The Commission’s Director of the Multifamily Housing and Community Facilities Division is Lisa Vatske. Ms. Vatske joined the Commission as of May 1, 2014. Lisa has over 20 years of experience in housing, community and economic development finance and programs, holding various positions within the Washington State Department of Commerce, over an 18 year period, with over 6 years as Managing Director of the Washington State Housing Trust Fund. In addition Lisa held positions in the Washington State Employment Security Department as well as the Department of Social and Health Services. Lisa was instrumental in the start-up and financing for Fish Brewing Company, producing Fish Tale Ales and served as their Chief Financial Officer. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, with a BBA in Business Finance.