The Baltimore City Continuum of Care (CoC) is now accepting nominations for the open Board positions listed below. Nominations must be submitted by February 23rd, 2021. Please read this Call for Nominations carefully and in its entirety to ensure full understanding of the process.
Board's Responsibilities The Continuum of Care's Board is responsible for managing the Continuum for Baltimore City. In this capacity, it acts on behalf of the Continuum to fulfill several responsibilities, including the following:
Monitoring and guiding the implementation of the Journey Home priorities
Advising the Mayor of Baltimore City and other key government officials about policies, best practices, and approaches for making homelessness rare and brief.
Designating and working closely with the CoC Collaborative Applicant and HMIS Lead
Homeless or Formerly Homeless Individuals:5 positions
2 positions vacant for youth/young adults (18-24)
1 position vacant for survivor of domestic violence
Homeless and At-Risk of Homeless Service Providers: 2 positions (Eligible candidates are Employees of a funded or non-funded provider agency that primarily serves individuals or families experiencing or at-risk of homelessness)
At-Large Representatives: 2 positions (Eligible candidates are individuals affiliated with agencies who do not primarily focus on homelessness but nonetheless play a critical role and provide necessary resources to address homelessness. i.e representatives of businesses and faith-based entities)
System Leaders:3 positions (Eligible candidates are representatives of public and private agencies with the authority to influence multiple resources and high-level decision-making to address structural issues that impact homelessness. i.e leadership from public schools and public safety)
*Vice Chair Nomination: Please note that The Vice Chair is selected by the CoC Board. Current or new board members may be nominated by the CoC Board for this position.
The documents herein provide further details about each position and important information regarding the nomination process, timeline, and the upcoming election.
To establish your Continuum membership and eligibility to vote, complete and email the Continuum membership form to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also complete the form online.[You do not need to resubmit this form if you have already done so in the past.]
Nomination Process If you would like to nominate yourself or someone else, please submit your nomination (s) by Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021. Instructions for submitting nomination(s) are provided below.