Rockland County Executive Committee Information

The Executive Board shall implement the RCCoC mission and purpose by adopting plans and strategies for preventing and eliminating homelessness; by setting objectives and plans for implementing HUD requirements, including but not limited to selecting the collaborative applicant and applicants or unified funding agency; selecting the HMIS lead; designing and implementing a collaborative process for the development, submission and approval of the annual application for HUD funding; and ensuring that planning, systems development and implementation and program performance reviews occur in a collaborative and constructive manner.

Executive Board members shall serve 2-year staggered terms of office with the exception of the first term following the adoption of these by-laws.  At the first annual meeting following the adoption of these by-laws no less than two and no more than five members of the Executive Board shall be elected for a one-year term.

Board Members

Ya’el Williams Sr. MS, MPA; Co-Chair of the Board
CEO/Executive Director
Helping Hands Interfaith Coalition for the Homeless of Rockland County Inc.

Alexander Bursztein; Co-Chair of the Board
Executive Director
Legal Aid society of Rockland County, Inc.

David E. Jacobsen, Psy.D.
Professional Executive Management
DE Jacobsen Consulting, LLC

Martha Robles
Executive Director, Catholic Chairities Community Services

Venesia Defrank
Director of Residential Services; Center for Safety & Change

Marion E. Breland, LCSW, CASAC, CPP
Coordinator of Behavioral Health Implementation, County of Rockland




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