Michigan Interagency Council on Homelessness

Executive Order 2015-2, issued by Governor Rick Snyder in January of 2015, created the Michigan Interagency Council on Homelessness. The Council is designed to develop, adopt and update a 10-year plan to end homelessness. The 10-year plan shall include evidence-based improvements to programs and policies that will ensure services and housing are provided in an efficient, cost-effective, and productive manner. The plan shall be coordinated and tailored with the Federal Strategic Plan, "Opening Doors," to meet the needs of this state's homeless population. The Council will consist of 13 members and is housed within the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.

Statute
Executive Order 2015-2


Members 
 
Patrick Patterson, DeWitt
Term expires 1/31/18
General Public
 
Kristin Brady, Traverse City
Term expires 1/31/18
General Public 
 
Colleen O’Brien, Clarkston
Term expires 1/31/18
Representative of the Courts 
 
Michael Radke, Okemos
Term expires 1/31/18
Designee of the Director of the Department of Education 
 
Mark Hoffman, Mason
Term expires 1/31/18
Designee of the Director of the Department of Natural Resources 
 
Phil Cavanagh, Redford
Term expires 1/31/19
General Public
 
Tom Combs, Highland
Term expires 1/31/19
Designee of the Director of the Department of Corrections
 
Janet Kaley, East Lansing
Term expires 1/31/19
Designee of the Executive Director of the Children’s Services Agency
 
Paul Kaiser VanDam, East Lansing
Term expires 1/31/19
Designee of the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services
 
Dennis Sturtevant, West Olive
Term expires 1/31/21
General Public 
 
Rachel Poole, Sunfield
Term expires 1/31/21
Designee of the Director of the Department of Technology, Management, and Budget
 
Kelly Rose, DeWitt
Term expires 1/31/21
Designee of the Director of Michigan State Housing Development Authority 
 

 Kristina Leonardi, Davison
Term expires 1/31/21
Designee of the Director of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs