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Office of Homeless Services Advisory Board


CONTACT INFORMATION:
Office of Health and Human Services
310 West Lakeside Avenue, 5th Floor, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 

WEBSITE:
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DESCRIPTION OF BOARD AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Office of Homeless Services Advisory Board (OHSAB) is an organization created to advise the Office of Homeless Services in the development and implementation of the Community's Homeless Plan through advocacy, policy review, technical assistance, priority setting, linkages and coordination, provision of financial and other resources, and the continued articulation of the vision of the Community's Homeless Plan.


QUALIFICATIONS:
The Advisory Board shall be broadly based with representation from all sectors of the community, including but not limited to: homeless individuals, service providers, corporations, funders and representatives of federal, state and local government. The board is composed of a minimum of 21 members. Ten members are appointed (see below) and eleven members are elected from the community.


MEMBERSHIP:

Name  Term Ends Category
Karen Anderson 12/31/2021 DCFS
Claude Jones 12/31/2021 Care Alliance
Barb Karam 12/31/2021 VA
Chris Knestrick 12/31/2021 NEOCH
Dorivette Nolan 12/31/2021 CMHA
Michiel Wackers 12/31/2021 City Administration
Kerry McCormack 12/31/2022 City Council
Yvonne Conwell 12/31/2023 County Council
Mary McNamara 12/31/2023 Department of Aging
Paul Mosher 12/31/2023 JFS
Clare Rosser 12/31/2023 ADAMHS Board
Natasha Wynn 12/31/2023 Youth Advisory Board
Marcia Zashin 12/31/2023 CMSD
Abigail Staudt 12/31/2021 At Large - Legal Services
Jeannie Citerman-Kraeger 12/31/2022 At Large - Local Government
Linda Uveges 12/31/2022 At Large - Faith Based
Peter Schindler 12/31/2023 At Large - Philanthropy
Fred Berry 12/31/2023 At Large - Faith Based
Teresa Sanders 12/31/2021 YWCA
John Litten 12/31/2021 West Site Catholic
Angela Glassco 12/31/2021 FrontLine Service
Ed Gemerchak 12/31/2021 Y-Haven, YMCA
Elaine Gimmel 12/31/2022 EDEN
Mike Sering 12/31/2023 LMM
Patricia Pearse 12/31/2021 Lived Experience
Loh 12/31/2022 Lived Experience
William Robinson Jr. 12/31/2023 Lived Experience
Joyce Robinson 12/31/2023 Lived Experience 
     


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LINK TO APPLICATION:
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