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Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Office of Homeless Services Advisory Board


CONTACT INFORMATION:
Ruth Gillett
Office of Health and Human Services
310 West Lakeside Avenue, 5th Floor, Cleveland, Ohio 44113
216-420-6844
rgillett@cuyahogacounty.us


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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 Appointed By/Representation
Karen Anderson 12/31/2018 County Executive
Paul Mosher 12/31/2020 County Executive
Yvonne Conwell 12/31/2020 County Council
Mike Cosgrove 12/31/2018 City of Cleveland
Kerry McCormack 12/31/2019 City of Cleveland
Mary McNamara 12/31/2020 City of Cleveland
Cortney Crockett 12/31/2018 CMHA
Marcia Zashin 12/31/2020 CMSD
Eleace Sawyers 12/31/2018 Care Alliance
Chris Knestrick 12/31/2018 NEOCH
Barbara Karam 12/31/2018 VA
Michael Doud 12/31/2020 ADAMHS Board
Christine Horne 12/31/2019 Homeless Service Provider Association
Beau Hill 12/31/2018 Homeless Service Provider Association
Angela Glassco 12/31/2018 Homeless Service Provider Association
Melissa Sirak 12/31/2019 Homeless Service Provider Association
Elaine Gimmel 12/31/2019 Homeless Service Provider Association
Mike Sering 12/31/2020 Homeless Service Provider Association
Sherri Clancy 12/31/2019 At Large
Linda Uveges 12/31/2019 At Large
Abby Staudt 12/31/2018 At Large
Vacant At Large
Vacant At Large
Loh 12/31/2019 Designated Homeless
Ramona Turnbull 12/31/2019 Designated Homeless
Keith Moody 12/31/2018 Designated Homeless
Vacant Designated Homeless


MEETING SCHEDULE/AGENDAS:
The Advisory Board to the Office of Homeless Services meets six times a year. One of these meetings shall be held between January 1 and March 31 of each year.


BYLAWS:
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