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Shelter Monitoring Committee Members

The Shelter Monitoring Committee is authorized to have thirteen (13) Members.  The Mayor appoints three (3) of Committee's Members, the Board of Supervisors appoints six (6) Members, and the Local Homeless Coordinating Board appoints four (4) Members. Member terms are for two years.  

2021-2022 Committee Members:

Jonathan Adler - Chair

Diana Almanza - Vice Chair

Gabriela Avalos - Policy Subcommittee Chair

Cris Plunkett

Brian Edwards

Traci Watson

Lisa Rachowicz

Tomiko Eya

Bryce Dennis

Steven Clark

David Harris


Requirements of Appointees

Committee Members are under normal circumstances required to attend a monthly meeting held the third Wednesday of every month at 10:00 am and to conduct a minimum of two site visits per month. Visits are often conducted after 5:00 pm. Members should allot a minimum of 20 hours per month for site visits and monthly meetings. The term for each seat is normally two years. Bilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

There are currently three vacancies on the Committee.

Interested parties should contact a Committee staff person at 415-255-3642, or email shelter.monitoring@sfgov.org