Continuum of Care

Continuum of Care Board Roster

The Continuum of Care (CoC) Board is the governing body that determines policy and acts as the CoC’s decision-making group.

CoC Board Roster 2021

Dedicated Seat:

  • Tom Schwedhelm, Mayor, City of Santa Rosa
  • Kevin McDonnell, Council Member, City of Petaluma
  • Chris Coursey, Supervisor, County of Sonoma

At Large Seat:

  • Don Schwartz, Assistant City Manager, City of Rohnert Park
  • Ben Leroi, Special Population Programs Director, Santa Rosa Community Health
  • Stephen Sotomayor, Housing Administrator, City of Healdsburg
  • Lisa Fatu, Youth Crisis Services Director, Social Advocates for Youth

Largest Service Provider Seat:

  • Jennielynn Holmes, Chief Program Officer, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa

2nd Largest Service Provider Seat:

  • Chuck Fernandez, Executive Director, Committee on the Shelterless (COTS)

Department of Human Services Senior Management Seat:

  • Angela Struckman, Director, Sonoma County Human Services

Department of Health Services Senior Management Seat:

  • Bill Carter, Director, Sonoma County Behavioral Health Services

Homeless Advocacy Seat:

  • Margaret Sluyk, Executive Director, Reach For Home

Lived Experience Seat:

  • Ludmilla Bade, Community Member

Lived Experience Seat (age 18-24):

  • Kitchi Maron, Community Member

Private Funder Seat:

  • Alena Wall, Regional Community Health Manager, Kaiser Permanente

Contact Information

Michael Gause

Ending Homelessness Program Manager


Karissa White
Continuum of Care Coordinator

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Mail Address

Sonoma County Community Development Commission

1440 Guerneville Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95403


Due to COVID-19 restrictions, our Santa Rosa offices are closed to the public at this time. Please contact us by phone or email.

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