David Provost, RCAC board presidentWest Sacramento, Calif. — Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) elected David É. Provost Board of Directors president in early November. He has served on the board since 2006 and previously was the vice president.

“David has been an influential member of the board for 11 years.  His work at the Corporation for Supportive Housing makes him familiar with our loan fund and the need for permanent supportive housing,” said Stanley Keasling, RCAC Chief Executive Officer.

For more than 28 years, Mr. Provost has focused his career on promoting social and economic justice, primarily in rural communities. Mr. Provost holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting, with honors, from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts; and a master’s degree in business administration from Boston University in Massachusetts.

He currently is the chief financial officer for the Corporation for Supportive Housing.

The Board of Directors also elected Nalani Kaina vice president; Frank Bravo secretary and Rachel Morse treasurer.

RCAC board members serve three-year terms and may remain on the board for up to four consecutive terms.

Founded in 1978, RCAC provides training, technical and financial resources and advocacy so rural communities can achieve their goals and visions. RCAC serves rural communities in 13 western states and certain Pacific islands. Services are available to communities with populations of fewer than 50,000, other nonprofit groups, Tribal organizations, farmworkers, colonias and other specific populations. Find out more About RCAC.

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