Committees

Planning & Advocacy Committee

Committee Establishes HHC-wide priorities and plans for implementation. This committee is responsible for updating the 10 year plan and the goals of the HHC. The planning and advocacy committee is responsible for proactively identifying gaps and needs in the housing services network, and evaluating community outcomes based on data from the HMIS.  This committee also explores other collaborative funding opportunities.

Chair: Sally Santangelo, CNY Fair Housing

Target Audience: Managers, Directors, and above.

Next meeting September 2018

Data Administration committee

Focuses on issues relating to reporting, data quality, and general HMIS issues.

Chair: Sarah Schutt, HHC

Target Audience: Agency Administrators overseeing programs using HMIS.

Bi-monthly next meeting September 2018

Cayuga County Committee

Focuses on housing and homelessness issues particular to Cayuga County.

Chair: Liz Vuillemont, Auburn Housing Authority

Target Audience:  Cayuga County service providers and stakeholders.

Meets Monthly

Oswego County Committee

Focuses on housing and homelessness issues particular to Oswego County.

Target Audience:  Oswego County service providers and stakeholders.

Meets Bi-monthly (next meeting 11-18)

Governance Committee (Board)

Updates HHC policies, CoC guidelines, and HMIS guidelines. Also oversees board nomination and leadership, along with board training and leadership development.

Chair: Sonja Gottbrecht, Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Performance Selection Committee (Board)               

Made up of members of the HHC board who are not a part of CoC funded agencies for the purpose of rating and ranking local funding applications.

Chair: Marty Skahen, Onondaga County

Coordinated Entry (Workgroup)

Audience: Intake workers for CoC Projects, Shelter Case managers and case manager supervisors, and Street outreach workers

Chair: HHC Staff

Meets Quarterly

Next Meeting: November 1st, 2018, 10 AM, United Way Gifford Room

Chronic Homelessness Task Force

Audience: Intake workers for CoC Projects, Shelter Case managers and case manager supervisors, and Street outreach workers

Chair: Jessie Butts, Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month.

Housing Services Providers Group (Workgroup)

Audience: Service provider staff for emergency shelters and CoC projects.

Provides training opportunities relevant to frontline staff for the purpose of improving the quality of services in our area.

Chair: HHC Staff

Bi-monthly , last Friday of the month.

Runaway and Homeless Youth  (Workgroup)

Audience: Youth Services Providers, School Liaisons

Discusses issues relevant to service providers for runaway and homeless youth.

Chair: Joe King, Onondaga County Department of Child and Family Services

Meets quarterly

Veterans (Workgroup)

Audience: Veterans services providers

Chair: Vacant

Meets after chronic taskforce, 2nd Tuesday of the month.

Health Providers Workgroup (Workgroup)

Audience: Health providers, emergency shelter and street outreach program managers and directors,

Planning and coordination around providing medical and health services to homeless individuals and families in the CoC’s geographic area.

Chair: