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Jane Goin
(303) 672-5440
For Release
November 4, 2010


DENVER - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Regional Administrator Rick Garcia announced the selection of Erik Amundson to serve as Field Office Director in Helena Montana. Montana is one of the six states in HUD's Rocky Mountain Region which also includes Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming and Utah. Mr. Amundson will report to the Helena office Nov. 22.

Amundson will coordinate outreach activities and program delivery to HUD customers and communities throughout
the state. He will also serve as a liaison to mayors, city managers, elected representatives, state and local Erik Amundson officials, congressional delegations, stakeholders and customers and will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of HUD programs and services to communities and organizations.

For the past eleven years, Amundson served as an Operations Specialist for HUD's Sioux Falls, South Dakota office. He represented the Department and provided outreach on affordable housing programs, community and economic development, fair housing, and sustainability issues. He also served as a national grant writing trainer for HUD's Center
for Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

He is a 2009 graduate of HUD's Emerging Leaders Program and serves in a variety of leadership roles at the national and regional level.

Amundson received a Bachelor's degree from South Dakota State University and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Sioux Falls.


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