Steering Council

The Coalition Continuum of Care represents many community stakeholders in carrying out the mission of leading the community in finding solutions for preventing and ending homelessness. To facilitate effective execution of Coalition goals, a Steering Council performs the functions of a CoC board, with certain specific responsibilities assigned by the Continuum of Care through the Governance Charter. Positions are held for representatives from the Cities of Grand Rapids and Wyoming and Kent County, all other seats are elected to three year terms.

Steering Council Meeting Schedule 2020

  • January 17
  • February 28 *fourth Friday
  • March 21
  • April 15
  • May 15
  • June 19
  • August 21
  • September 18
  • October 16
  • November 20
  • December 11 *second Friday

Virtual Meeting Information:

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85850043324?pwd=cGRybXpmVXgyZFJ2bm9YNU82YnhFQT09, Meeting ID: 858 5004 3324, Password: CoC

Or Dial by your location: +1-301-715-8592 or +1-312-626-6799, Meeting ID: 858 5004 3324, Password: 024224

Members

Amanda Tarantowski - network180 -
Adrienne Goodstal - Mel Trotter Ministries -
Alonda Trammell - Dwelling Place of Grand Rapids, Inc. -
Brianna Lipscomb - Youth Action Board -
Casey Gordon - Kent Intermediate School District -
Cathy LaPorte - The Salvation Army -
Cheryl Schuch - Family Promise -
Elizabeth Stoddard - Fair Housing Center of West Michigan -
Erin Banchoff - City of Grand Rapids -
Hattie Tinney - Grand Rapids Housing Commission -
Karen Tjapkes - Legal Aid of West Michigan -
Kwan McEwen - Grand Rapids Urban League -
Lauren VanKeulen - 311 Youth Housing -
Rebecca Rynbrandt - City of Wyoming -
Scott Orr - Department of Health and Human Services -
Susan Cervantes - Kent County Community Action -
Shannon Bass - Community Member -
Shontaze Jones - Veterans Action Board -
Thomas Pierce - Grand Rapids Pride Center -
Tom Cottrell - YWCA -
Victoria Sluga - Pine Rest -