Working to End Homelessness in Maryland
The Board of Directors (current as of April 1, 2019) are:
- Ken Allread ( Chairperson) – Executive Director, Advocates for Homeless Families
- Ken Oldham (Vice Chairperson) – President and CEO, United Way of Frederick County
- Mike Spurrier (Secretary) – Director, Frederick Community Action Agency
- Shannon Aleshire – CEO, Mental Health Association of Frederick County
- Monica Beardon – Director, Frederick County Division of Citizen Services
- Sister Martha Beaudoin – Administrator, Seton Center
- Peter Brehm – Vice Chair, The Frederick Center
- Nick Brown – Executive Director, Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs
- Betsy Day – President and CEO, Community Foundation of Frederick County
- Sarah Drennan – Assistant Director, Frederick County Behavioral Health Services
- Arnold Farlow – Executive Director, Frederick Rescue Mission
- Ed Hinde – Executive Director, Student Homelessness Initiative Partnership (SHIP) of Frederick County
- Inga James – President and Executive Director, Heartly House
- Pippa McCullough – Executive Director, Mental Health Management Agency of Frederick County
- Shirley Shores – Treasurer and Manager of the Emergency Relief Fund , Brunswick Ecumenical Assistance Committee on Needs
- Captain Dwight Sommers – Commander, Operational Services Bureau, Frederick Police Department
- Cynthia Terl – Community Outreach Director, Wells House
- Bruce Zavos – President, ZA+D and Chair, Frederick County Affordable Housing Council
The Board of Directors meet monthly in closed meetings which are open to the public.
The Coalition also maintains a number of standing committees, including:
- Executive Committee, which is responsible for establishing agendas for the Coalition.
- Governance Committee, which is responsible for recruiting and interviewing prospective members of the Board of Directors, and recruiting, interviewing and nominating directors to serve as officers of the Coalition.
- Grants and Oversight Committee, which is responsible for the coordination and prioritization of competitive grants related to shelter, housing, and homeless services for which the Coalition has oversight responsibility or a mandated role.
- Education and Advocacy Committee, which is responsible for raising public awareness related to the mission of the Coalition.