MHCW Executive Bios

Robert Cochran

MHCW President

Robert Cochran is the property manager of Contempo Spokane MHC, a 220 unit community that his parents have owned since 1976. Previous to becoming involved in the community, Robert was a lighting director in the music concert touring business. Taking a break from touring, he learned about the workings of community management while helping with some legal research, and eventually took over management of Contempo. He has a B.A. in Photography from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. In 2007, he volunteered to head up the Inland Empire Unit.

Rick Jiles


Rick Jiles grew up in a family that owned manufactured housing communities. Since 1985, he has owned Skagit Valley Mobile Manor, a 172 – unit community in Mount Vernon, and he also owns other rentals. He formerly owned Valley Mobile Manor in Kent, Which he sold in 1983. Jiles has previously served as President of the association, and he has served as President of the Shohomish-Skagit unit. He also served as Chairman of MHCW’s Committee to Protect Property Rights. State Treasurer and as the Government Relations Chair.

Christy Mays


Christy Mays has been involved in managing investment real estate for twenty years and has spent the last twelve years serving the manufactured home industry specifically. Her experience includes development of best practices, implementation of policy & procedure, site acquisition/disposition analysis, site staff training and improving occupancy and cash flow. Christy previously led the MH Washington Landlord-Tenant Coalition, now serves as Secretary for MHCW and is on the Executive Council for the Institute of Real Estate Management.

Scott Hess

Gov. Relations Chair

Jeremy Millard

Member at large

Beau Harer

Member at Large

MHCW Unit Presidents

Inland Empire Unit President

Inland Empire Robert Cochran 509-484-4242 King County Unit President Russell Millard Kitsap Unit President TBD Callam/Jefferson Unit President Judy Lynn 360-797-7545 Pierce Unit President Michelle Wilson 360-435 1066  Skagit/Island/Whatcom President Rick Jiles 360-424-2310 Snohomish Unit President Beau Harer 206-772-3000 Southwest/Pacific Unit President Scott Hess 360-546-3341 Thurston /Mason /Grays Harbor Unit President Santana Schoene 206-772-3000 Southeast Unit President Craig Rongey 509-926-5300 Twin Cities Darrell Peoples 360-983-3094 Yakima Unit President TBD Moses Lake Unit President Christy Mays 206-772-3000