Detroit CoC Board of Directors
Updated: September 26, 2019
Amy Brown, Homeless Service Provider, 3 Year Term
The NOAH Project
Meghan Takashima, ESG Grantee Appointee
City of Detroit, Housing and Revitalization Department
Ted Phillips, Member At-Large, 3 Year Term
United Community Housing Coalition (UCHC)
Tasha Gray, Collaborative Applicant, CoC Lead, HMIS Lead Appointee
Homeless Action Network of Detroit
Sharyn Johnson, Homeless Service Provider, 3 Year Term
Coalition on Temporary Shelter (COTS)
Deloris Cortez, Community Advocate, 3 Year Term
Ari Ruttenberg, Detroit City Council Appointee
City of Detroit, City Council
Curtis Smith, Homeless Service Provider, 1 Year Term
Detroit Central City Community Mental Health
Lorraine Taylor-Muhammad, Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority Appointee
Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority
Paulette Smith, State of Michigan Appointee
Michigan State Housing Development Authorityr
Tim McCabe, Member At-Large, 3 Year Term
Pope Francis Center
Alicia Ramon, Member At-Large, 3 Year Term
Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
Denise Johnson, Member At-Large, 3 Year Term
Capuchin Soup Kitchen
Joy Flood, Housing Commission Appointee
Detroit Housing Commission
Celia Thomas Homeless Service Provider, 3 Year Term
Alternatives for Girls
Elizabeth Vasquez, Homeless Service Provider, 3 Year Term
Freedom House Detroit
Vanessa Samuelson, Member-At-Large, 3 Year Term
The McGregor Fund
Gerald Curley, Veterans Administration Appointee
John D. Dingell VA Medical Center
Catherine Distelrath, Coordinated Entry Lead Appointee
Southwest Counseling Solutions
Meetings are typically held on the first Monday of each month at 2:00pm and located at the Housing Resource Center 1600 Porter, Detroit, MI 48216 . Any exceptions to this schedule or meeting location will be communicated ahead of time.
Upcoming Meeting Dates
November 1, 2019
December 2, 2019
Past Board Meeting Materials
Interested in Joining the Detroit CoC Board?
Elections for the Detroit CoC Board are now open. Interested individuals may learn more about the CoC Board and the application process by clicking here. You can access the application directly by following this link. Remember: All applications are due by Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 11:59pm.
If you would like to nominate someone to apply to join the board, you can access this form here. Remember: All nominations are due by Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 11:59pm. Any interested individual is welcome to apply without first being nominated.
Interested in Making a Presentation to the Detroit CoC Board?
Any member of the Detroit, Highland Park, and Hamtramck Continuum of Care or any CoC Board member may submit to the CoC Board Executive Committee a written request that an item be placed on the agenda. Please review this document for more information on how to proceed. The agenda request form can be found here. Lastly, here is the CoC’s policy on Agenda Requests.