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.