Steering Committee

Co-Chairs: Martha Kenton, Laura Mascuch, Jeannette Ruffins

The current Steering Committee manages the business of the NYC Coalition on the Continuum of Care. The Steering Committee is led by three co-chairs: The Collaborative Applicant, a provider member, and a coalition member. The body consists of twenty-seven voting members who are elected annually to staggered terms.

To learn more about the Steering Committee, please contact Martha Kenton at kentonm@dss.nyc.gov    

2019 CCoC New Governance Structure

The NYC CCoC Steering Committee adopted a new Governance Structure on August 16th. The coalition aims to improve the efficiency and efficacy of the association in meeting CoC needs.  Read the New Governance Structure.

The newly formed Steering Committee will be responsible for implementing the strategic plan developed by the Advisory Council. This governing body will manage the Continuum with a goal to prevent and eradicate homelessness in NYC. 

2020 Steering Committee Elections

Applications for 17 positions of the new Steering Committee are now available. The terms of service for this election are two- or three-years, beginning January 1, 2020. The submission deadline for membership applications is on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 5pm. 


View the committee Membership Application for the following open positions:

  • Two (2) At Large members
  • Four (4) Coalition representatives
  • Four (4) Government representatives
  • Four (4) Persons with Lived Experience
  • Three (3) Providers
Please return completed application to nycccoc@dss.nyc.gov with " 2020 Steering Committee Elections" in the subject line.  For submission by Mail/In Person:

Attn: Amanda Slater
Department of Social Services
150 Greenwich Street, 31 FL.
New York, NY 10007 

If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact Linda Camoin or Emma Cathell

2019 Steering Committee Minutes

Meeting Minutes for September
Meeting Minutes for August
Meeting Minutes for July
Meeting Minutes for June
Meeting Minutes for May
Meeting Minutes for March
Meeting Minutes for February
Meeting Minutes for January