ACRH Directors

John Bergenske

Chief Financial Officer and Association Technical Advisor



John Bergenske has lived and worked in Humboldt County for the past 42 years.  He graduated from Humboldt State University in 1994 and has worked in consumer product development, land development and professional consulting. John lives with his wife and son on lower Fickle Hill.

Erik Jules

President and Association Neighborhood Advisor



Erik Jules has lived and worked in Arcata for the past 18 years. He is a Professor at HSU where he teaches courses in ecology with an emphasis in applied conservation. Erik lives with his wife and two young sons in the neighborhood west of the proposed Village project.

Julie Vaissade-Elcock

Vice President and Membership Outreach Leader



Julie Vaissade-Elcock has been involved in the local real estate and property management business for almost three decades. Joined by her husband Stan and two sons, Philip and Cameron, who learned the family business from the ground up, Julie brings a tremendously grounded understanding of community to the Association.