Current

Committees

Committees are chaired by SARAH staff to solicit input from the membership on policy and planning decisions.  The Membership Council will vote to recommend adoption and/or approval of these policy and planning decisions to the SARAH Board of Directors.

SARAH staff maintains the following Standing Committees of the Board of Directors:

 

Point-in-Time Count Committee

HMIS Governance Committee

Coordinated Entry Committee

Coordinated Outreach Committee

 

Please, visit the SARAH Calendar to view dates of upcoming committee meetings. If you would like more information, email contactsarah@sarahomeless or call us directly.

HMIS Governance

Committee

The HMIS Committee will provide input and approve policies and procedures, a privacy plan, security plan, and data quality plan for the HMIS. The committee will also ensure that the HMIS is administered in compliance with requirements by HUD and the SARAH Memorandum of Understanding Agreement.

 

Final 2016 Data Quality Plan

HMIS Policies & Procedures

 

 

Committee Chair: Katie Vela

When: 3rd Thursday of the Month | 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Where: SAMM TLC | 5922 Blanco Rd. San Antonio, TX. 78216

 

If you would like to learn more about this committee, or are interested in participating in this committee; contact katievela@sarahomeless.org

Point-in-Time Count

Committee

The PIT Committee is responsible for developing standards for the local implementation of the annual census as required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The committee reviews and approves survey methods and coordinates resources needed to perform the count. The committee is open to the public, but agencies funded by the Continuum of Care are encouraged to designate a committee representative.

 

Committee Chair: Luke Leppla

When: 1st Friday of the Month | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Where: Meeting location varies; contact lukeleppla@sarahomeless.org for details

 

If you would like to learn more about this committee, or are interested in participating in this committee; contact lukeleppla@sarahomeless.org

Coordinated Entry 

Committee

The Coordinated Entry Committee (CE) is responsible for developing policies and procedures that govern SAHomelink in Bexar County. The CE Committee is responsible for providing the SARAH Board of Directors with recommendations on policy regarding access, prioritization, and referral performance standards. This committee is made up of homeless service providers along with city and county governments.

 

Committee Chair: Luke Leppla

When: 2nd Monday of the Month | 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Where: American GI Forum | 611 North Flores Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

 

If you would like to learn more about this committee, or are interested in participating in this committee; contact lukeleppla@sarahomeless.org

Coordinated Outreach

Committee

The Coordinated Outreach Committee is responsible for collaboration and communication across agencies, as well as developing standards for the local implementation regarding homeless outreach efforts in Bexar County.  The committee is open to the public, but agencies funded by the Continuum of Care are encouraged to designate a committee representative.

 

Committee Chair: David Row

When: 4th Tuesday of the Month | 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Where: 8401 Datapoint Dr. Suite 500, San Antonio, TX 78229

 

If you would like to learn more about this committee, or are interested in participating in this committee; contact wdavidrow@sarahomeless.org