Elections

STEERING COMMITTEE NOMINATIONS

The Denton County Homeless Coalition accepts nominations annually.

If you are interested in joining this work group or would like to nominate someone, please complete the online Nomination Form.

Steering Committee is 20 elected seats focusing on the factors that create homelessness and the supports available.

Commitment and requirements:

  • Steering committee member term is 2 years. Elections are annual.
  • Chair 1 year term elected annually. Chair must be an elected member of the Steering Committee.
  • Appointed Positions are 1 year Terms
  • Member must fit in one of the available slots by related work or personal affiliation
  • Steering committee member and/or chair must commit to being active and present in the DCHC and its activities
  • Attend a monthly steering committee meeting on the last Wednesday of each month from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    Attend General Body Meetings on the First Wednesday of Even numbered months 3:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m.

CURRENT STEERING COMMITTEE

AFFILIATION REPRESENTATIVE: TERM, NAME*, AGENCY (*Alpha by last name)
Positions up for election italics.

NONPROFIT
2018 Daphne’ Adams CCA

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
2017 Stephanie Aguilar Denton County Friends of the Family

COMMUNITY MEMBER
2017 Jennifer Bekker City of Denton

LEGAL
2018 Donna Bloom Denton County Friends of the Family

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
2017 Nathaniel Dears DC MHMR Connections

EDUCATION
2017 Roxanne Del Rio North Central Texas College

COMMUNITY MEMBER
2018 Leigh Duncan-Timm AbleDisabled

FOOD SECURITY
2017 Brenda Jackson Our Daily Bread

AFFORDABLE HOUSING
2018 Dr. Mary Jones UNT

RELIGIOUSLY AFFILIATED
2017 Katie Klein Cooper Creek UMC

HEALTH CARE
2017 Alice Masciarelli Denton Community Health Clinic

COC REPRESENTATIVE
2018 Jordan McCarty DC MHMR

EMERGENCY SHELTER
2017 Debbie Millican MKOC, DCHC, ODB

EMERGENCY SERVICES – (Police, Fire)
2017 Frank Padgett City of Denton Police Department

CHILDREN/YOUTH
2018 Jessica Pool Journey to Dream, CHAIR

WORKFORCE/EMPLOYMENT
2017 Carla Ruge Denton ISD

VETERANS
2018 Ginger Simonson Denton County Military Veteran Peer Network

HOMELESS/FORMERLY HOMELESS
2018 Mary Wilson

APPOINTED BY STEERING COMMITTEE

Appointed: Brittni Barnett Town of Flower Mound, (HUD Funded City)
Appointed: Sarah Carroll City of Frisco, (HUD Funded City)
Appointed: Katie Chapman, Giving Hope, Inc. (PIT Count Chair)
Appointed: Courtney Cross United Way of Denton County, Inc. (DCHLT)
Appointed: Ashleigh Feryan City of Lewisville, (HUD Funded City)
Appointed: Katherine Gonzales United Way of Denton County, Inc. (HMIS)
Appointed: Danielle Shaw City of Denton, (HUD Funded City)

General body approval process:

  • Distribute nomination/volunteer forms in October
  • Electronic ballot by email in November
  • New committee starts in December and elects new chair for steering committee

NOMINATE ONLINE – Nomination Form

Elections Dec 4, 2017.