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.
ywilliams@helpinghandsofrockland.org

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

David E. Jacobsen, Psy.D.
Professional Executive Management
DE Jacobsen Consulting, LLC
dejacobsen@live.com
845-234-8839

Martha Robles
Executive Director, Catholic Chairities Community Services
martha.robles@archny.org

Venesia Defrank
Director of Residential Services; Center for Safety & Change
vdefrank@centerscs.org

Marion E. Breland, LCSW, CASAC, CPP
Coordinator of Behavioral Health Implementation, County of Rockland
brelandm@co.rockland.ny.us

 

 

 

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