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Standing Committees 2021-2022

The standing committees of the Board are principally responsible for steering the Council’s programs and priorities on behalf of the Governing Membership. Participation on these committees is the best way to connect with your colleagues from around the country, gleaning from their expertise and offering your own unique insight. Most committees meet once a month via conference call.

Committee participation is open to all Individual Members and staff of Organizational Members. Contact Dott Freeman to learn more.


Chair – Andrew Grimm
Staff Liaison – Michael Durham 
Addresses administrative issues related to HCH grantees and other health centers.

Advancement (formerly Membership & Development) 

Chair – Maureen Neal
Staff Liaison – Andrea Crowe
Guides the development, communications, and membership functions of the Council.

Finance and Personnel

Chair – Trish Grand
Staff Liaison – Melanie Harper
Develops annual budget, monitors expenditures, and authorizes personnel policies.


Chair – Rachel Biggs
Staff Liaison – Regina Reed
Recommends public policy positions and coordinates advocacy on public policy issues.

The Policy Committee runs a subcommittee, the Homeless Mortality Data Workgroup, to share ideas and best practices of how localities carry out homeless mortality/death count work. For more information, contact Rachel Biggs.


Chair – Katherine Diaz Vickery
Staff Liaison – Alaina Boyer
Conducts and promotes research involving HCH projects and to improve policy and practice.


Bylaws of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council (revised 2021)

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