Manufactured Homes Advisory Council


The Manufactured Homes Advisory Council is made up of seven appointed members who have knowledge or expertise of the manufactured homes industry. The council advises the Director of the Department of Commerce concerning the director’s duties in the regulation of manufactured housing in Ohio.


  • Nikki Elliott, Operations Manager for Green Valley Homes, Inc.
  • Jim Hauch, Multi-park owner.
  • Karen Hawkins, Public Works Director for the City of Fairborn
  • Larry Shaffer, Director of Environmental Health for the Clark County Health Department
  • Chief John Soisson, Fire Chief for the Norwalk Fire Department
  • Susan Restrepo, Public member appointed by the President of the Senate
  • James Demitrus, Public member appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives