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Members of the TAC are required to serve on one or more focused Task Groups responsible for advising the Leadership Council on a specific component of the federally-mandated Continuum of Care. Additional ad hoc Task Groups can be established as authorized by the Leadership Council. The initial six standing Task Groups will consist of the groups listed below.

1. Coordinated Entry and Housing First

This group will ensure that the Homeless System of Care is compliant with HUD/State requirement for Housing First and that a countywide Coordinated Entry System is effective and responsible to real-time community needs.

2. Performance Measurement and Evaluation

This group will be responsible for monitoring overall system performance, Annual Performance Reports for individual projects, and the annual submissions of 7 System Performance Measures. This group will also evaluate and rate annual Continuum of Care and Emergency Solutions Grant projects.

3. Data Initiatives

This group would be responsible for advising the Leadership Council on issues regarding Sonoma County’s web-based Homeless Management Information System (HMIS), developing and maintaining the dashboard of metrics to achieve the vision of zero functional homelessness, and alerting the Leadership Council of providers whose data jeopardizes the overall system. This group also monitors the annual Homeless Count and Housing Inventory Chart.

4. Housing Unit Production/Rapid Re-housing

This group will advise the Leadership Council on strategies for the development of new units and would require a mix of subject matter expertise to navigate the numerous impediments required to develop an ongoing pipeline of new units.

Meetings are the first Wednesday of every month from 9:30AM-10:30AM at American Red Cross, 5297 Aero Drive Santa Rosa, CA

Members

NamePositionAssociation 
Rev. Lindsey Bell-Kerr Pastor First United Methodist Church
Jennielynn Holmes Director of Programs Catholic Charities
Craig Meltzner Owner  and Principal Craig S. Meltzner & Associates
Tim Miller Executive Director West County Community Services
Annie Nicole Director of Homeless Services Petaluma Health Center
Linda Perry Senior Housing Manager Committee on the Shelterless
Emily Quig Housing Navigator for the Housing Assistance Response Team (HART) Community Development Commission
Sandra Stolfi Bilingual LCSW Veterans Affairs
Lauren Taylor Director of Resident Services Burbank Housing

Lisa Fatu
    Director of Youth Crisis Services Social Advocates for Youth
Benjamin Wickham Affordable Housing Director CDC

5. System Funding

This group would advise the Leadership Council on strategies for ensuring that adequate public and private funding is available to address Sonoma County’s homeless needs and that funding is equitably distributed throughout the county, based on location of the impacted population.

6. Emergent Issues

This group would advise the Leadership Council on issues that are emerging with Sonoma County’s homeless population’s well-being, needs, and activities and recommend strategies for addressing them, based on best practices and evidence-based solutions. Examples of emergent issues would include geographic locations of new encampments, health-related findings, new trends among specific populations, etc.

Contact Information

Michael Gause

Ending Homelessness Manager

Sonoma County Community Development Commission

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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Address
1440 Guerneville Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.456899, -122.733918

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