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Albany County Continuum of Care

ACCH Committees
& Board

Committees

Within each tab find:

1) Meeting Minutes
2) Meeting Agendas
3) Charge of the Committee
4) Committee Chairs

CE Advisory Committee

2019 Minutes

2019 Agendas

The Coordinated Entry (CE) Advisory Committee is a group of funded and non-funded partners that work collaboratively to support the development and success of the larger Coordinated Entry system. The CE Advisory Committee is responsible for updating policy and procedures, ensuring compliance, and supporting the overall structure of the full Coordinated Entry committee for Albany County.

HATAS is the eligible applicant designated by the CoC to oversee and report on the screening, intake, and referral services of the ACCH Coordinated Entry System. As such, HATAS coordinates quarterly meetings of the CE Advisory Committee and works in tangent with CARES to disseminate information related to the Advisory Committee meetings, prepare reports (written or verbal) for ACCH Membership, review the annual project application as written and submitted by CARES, and lead the community in achieving CoC goals and plans related to Coordinated Entry.

CE Lead Agency: HATAS

Fiscal Advisory Committee

2019 Minutes

2019 Agendas

The role of the Fiscal Advisory Committee is to provide financial oversight for the Albany County Coalition on Homelessness. Task areas include financial reporting ,and the development and monitoring of internal controls and accountability policies. Specifically, the Committee will convene to accomplish the following:

a. Develop useful financial reports and determine the level of detail, frequency, deadlines and recipients of these reports.
b. Explain to the ACCH the implications of these reports.
c. Present the financial reports to the full board on a quarterly basis.
d. Create, approve, and update (as necessary) policies that help ensure the financials of the ACCH are efficiently utilized and remain protected.
e. Ensure policies and procedures for financial transactions are documented in a manual, and that the manual is reviewed on annual basis and updated as necessary (e.g., Where is the money held? Who can serve as signatory?  How are donations handled – for example, Community Foundations? How is record-keeping handled?)
f. Ensure approved financial policies and procedures are being followed.
g. Ensure consistent, monthly monitoring of all financials.
h. Present monitoring reports to the full ACCH Board of Directors.
i. Ensure follow up on any issues mentioned within monitoring reports.

Chair:   Lisa Ostiguy

Cochair:   Liz Hitt

Governance Committee

2019 Minutes

2019 Agendas

3-27-19 Minutes

3-27-19 Agenda

The Committee conducts an annual review of and recommends, as needed, actions to be taken with respect to the bylaws and governance charter related issues to ensure compliance with HUD requirements regarding membership and Board of Directors composition. It oversees the membership application and renewal process.

Chair: Perry Junjulas

Operations Committee

2019 Minutes

2019 Agendas

3-13-19 Minutes

3-13-19 Agenda

The Committee prepares plans for review and approval by the Board, and carries out action plans approved by the Board with respect to: developing and establishing performance targets and outcomes, conducting evaluation and monitoring of program performance (including review of HMIS) and taking action, as warranted, in a constructive and positive manner, establishing written standards, and ensuring compliance with HUD requirements concerning the designation and operation of HMIS.

Chair:     Nancy Andriano
Cochair:    Kaitlyn Walsh

Systems Collaboration Committee

2019 Minutes

2019 Agendas

4-1-19 Minutes

4-1-19 Agenda

The Committee prepares plans for review and approval by the Board with respect to: coordinating with ESG program providers on ESG funding allocations, reporting and evaluation of program outcomes, establishing and operating a system for the assessment of needs of households seeking housing and services, facilitating dialogue and strategic action among public, private, and non-profit sectors to prevent and end homelessness, promoting affordable housing, and consulting and coordinating with the State and City of Albany in the development, updating, and implementation of the Consolidated Plans including established goals.

Chair:    Kristen Giroux
Cochair:    Randy Viele

HMIS Advisory Committee

2019 Minutes

2019 Agendas

3-13-19 Minutes

3-13-19 Agenda

The purpose of this Committee is to work with the HMIS System Administrator to ensure proper and effective HMIS policies and procedures.

Chair:    Allyson Thiessen

Strategic Planning Committee

2019 Minutes

2019 Agendas

The Ad hoc Strategic Planning Committee is responsible for reviewing, preparing, and formulating the Strategic Plan to Prevent, Reduce and Combat Homelessness in Albany County. In order to create a meaningful and up-to-date Plan, the Committee regularly conducts outreach to community stakeholders and analyzes data related to community needs and assets. The Committee reports to the Board on this progress.

Chairs:  Liz Hitt

NOFA Committee

2019 Minutes

2019 Agendas

4-2-19 Minutes

4-2-19 Agenda

The Committee prepares, plans, and makes recommendations for review by the Board of Directors and carries out action plans approved by the Board with respect to the design, operation, and following of a collaborative process for the development of funding applications including funding priorities and the number and type of applicants.

Consumer Advisory Steering Committee

2019 Minutes

2019 Agendas

The Committee prepares, plans, and makes recommendations for review by the Board of Directors and carries out action plans approved by the Board with respect to the design, operation, and following of a collaborative process for the development of funding applications including funding priorities and the number and type of applicants.

Chairs:   Kathy Leyden

Board

Members of the Board

Nancy Andriano
Keith Brown
Mary Campagna
Liz Hitt
Renee Hollinshed
Perry Junjulas
Amy Lacey
Michele McClave
Kevin O’Connor
Frank Pindiak
Christine Rodriguez
Kristen Giroux
Kathy Leyden
Joe Sluszka
Dominick Sondrini
Wendy Wahlberg