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Meets virtually on the last Wednesday of each month at 10:30 am.


Pictured in no particular order:

Denise Cloward-ATCAA 

Stephen Hernandez- BFHP, Veterans

Kristen Stranger- Calaveras HHS 

Steve Boyack- Tuolumne HHS

Chevon Kothari- Mariposa Health and Human Services

Jerry Cadotte- Sierra Hope Calaveras

Lee Kimball- Calaveras Health and Human Services

Kai Kovmotas- BFHP Roads Home Veterans

Dave Carlton- ATCAA HMIS Manager

Terri Peresan- Mariposa Health and Human Services

Derek MeGinnis- VA

Lydia Arre- Mariposa HHS

Nai Sosongklia-Catholic Charities

Mayra Fiarcia-Catholic Charities

Debra Barcelles- Mariposa Alliance ,Domestic Violence

Hal Nolen-Mariposa Alliance Shelter lead

Audra Signes- Alliance for you

Larry Nunez-Victory Village –Veterans

Guy Searcy- Victory Village –Veterans

Anthony Elopre-Catholic Charites

Staci Johston- Calaveras Mariposa Community Action Agency

Bruce Giudici-ATCAA

Bethany Ford- Amador HHS

Mary Rutikanga- City of Sonora

Sheila Shanahan- Tuolumne County, Housing

Arron Donald-DRAIL

Andrea Mccaffrey-Catholic Charities

Kelli Coane- The Resource Connection, Calaveras DV

CSCoC  Members

Membership is free and is open to individuals and organizations concerned with the development and coordination of homeless assistance programs. To become a member, learn more and download a membership application here.

Download our current member list by organization here

Central Sierra CoC Board: The Central Sierra Continuum of Care (CSCoC) Board is elected by CSCoC membership to serve as the governing body and help accomplish CSCoC's mission to prevent, reduce, and end homelessness through effective and coordinated services. The Board shall have the power to act on behalf of and in the best interest of CSCoC. Download our current Board Membership here.


Denise Cloward (Chair)

Housing Director, Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency

Serving Amador and Tuolumne Counties


Kia Phillips (Vice-Chair)

Berkeley Food and Housing

Serving all counties

Emily Graham (Secretary)

Planning Manager, Mother Lode Job Training

Serving all counties

Steve Boyak (Treasurer)
Assistant Director, Tuolumne County Health & Human Services

Serving Tuolumne County

COMMITTEES - Download Member List (Updated 08-03-2022)

Governing Board and Executive Committee

Coordinated Entry Committee

Veterans Action Committee, aka Veterans Interdisciplinary Team

Point-In-Time Committee

CES/HMIS Committee

ESG and Other Fund Development Committee

Review and Ranking Committee

Governance and Strategic Planning Committee


Central Sierra Continuum of Care: Governance Charter

A Continuum of Care (CoC) is the group organized to coordinate homeless housing, service, and prevention activities within a defined geographic area.  A CoC Charter is required by the federal Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2009 (HEARTH Act)  and Interim Rule to define the structure and responsibilities of the CoC.  Key areas of CoC responsibility defined under the HEARTH Act include:

  • Operating the CoC

  • Designating and operating a Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)

  • CoC planning

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Above: Jerry Cadotte of Sierra Hope and Denise Cloward, Housing Director, ATCAA.

Below: Just a few of our CSCoC members attending a monthly meeting.

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