Board of Directors

Mark A. Wiese

Chairman

Mark A. Wiese is the President and Chairman of the Board of Pacific Housing, Inc.  He has been involved in real estate development, financing, and management for over 27 years.   In addition to Pacific Housing, Mark has been integral in several Sacramento-based real estate development partnerships charged with developing in excess of $145 million worth of real estate projects. In addition, he has arranged and negotiated over $75,000,000 in commercial real estate financing transactions. He has considerable experience in Redevelopment Agency Participation, Municipal Finance Placement, Tax Credit Financing, and HOME and HUD Financing Programs.  Mark has a Bachelors's degree in Real Estate from San Diego State University.  He resides in Sacramento with his wife, Molly, and their three children.

 

Scott Sadler

Board Director

Scott’s background and experience include more than 30 years in legislative advocacy, public relations, political campaigns, public policy development, coalition building, and grassroots mobilization.  He founded Sadler Consulting in 2015 after eleven years as a partner at Lehman Levi Pappas & Sadler, the last eight as managing partner.  His advocacy practice has focused on energy, international trade, education, and environmental issues.  He is also a pro bono advocate for humane public policies for animals - both domestic and wild ones.

 

Before becoming a partner at LLPS, Mr. Sadler was Director of State Government Affairs for Reliant Energy. He was responsible for state legislative and regulatory policies in California, Arizona, and Nevada.  Prior to becoming a legislative advocate, he served simultaneously as Chief of Staff for Senator Bruce McPherson and as Director of the CA State Senate Republican Caucus. He augmented the legislative, political, and communication operations for all 15 Republican State Senators.  Scott has also been a successful political consultant for dozens of campaigns in California and Washington, DC, ranging from local city council races to a successful national presidential campaign.

 

Scott attended the University of Oklahoma, where he majored in American Studies and completed studies at the Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems at Georgetown University.  He is currently a member of the Board of Regents of the Fund for American Studies, an educational non-profit organization in Washington, D.C.  He and his wife, Anne, live in Sacramento, and their daughter is in college.

 

Matthew C. Jaime

Board Director

Matt Jaime is a partner with one of Sacramento’s largest law firms, Matheny Sears Linkert & Jaime, LLP.  The firm provides aggressive, cost-effective representation to individuals as well as local, state, national and international clients and has earned an “AV” Professional Rating by Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating available.   Matt has practiced with the firm since 1989; he sits on the firm’s executive committee and is the youngest attorney in the firm’s 35-year history to become a full partner.   He is a seasoned trial lawyer and deals with matters of complex civil litigation and commercial litigation.

 

Matt is a member of the State Bar of California, American Bar Association, Sacramento County Bar Association, and the Northern California Association of Defense Counsel.  He is admitted to practice in all courts of the State of California and the U.S. District Court, Eastern District and U.S. District Court, Northern District.  He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, a national organization with 6,000 members of a population of approximately 2,000,000 attorneys.   Additionally, he sits as a mediator and volunteer judge.

 

Matt was born and raised in the Sacramento area.  He attended Jesuit High School and, in 1985, received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from St. Mary’s College of California.   He then received his law degree from McGeorge School of Law, the University of the Pacific, in 1988.  He is married to Leslie and has two daughters.  The family resides in East Sacramento.

 

Elizabeth Watson

Board Director

Elizabeth has worked in the California State Legislature for over 12 years, in positions ranging from Legislative Assistant to Chief of Staff.  She is currently the Legislative Director for a California State Senator.  She grew up in Tustin, California, and moved to Sacramento during high school.  She earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Gonzaga University.  Elizabeth spent her junior year abroad studying in Florence, Italy.  After college, she served in the Peace Corps in Pidvolochysck, Ukraine, for two and a half years, during which time she learned to speak conversational Ukrainian.  Elizabeth is an avid runner and has run six marathons, including the Boston Marathon. She also enjoys hiking and has summited Mt. Shasta, Mt. Whitney, and Machu Picchu, Peru.

 

Faith Conley

Board Director

Faith Conley is a Legislative Representative for the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) in the Employee Relations and Human Resources policy area.  In addition to her work in labor relations policy, Faith is working with various local governments and non-profit agencies to develop CSAC policy on issues pertaining to homelessness.  Outside of work, she is a member of the Soroptomist International of Metropolitan Sacramento and a volunteer for various local projects aiding chronically homeless and displaced women with children.

 

Before joining CSAC, Faith was the Legislative Director for Senator Bob Huff.  She was also the recipient of the prestigious Chief Clerk of the Assembly Floor Analysis internship, serving at the behest of Chief Clerk E. Dotson Wilson.  She received her Bachelor's degree in Government-Journalism from California State University, Sacramento.

 

William D. Coyle

Board Director

Bill Coyle is Vice President of Real Estate for Grocery Outlet, Inc.  He is responsible for all aspects of the company’s real estate in the NW territory, managing an existing portfolio of commercial leases as well as distribution centers in Sacramento, Portland, and Vancouver, WA.  Grocery Outlet opens approximately 20 stores per year and now has 220 in the chain (CA, OR, WA, NV, ID, and PA).  They are headquartered in Emeryville, CA.  Prior to joining Grocery Outlet in 2010, he served as Managing Director of Colliers International, managing approximately 50 brokers between the Sacramento and Roseville offices.   He was also a Regional Vice President for Dollar Tree Stores and 98 Clearance Centers/Step Ahead Investments, Inc., where he was responsible for all real estate activity in 9 western states for the nation’s largest dollar store retailer of approximately 3,500 stores.  Before his work with 98¢ Clearance Centers, he was a Vice President of Retail Properties for CB Commercial in Roseville, CA.

 

Bill also sits on the Board of Directors for the River City Community Services Food Bank and Wise Buys Liquidators, Inc.  He was born and raised in Sacramento, attending Jesuit High School and receiving his Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley.  He lives in Granite Bay with his wife, Julie, and has two children in college.

Diane Sindt

Board Director

Diane Sindt has been the owner of CountyWide Realty, an award-winning real estate company, for the past 20 years. Her company has been recognized with the Roseville Small Business Excellence Award in Real Estate Services for three consecutive years.

She has specialized experience working with senior and lower-income buyers in the Sacramento region. Achieving the status of SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist) has been an honor for Diane. Diane also is focused on educating affordable and first-time homebuyers on how to achieve their goal of homeownership. She has often led homebuyer workshops in cooperation with Mutual Assistance Network in Del Paso Heights, Sacramento. The purpose of each workshop is to teach affordable first-time homebuyers the process of purchasing a home, but also what homeownership means and how to navigate challenges they may face once they reach homeownership.

Before starting her real estate career in 1989, Diane taught Special Education in the San Juan School District, working with the SED (Severely Emotionally Disturbed) children and counseling the parents. This life experience was pivotal in expanding her understanding of what it means to listen to another person’s needs. Diane has two adult sons and three grandsons. When she is not helping homebuyers achieve their dreams, she enjoys spending time with her family and being out on the golf course.