CHRC Board of Commissioners

CHRC BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

The Columbia Housing and Redevelopment Board of Commissioners meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 4:30 p.m. The location of the meetings is 101 Penny Avenue in Columbia, Tennessee. The date, time, and location of the meeting may change at the discretion of the board. In the event of a meeting change, a notice will be posted at the main office or on this website.

Board Members

Jane Eve Rayburn
Jane Eve Rayburn, Chairperson

Ms. Rayburn has served on the board for 16 years. She has a Bachelor of Science and Master’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University. She was employed as a librarian/media specialist for the Maury County Board of Education for 27 years and is now retired.  

Thomas Sneed
Thomas Sneed, Vice Chairperson

Mr. Sneed’s serves as the Vice-Chairman of the board.  He is employed with Caledonian Financial. Mr. Sneed attended Auburn University, where he received his Bachelor of Science in biomedical sciences; and Middle Tennessee State University, where he earned his MBA.

JaDonna Secrest
JaDonna Secrest, Commissioner

Ms. Secrest has served on the board for eight years. She is currently a stay-at-home-mom and is a part-time employee at Riverside Elementary School. She received her education at Columbia Central High School, Columbia State Community College, and Nave Cosmetology Academy.

Jeffrey Lowrey, Commissioner
Trent Ogilvie
Trent Ogilvie, CHRC Executive Director/CEO

Mr. Ogilvie has served in his current role since 2004, after having served on the Columbia Housing Authority Board of Commissioners for five years. He is known nationally for his leadership in organizational management, redevelopment initiatives and effective community relations. Under his leadership, CHRC embarked upon the RAD Transformation to convert all 295 affordable housing apartments under its portfolio from public housing to multifamily/tax credit properties receiving over $15 million in renovations to every apartment in all five communities.  Mr. Ogilvie received an Associate of Applied Science degree in mass communications and computer science from Columbia State Community College in 2000, a Bachelor of Science degree in management and human relations from Trevecca Nazarene University in 2004, and an Executive MBA degree from Bethel University in 2011.