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Department of Health Services

Sonoma County Homeless Coalition

Homeless Coalition Board Roster

The Sonoma County Homeless Coalition Board is the governing body that determines policy and acts as the Homeless Coalition’s decision-making group.

Homeless Coalition Board Roster 2023

City of Santa Rosa Seat:

  • Natalie Rogers, City of Santa Rosa

City of Petaluma Seat:

  • Dennis Pocekay, City of Petaluma

Board of Supervisors Seat:

  • Chris Coursey, BOS County of Sonoma

County of Sonoma Seat:

  • Martha Cheever, Sonoma County Community Development Commission

Northern Region Seat:

  • Margaret Sluyk, Reach for Home

Sonoma Valley Seat:

  • Ron Wellander, City of Sonoma

Western Region Seat:

  • Una Glass, City of Sebastopol

Rohnert Park and Cotati Seat:

  • Jackie Elward, City of Rohnert Park

Largest Homeless Services Agency Seat:

  • Jennielynn Holmes, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa

Homeless Service Provider Seat:

  • Chris Cabral, Committee on the Shelterless (COTS)

Licensed Health Care Organization Seat:

  • Benjamin Leroi, Santa Rosa Community Health

Adult Lived Experience Seat:

  • Chessy Etheridge, Community Member

TAY Lived Experience Seat:

  • Cheyenne McConnell, Community Member

Homeless Advocacy Organization Seat:

  • Dannielle Danforth, West County Community Services

At Large Seat:

  • Don Schwartz, City of Sebastopol
  • Kristi Lozinto, Ya-Ka-Ama Indian Education and Development

Tribal Designated Seat:

  • Angelica Smith, Manchester-Point Arena Band of Pomo Indians