Maricopa Regional Continuum of Care Committee

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Jacki Taylor
Save the Family Foundation of Arizona

Vice Chair
Ursula Strephans

Human Services Planner
Kinari Patel

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The Continuum of Care Committee

The Continuum of Care Committee is a collaborative of cross-sector stakeholders providing housing and services to people experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County. The purpose of the Committee is to leverage relationships and diverse expertise to actively advance the broad community goals of preventing and ending homelessness throughout the region. The Committee provide input and recommendations to the Continuum of Care Board and communicate to the community.

Jacki Taylor, Executive Director
Save the Family, Chair
Ursula Stephens, Chief Operating Officer,
Central Arizona Shelter Services, Vice Chair
Alfred Edwards, State Homeless Coordinator,
Arizona Department of Economic Security
Kathy Di Nolfi, Chief Program Officer,
A New Leaf
Linda Elliott, Executive Director,
Blythe Fitzharris, PhD, Adult System of Care Coordinator,
Mercy Maricopa Integrated Health
Vicki Helland, Community Bridges Michelle Jameson, Program Director,
U.S. Vets - Phoenix
Nicole Janich, Research Specialist,
Arizona State University
Mattie Lord, Chief Program Officer,
Laura Magruder, M.Ed, Chief Executive Officer,
The Flat House, Maggie's Place
Linda Mushkatel, Board of Directors,
Lodestar Day Resource Center
Shane Groen, Special Initiatives Director,
Arizona Housing Coalition
Sara Sims, McKinney-Vento School Liaison,
Phoenix Elementary School District
Barbara Sloan, Executive Director,
Family Services, The Salvation Army
Stefanie Smith, Supportive Housing Supervisor,
Native American Connections
Charles Sullivan, Director of Housing,
Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation
Sheila Harris, Acting Executive Director,
Human Services Campus
Keith Thompson, Executive Director/CEO,
Phoenix Shanti Group
John Wall, Supportive Housing Director,
Arizona Housing, Inc.
Brandi Whisler, Director of Outpatient Services,
Circle the City
Andrea Williams, PhD, Program Coordinator,
Southwest Behavioral and Health Services
Barbara Lewkowitz, Executive Director,
Justa Center
Stephanie Small, Community Services Director,
City of Glendale
Kim Van Nimwegen, Homeless Coordinator,
City of Tempe

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About MAG

The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is a Council of Governments (COG) that serves as the regional planning agency for the metropolitan Phoenix area.

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