The purpose of the Consortium's governance structure is to ensure orderly operations of the Consortium and is composed of two main parts: the full Consortium and the Governing Council.

OFFICERS

Chair

Cornelius Sanders

7/1/18 – 6/30/19

Vice-Chair

Kimberly Mitchell,

7/1/18 – 6/30/19

Secretary/Treasurer

Herman Dickey

7/1/18 – 6/30/19

 

MEMBERS

At-Large Members
(Elected by the Consortium)

 

Cornelius Sanders
Executive Director, Promise Development Corporation
7/1/2014 – 6/30/2016
7/1/2016 – 06/30/2018
7/1/2018 – 6/30/2020

 

Porsha Goodman
Executive Director, Door of Hope
7/1/2018 – 6/30/2019

 

Immediate Past Chair

Kim Daugherty
Interim Executive Director,
Aging Commission of the Mid-South
7/1/2018 – 6/30/2019

 

Designated Liaisons
(Appointed by Organization)

 

City of Memphis Government Liaison

Kimberly Mitchell
Administrator, Housing & Community Development
Appointed by Mayor of the City of Memphis

 

Shelby County Government Liaison

Osborne Burks
Special Assistant to Mayor Lee Harris
Appointed by the Mayor of Shelby County

 

Multi-cultural and Hispanic Affairs Liaison

(Vacant as of 1/24/2019)

 

Appointed Committee Chairs 

CoC Planning Chair
Elizabeth Fletcher
7/1/2018 – 6/30/2019

Emergency Housing Partnership Chair
Mary Hamlett
Vice-President of Family Programs, MIFA
7/1/2018 – 6/30/2020

 

Youth Committee Chair

Stephanie Bell
OUTMemphis

 

Youth Housing Partnership Board Chair

TBD

 

Representatives – Elected by Consortium

 

Consumer Representative
Tamara Hendrix
7/1/2016 – 6/30/2018
7/1/2018 – 6/30/2020

 

Domestic Violence Representative
Melissa Farrar
7/1/2016 – 6/30/2018
7/1/2018 – 6/30/2020

 

For-Profit Representative
TBD

 

Legal Representative
Shannon McKenna
Memphis Area Legal Services

 

LGBTQ Representative
Phillis Lewis
Family Safety Center

 

Philanthropy Representative
Courtney Leon
Plough Foundation
7/7/17 – 6/30/19

Appointed Representatives – Appointed by Organization they represent

 

Shelby County Schools Homeless Liaison

Dr. Karen Ball
Appointed by Shelby County Schools McKinney-Vento Supervisor

 

Department of Children’s Services Liaison

TBD
Appointed by DCS, Appointed by Shelby Regional

 

Memphis Housing Authority Liaison

Vernua Hanrahan
Appointed by MHA Director

 

Memphis VA Medical Center Liaison

Jacquelyn Taylor-Mays
Appointed by VAMC

 

Designated by Bylaws

 

Lead Agency Executive Director

CAFTH Executive Director
D. Cheré Bradshaw

 

Lead Agency Liaison – Designated by Lead Agency Executive Director

Community Alliance for the Homeless Staff
Herman Dickey
CoC Coordinator