Chuck Williamson has been with SVEA since early 2008. Chuck is an Oregon State graduate, with a degree in business administration with a computer science minor.  He owns a home with his wife Sharon in The Heatherlands and has lived and worked in the valley since 1981. As a self-employed business owner, he has accumulated 40+ years of experience in condominium and homeowner association management and database development. Chuck takes advantage of the local area hiking, hunting, fishing and golf whenever he gets the chance.







Sue Kwapich joined the SVEA staff in December 2023 to fill the shoes of Darlene Kuehn. Born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, Sue graduated from the University of Toledo with a degree in Business Administration in 1986. Always yearning to go west, she found her way to Ketchum, Idaho and has lived and worked as an accountant in the Wood River Valley since 1990. Sue enjoys many outdoor activities in the area including skiing, biking, camping and pickleball. 





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Sue Ahern joined the Elkhorn staff in 2015. Born and raised on the east coast, Sue graduated from Lock Haven University with a teaching degree in Early Childhood Education with minors in Special Education and Psychology. She later went on to receive an Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts from the Restaurant School in Philadelphia. She moved to the Wood River Valley in 1990. She worked in a variety of culinary positions including pastry chef and private chef which culminated in the ownership of The Full Moon Steakhouse and Catering, a business that thrived in the valley for many years. Sue lives in Hailey and has one son. She is passionate about cooking and gardening. You can also find her outdoors walking, biking, hiking or just sitting reading a good book.








Mark Lube Joined SVEA in August to assist in filling the role of Operations Manager.  Mark has been training in all aspects of pool and tennis operations.  He has assumed the supervisory responsibilities for tennis and pool operations and supports the amenity program operations.


SVEA Staff Roles and Responsibilities

How May We Assist You?

The Elkhorn Staff performs myriad duties. The following information is being provided to help owners know who to contact with specific questions:


Chuck Williamson – General Manager

  • Reports to the Board of Directors and provides management of the association. Responsible for all operational integrity, including supervision of all employees, vendor relations, owner relations, coordination of professional services, administration, maintenance and operations, finances, legal and contractual obligations, communications and special projects.

Sue Kwapich – Director of Finance

  • Responsible for the oversight of accounts payable, accounts receivable, collections and payroll bookkeeping services. Preparation of all monthly financial reports and submissions to Board of Directors. Provide financial data analysis of SVEA business model, procedures and recommend potential efficiencies.
  • Responsible for monitoring SVEA operations to insure compliance with Federal, State and Local labor laws as it pertains to employment and benefit programs.

Sue Ahern ADC, Compliance and Office Manager and Programs Coordinator

  • Manages the review of new construction and all other exterior alteration projects. Be able to provide information, assistance, material and education to new and existing owners regarding the benefits of Association living.
  • Conducts exterior inspections of Elkhorn properties to ensure compliance with deed restrictions and architectural guidelines.
  • Responsible for overseeing all general office functions not identified in other position plans, including the hiring, training and supervision of temporary and seasonal administrative assistants.
  • Arranges, conducts and supervises various association recreation programs and social activities. Promotes and communicates events and services to association residents.

Mark Lube – Operations Oversight, Pool Manager and Programs Coordinator

  • Responsible for the maintenance of all SVEA owned facilities, amenities and grounds.
  • Responsible for the safe and professional operation of the SVEA Pools.
  • Responsible for the professional operation and maintenance of the SVEA Tennis Courts.
  • Responsible for the hiring, managing and oversight of contractors and vendors performing work on any SVEA property.
  • Aids Programs Director in developing, coordinating and implementing recreation programs for owners and guests.