CHIP Loan Review Committee

Regular Meetings

The Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) Loan Review Committee does not have set meeting times and only meets when needed.


  • Bridget Gunn, Participating Lender
  • Nancy Allen
  • Joel Haack, Building Trades


  • Bryan Bunney, Former CHIP Client
  • Jim Church, Participating Lender
  • Gene Lilley, Building Trades

About the CHIP Loan Review Committee

The Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) Loan Review Committee is the volunteer committee that advises city staff on matters related to the CHIP Program.


  • Reviews and recommends whether to approve loan applications
  • Advises CHIP staff on changes in CHIP loan application guidelines, administrative procedures, evaluation criteria, and the Operating Procedures Manual
  • Hears and makes recommendations on grievances and appeals of the actions of the CHIP program
  • Reviews and decides whether to approve applications by general contractors to be added to the CHIP contractors list
  • Sets a maximum dollar amount on which the contractor can bid

Member Appointment

CHIP Loan Review Committee members are appointed by the mayor and includes 1 member from each of 3 groups:
  • Participating lenders
  • Building trades
  • Neighborhood representatives or former CHIP clients
Each position may have an alternate to serve in cases of conflict of interest or absence. Members and alternates are appointed for 4-year terms and may be re-appointed.