Dianne Ray Named Board Chair for Colorado Housing and Finance Authority
(DENVER) – Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) is pleased to announce that Colorado State Auditor Dianne Ray has been named CHFA’s board chair for the 2013-2014 board term. CHFA’s 11-member board serves as the governing body of the organization and establishes policies to further its mission of affordable housing and small business finance. Ms. Ray began serving on CHFA’s board of directors in 2011. She also serves as chair of CHFA’s Audit Committee.
As the Colorado State Auditor, Ms. Ray is responsible for overseeing independent state audits and reviews that hold government agencies accountable and promote positive change in government. Ms. Ray has more than 23 years of specialization in governmental and nonprofit accounting and auditing. Ms. Ray previously served as the Deputy State Auditor and the Director of the Local Government Audit Division for the Colorado Office of the State Auditor (OSA). Prior to joining the OSA, she worked in local governments for 15 years, most recently as the Director of Finance and Administration for the City of Louisville, Colorado.
Ms. Ray participates in various professional organizations, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Colorado Society of Public Accountants, the Government Finance Officers Association and the National State Auditors Association. She was named one of three 2012 Women to Watch in the experienced category by the AICPA and the Colorado Society of Public Accountants.