Board Selection

Continuum of Care (CoC) Board Selection

All voting members gain membership to the Board through the process defined as follows:

Appointed Members

The following will appoint its representative(s) to the Board:

  • Ann Arbor Police
  • City / district / township
  • City of Ann Arbor
  • Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
  • Housing Access for Washtenaw County
  • Housing commissions
  • McKinney-Vento Liaison
  • Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development
  • Public Health
  • Substance Abuse Coordinating Agency
  • Veterans Administration
  • Washtenaw County Board Chair
  • Washtenaw County Sheriff
  • Washtenaw County Community Mental Health
  • Washtenaw Housing Alliance
  • Ypsilanti Police

Representatives for homeless and housing service providers and for CoC non-funded agencies will be appointed by the WHA Operating Committee.

Nominated Members

The following are nominated by the Continuum of Care and selected by the Continuum of Care Board by process outlined below:

  • At-large organizations
  • Homeless / previously homeless individuals
  • Institute of higher education
  • Local businesses / merchants
  • The private funder representative
  • Representatives from the faith community


  1. Any individual or organization interested in serving on the CoC board shall be nominated, either by self-nomination or through nomination by another person; these nominations may be submitted up to the day before the CoC meeting during which the voting will occur
  2. Submitted nominations will be voted on by the CoC membership. This will determine which nominees will be considered by the CoC Board.
  3. The CoC Board shall select nominees from each category by a vote of the appointed CoC members.