Meet Our Staff Members
Dixie Shrader – Executive Director-Extension 301
Dixie has been serving the Polk County Housing Authority since 2011. She is responsible for the overall operation and management of the Polk County Housing Authority. Including but not limited to total oversight of finances, budgeting, procurement, modernization, maintenance as well as the resident community and governmental operations. Great teamwork has enabled the Polk County Housing Authority to maintain a “HIGH PERFORMER” rating from the Department of Housing and Urban Development for many years.
Jeanne Mabry – Administrative Assistant/Housing Choice Voucher Program Manager – Extension 304
Jeanne began working for the Polk County Housing Authority in 1996. Jeanne is responsible for much of the administrative paperwork in the day to day operation of the housing authority. She is also in charge of the Voucher program and works with Section 8 voucher residents and their landlords.
Donna Hendricks – Public Housing Manager – Extension 302
Donna began working for the Polk County Housing Authority in 1995. Donna is in charge of the varied aspects of leasing apartments in our locations across Polk County.
Sheila Pate-Inspector / Procurement Agent / Receptionist-Extension 307
Sheila began working with the Polk County Housing Authority in August 2015. Sheila accepts rent payments, schedules Community Room activities and assists with the duties at the front desk. She orders materials and supplies for the maintenance department and also inspects both Housing and Section 8 properties for housing quality standards.
Walter Frost – Maintenance Supervisor
Walter began working for the Polk County Housing Authority in 2009. Walter has a high degree of knowledge in plumbing, heat and air, as well as carpentry and electricity. He is very resourceful and his willingness to learn has made him an invaluable part of our maintenance staff. Click here to view the Maintenance Charge List
Richard Walters – Maintenance Mechanic
Richard began working for the Polk County Housing Authority in 2000. Richard is also our safety officer. Richard is very organized and sees to it that safety issues are addressed quickly. He takes pride in his work and his attention to detail helps maintain the housing units with a very high standard. Click here to view the Maintenance Charge List
Mike Thomas – Maintenance Mechanic
Mike began working for the Polk County Housing Authority in September 2019. He has become an indispensable part of our maintenance team. He brings a great deal of familiarity and skill of previous professions; he is eager and willing to share his knowledge and techniques with our staff. Mike’s light-hearted personality is welcome to our organization. Click here to view the Maintenance Charge List
Meet Our Board of Commissioners
Mr. Eric Goss-Member Since 1998
Mrs. Wendy Martin-Member Since 2012
Mr. Morris Boydstun-Finance Chairman-Member since 2013
Mr. Rodney Bowen-Member since 2015
Mr. Michael Myers-Member since 2015