About Us

About NeighborWorks® Pocatello

Mission Statement

NeighborWorks® Pocatello is a progressive alliance between residents, business, and government that revitalizes targeted areas by promoting affordable housing and community pride through the establishment of healthy neighborhoods.

NeighborWorks® Pocatello is a chartered member of the NeighborWorks® network–trained and certified community development organizations at work in more than 2,000 communities across the United States.

NeighborWorks® Pocatello was created by the community in 1993 to revitalize the central neighborhoods of Pocatello. NeighborWorks® Pocatello works towards this goal in several ways.

The NeighborWorks® Pocatello HomeOwnership Center helps families in all stages of home ownership, through:

  • Home purchase rehab programs
  • Homebuyer Education
  • Financial Fitness and counseling
  • Home maintenance workshops

NeighborWorks® Pocatello builds affordable housing and rehabilitates homes for resale.

2013 NeighborWorks® Pocatello Annual Report (1.7mb PDF)

The organization is currently governed by a 13 member Board of Directors. Board membership represents different sectors of the Pocatello community, including residents of targeted neighborhoods, business leaders and government representatives.

2014 Board of Directors
   Name   Tile  Seat
   Mari Tusch  President  Business
   Dan Diehl  1st Vice President  Business
   Robert Richway  2nd Vice President  Business
   Teena Rhoads  Secretary  Resident-at-Large
   Rich Garvin  Treasurer  Old Town (Jefferson)
   Sarah Jackson  Past President  Resident-at-Large
   Dale Reavis  Business
   Sharolyn Belzer  Whittier Neighborhood
   Tracy Martin  Alameda Neighborhood
   Larry Bell  Business
   Chanel Quirk  Old Town (Emerson)
   Idaho Purce  Bonneville Neighborhood
   Joel Rios  Resident-at-Large
   Hon. Michael Orr  Government
   Vacant  Lewis & Clark Neighborhood
   Vacant  Government
NeighborWorks® Pocatello Staff and Phone Numbers
   Name Tile Phone
   Mark Dahlquist  Executive Director  208-232-9468 x 106
   Julie Stone  Homeownership Center Manager/Loan Officer  208-232-9468 x 105
   Shawna Engen  Chief Financal Officer/Reverse Mortgage Counselor  208-232-9468 x 104
   Rodger Sealey  Construction Manager  208-232-9468 x 102
   Harvey Mullinex  Property Manager  208-232-9468 x 103
   Cindy Peterson  Housing Counselor/Loan Officer  208-232-9468 x 107
   Mike Theiring  Rehab Specialist  208-232-9468 x 108
   Penny Douglass  Administrative Assistant  208-232-9468 x 100

Our community outreach professionals work with residents, providing support and teaching skills they can use to improve their neighborhoods.

Click here for NeighborWorks® Pocatello Committee Descriptions