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 2021

  • January 15
  • February 19
  • March 19
  • April 16
  • May 21
  • June 18
  • August 20
  • September 17
  • October 15
  • November 19
  • December 10 *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

Adrienne Goodstal - Mel Trotter Ministries -
Alonda Trammell - Dwelling Place of Grand Rapids, Inc. -
Casey Gordon - Kent Intermediate School District -
Cheryl Schuch - Family Promise -
Dreyson Byker - Community Member -
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 -
Lauren VanKeulen - AYA Youth Collective -
Rebecca Rynbrandt - City of Wyoming -
Scott Orr - Department of Health and Human Services -
Susan Cervantes - Kent County Community Action -
Tom Cottrell - YWCA -
Victoria Arnold - The Salvation Army -
Victoria Sluga - Pine Rest -
- Veterans Action Board -
- Youth Action Board -