Board of Directors
Chief Executive Officer | Chairman of the Board | Executive Board Member

Using his gifts as a visionary leader, Fred guides CDI in its continued growth and success. He has over 18 years of experience in management and oversees the operations of CDI. He has a working knowledge of funding sources, including: Federal and State Credits; HOME Funds; USDA Funds; Federal Home Loan Bank Affordable Housing Funds; Supportive Housing Program funds, as well as numerous grant and donation programs.

KEITH HANSON, BA in BusinessTri-Cities, WA
Director | Member Executive Board

Keith has been with CDI from the beginning and has played a leading role in the construction of various orphanage projects around the world. His leadership in the insurance industry and a background in organizational leadership helps Keith bring a diverse perspective to CDI.

Director | Member Executive Board

With numerous years of experience in senior management of a large medical practice and owner of a consulting business, Dan provides valuable input on a wide range of professional topics. He brings a solid understanding of accounting, finance, IT, organizational and human resource skills. Dan has been actively involved with CDI as a volunteer, including occasional trips to our orphanage projects.

BILL TRUAX, BA in EconomicsBoise, ID
President of CDI

Bill’s responsibilities include deal structuring for Low Income Housing Tax Credit developments, financial feasibility analysis, review of appraisal, market, environmental and site studies, site acquisition and contract negotiations, management of investor and lender partner relationships, preparing competitive applications for HUD, USDA, Housing Tax Credits, HOME, CDBG, NSP TCAP, TCEP, funds and other grants and loans in various states.

Bill is a Board Treasurer for Rugby Idaho, Inc, a non-profit with a mission to provide quality youth rugby programs and organized activities for youth participants in 1st-12th grade.  Rugby Idaho is dedicated to developing and encouraging good character, while teaching sportsmanship, respect, tolerance and physical fitness through the sport of Rugby.

Bill is also a past Board Secretary and Treasurer for a non-profit homeless provider with $5MM+ annual operations.  He was also instrumental in creating a subsidiary non-profit development company to develop and acquire commercial, market rate, HUD 202, SRO, and transitional living facilities for homeless youth, seniors, women, and veterans and to stabilize non-grant revenue for the homeless shelter.  Previous experience includes serving as Executive Director of a non-profit Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) that developed/ owned/ managed nearly 500 affordable housing units.


Dr. Mark Carr received his PhD in Religious Ethics from the University of Virginia. He has taught Clinical and Biomedical Ethics and was Co-Director of the Center for Bioethics at Loma Linda University. He then served as the chair of the Dept of Humanities and Social Sciences at Kettering College in Dayton, OH. As one who born in Alaska, he has recently returned to his roots, now serving as the Region Director of Ethics for Providence's four hospitals and other associated health ministries. His family has also fished the shores of Bristol Bay, Alaska for over 30 years. His wife Collette is a gem, and is one of the most pleasant people you could ever meet. He has two children, Tyler and Melissa. He has served on the board of CDI for several years and brings a rich background of governance to the board and its' mission.

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