ext. 221

Tiffany Englert

Partnerships and Events Manager

Office: 910-501-8297

Kim Paolucci

Development Associate

Office: 919-932-7077 Ext. 223