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Board Members

The Housing Authority of the City of Columbia, SC (also known as Columbia Housing) is governed by a seven member Board of Commissioners. Members of the Board are appointed by the Mayor of the City of Columbia and ratified by City Council.

At least one of the Commissioners shall be a person who is directly assisted by Columbia Housing; either a resident of or program participant. The Commissioners, other than the Commissioner who is directly assisted by the authority, shall serve for terms of one, two, three, four, and five years, respectively, from the date of their appointment, but thereafter Commissioners, other than the Commissioner who is directly assisted by the authority, shall be appointed as aforesaid for a term of office of five years except that all vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term. The Commissioner who is directly assisted by the authority must remain as an assisted resident in order to continue service on the Board of Commissioners. 

Members

Chairman Ernest Cromartie III

Ernest Cromartie, III - Chairman

Appointed August, 2021 - Term Expires: August, 2026

Commissioner Kara Simmons

Kara Simmons, Vice-Chairman

Appointed March, 2019 - Term Expires: March, 2024

Commissioner James Chatfield

James Chatfield, Commissioner

Appointed March, 2019 - Term Expires: March, 2024

Commissioner George Green

George Green, Commissioner

Appointed August, 2021 - Term Expires: August, 2026

Commissioner Georgia Mjartan

Georgia Mjartan, Commissioner

Appointed March, 2019 - Term Expires: March, 2024

Selena Pickens - Vice-Chairman

Selena Pickens, Commissioner

Appointed September, 2017 - Term Expires: September, 2022

Sinclair, Anne - Commissioner

Anne Sinclair - Commissioner

Appointed March, 2019 - Term Expires: March, 2024