The Continuum of Care (CoC) Board is the governing body that determines policy and acts as the CoC's decision-making group. Mandated by HUD's Continuum of Care Program, the board is responsible for oversight of funds designated to the Continuum of Care and regional planning/policy development for addressing homelessness.
The Board consists of local elected officials, nonprofit representatives, subject matter experts, and individuals with lived homeless experience.
Meetings of the Continuum of Care Board are recorded and are available upon request. Requests for recorded meetings can be sent to Araceli Rivera at Araceli.Rivera@sonoma-county.org
Sonoma County Continuum of Care (CoC) Board 2024 Elections
The Sonoma County CoC Board is the decision-making body of the Sonoma County Continuum of Care. The Sonoma County Continuum of Care addresses the problems of housing and homelessness by having a countywide, community-informed, and person-centered CoC system that is compassionate, inclusive, financially responsible, equitable, coordinated, and outcomes based. Nominations are hereby invited for five (3) seats to be chosen by eligible CoC voters at the CoC Quarterly Membership meeting on December 13, 2024, at 1:00pm – 3:30pm. Nominations and Statement of Interest forms will be accepted until November 29th at 5pm.
- CoC Board Elections Packet 2023 (PDF: 248 kB)
- CoC Board Nomination and Statement of Interest Form (PDF: 199 kB)
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you require special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Sonoma County Community Development Commission at (707) 565-7500 (voice) or (707) 565-7555 (TDD). Translators and American Sign Language interpreters for individuals with hearing disabilities will be available upon request. A minimum of 48 hours is needed to ensure the availability of translation services.
In accordance with Government Code §54957.5, any materials of public record relating to an agenda item that are provided to a majority of the members less than 72 hours before the meeting will be made available upon request at the Sonoma County Community Development Commission, 1440 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa during normal business hours and will be posted online 72 hours prior to each meeting.
Materials of public record that are distributed during the meeting shall be made available for public inspection at the meeting if prepared by the lead agency or a member of the legislative/advisory body, or within two business days after the meeting if prepared by some other person.
Public Comment may be made prior to the meeting via email. To submit an emailed public comment to the CoC Board or the CoC Committees, email Araceli.Rivera@sonoma-county.org. Please label the written notice as public comment referencing the CoC Board or the CoC Committee, provide your name, the agenda number(s) on which you wish to speak, and your comment. These comments will be emailed to the referenced CoC Board or CoC Committee detailed in the request.
Public comment may also take place during the meeting and can be made live by joining the Zoom meeting. Available time for comments is determined by the Board/Committee Chair based on agenda scheduling demands and total number of speakers.
Contact the CoC Board
Using the link below, you can submit any comments you wish to the CoC Board. If the notification submitted pertains to public comment on a CoC Board item, please label the written notice as public comment referencing the CoC Board meeting date, provide your name, the agenda number(s) on which you wish to speak, and your comment.