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Shelter Monitoring Committee Members

The Shelter Monitoring Committee has thirteen (13) members.  The Mayor appoints three (3) of the Committee members, the Board of Supervisors appoints six (6) of the Committee members, and the Local Homeless Coordinating Board appoints four (4) of the Committee members. Member terms are for two years.  The most current term ends on December 31, 2021.

2019-2020 Committee Members:

Jonathan Adler - Chair

Diana Almanza - Vice Chair

Gabriela Avalos - Policy Subcommittee Chair

Brian Edwards

Traci Watson

Lisa Rachowicz

Tomiko Eya


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, which are usually 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 six vacancies on the Committee.

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