CHF Staff

California Homebuilding Foundation staff is dedicated to upholding the values of our organization and serving our industry in the most professional manner. Meet the members of our team.

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Terri Brunson

Executive Director

Terri serves as Executive Director for the California Homebuilding Foundation. She is responsible for the overall operations of the Foundation including programs, fundraising, financial and personnel management, along with endowments, scholarships and the annual Hall of Fame gala. Terri holds a Bachelor of Science in Career and Technical Studies (BSCTS) from CSUS.



Miriah Gonzalez

CIRB Research Analyst I

Miriah maintains and improves the data quality of California building permit records by performing analysis, monitoring, verification, entry, and publication of statistics. Miriah offers a unique blend of diligence and procedural assurance. Her background includes sales, together with cost-benefit analyses, customer service, and client management.



Jill Herman

BITA Program Director

Jill manages and oversees CHF's BITA program, which includes expanding the curriculum to campuses statewide, recruiting industry support and coordinating events that raise awareness for the program, as well as, facilitates interaction with program sites and local industry. Jill is a graduate from Concordia University Irvine with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration/Marketing.


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Allison Paul

CIRB Research Director

Allison oversees all data collection and analytical procedures, and manages CIRB’s report publication schedule. She has contributed numerous articles to industry publications and is a graduate of UC Davis with a background in legislative history research and freelance writing and editing.


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Brittany Proctor

Development Specialist

Brittany oversees the BITA curriculum to ensure courses are relevant with industry practices and meets California's CTE standards. In addition she implements grant programs for the Foundation. Brittany is a graduate from CSU Chico with a BA in Liberal Studies and Master’s Degree in Education.


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Desiree Webb

Director of Accounting

Desiree oversees incoming donations, asset management and depreciation, grant management and reporting tasks. She is graduate of the University of Santa Clara with a Bachelors Degree of Science in Commerce, Accounting and a California Certified Public Accountant.