Committee Descriptions

Coordinated Access Model (CAM) Governance Committee

Oversee the implementation of coordinated entry, consult with ESG Grantees, and other stakeholders.

Chair: Michele Robinson -

Co-Chair: Charles Pearson -

The CAM Governance Committee meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month from 9:00am - 10:30am. These meetings will be held at Southwest Solutions Housing Resource Center located at 1600 Porter Street Detroit, MI. Committee voting membership is closed, however meetings are open to the public to attend. 


Data Committee

Oversee the point-in-time count, conduct an annual gaps analysis of the homeless needs and services available and coordinate data collection and systems (including HMIS).

Chair: Selwin O'Neal -

Co-Chair: Dawn Worley -

The Data Committee meets on the last Friday of each month from 2:00pm - 3:30pm. These meetings are held at HAND located at 3701 Miracles Blvd. Detroit, MI. These meetings are open to everyone.


Development and Communications Committee

Plan for special events, including but not limited to Homeless Awareness Week events, coordinate publicity/advocacy, and seek out financial resources for any identified needs.

Chair: TBD

Reoccurring Meeting: TBD


Housing Resource Committee

Recruit and train landlords and property managers and develop new housing resources.

Chair: Pat Wolschon -

Co-Chair: Catherine Distelrath -

 HRC Meetings are held on the second Friday of every month from 9:00am - 10:00am. Meetings are held at 1600 Porter Detroit, MI. Meetings are open to the public. 


Performance & Evaluation Committee

Scan the environment for best practices and innovations and evaluate outcomes of the Continuum overall and projects funded under HUD (CoC and ESG Programs). This committee has the authority to establish program subcommittees as appropriate.

Chair: Meghan Takashima -

Co-Chair: Amanda Sternberg -

The Performance and Evaluation Committee meetson the fourth Tuesday of every month from 9:00am to 10:30am. Meeting location is the Homeless Action Network of Detroit (HAND) 3701 Miracles Blvd. Suite 101, Detroit MI.  Meetings are open to the public. 


Youth Homelessness Committee

The Youth Homelessness Committee oversees the initiative to prevent and end homelessness among children and youth up to age 24. The committee is made up of youth service providers, child welfare and juvenile justice agencies, public school systems, advocates, and researchers working in partnership with the CoC and the Detroit Task Force on Homelessness.


Co-Chair:        Jerry Peterson -

                        Amy Good -

                        Ari Ruttenberg -


The Youth Homelessness Committee meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 3:00pm - 5:00pm. The meetings are normally held at Alternatives for Girls located at 903 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI. Meetings are open to everyone.


Veteran Homelessness Committee

The Detroit CoC, in partnership with the VA Medical Center and other community partners collaborate to end Veteran homelessness in our committee. 

Chairs: Pat Wolschon -

             Jamie Ebaugh -


The Veteran Homeless Committee meets bi-weekly on Thursdays. These meetings are held at 1600 Porter Street, Detroit, MI at 12:00pm. These meetings are open to the public.