MDHI Board of Directors & Committees
The MDHI Executive Committee consists of the board president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, and immediate past president. This committee meets monthly prior to the Board meeting to set the Board agenda and to oversee the CoC process.
The MDHI Finance Committee reviews MDHI income and expenditures, develops, reviews, and oversees financial systems and operations, and assists in identifying and securing operational funds.
The Governance Committee actively recruits new Board members, interviews prospective candidates, and recommends a slate of candidates to the Board for yearly elections and as vacancies arise. The Governance Committee also provides leadership and oversight of development and implementation of a CoC Governance Charter.
Regional Governance Council & Committees
The purpose of the Regional Governance Council is to set and review community policies and standards as well as oversee its constituent committees.
The purpose of the Community Design Team is to improve the use of the OneHome coordinated entry system.
The MDHI Rapid Re-housing committee works to shift the perspective of the community on the efficacy of rapid re-housing and develops community standards.
The MDHI Employment Committee works to cultivate strong employer networks based on relationships between job seekers who have experienced homelessness, employers, and employment specialists.
Resource Council & Committees
The purpose of the Resource Council is to minimize service gaps by maximizing the efficiency of housing resources.
The CoC Program’s Notice of Funding Available (NOFA) is a community process that requires year-round planning and coordination. MDHI leads the process for the Metro Denver region’s annual HUD CoC NOFA application. Each year MDHI brings in over $25 million to the CoC. As part of the application process, this committee reviews program applications and develops preliminary ranking recommendations.
System Performance Council & Committees
The purpose of the System Performance Council is to maximize the efficiency of the homelessness system through to effective collection and interpretation of data.
The MDHI Process Improvement Committee monitors system-wide data to evaluate program outcomes and identify opportunities for improvement.
The MDHI Data Governance Committee is responsible for optimizing data collection.
The MDHI Equity and Accessibility Committee seeks to improve the equity of client outcomes and to actively reverse racial inequality present throughout homelessness services.
The purpose of this committee is to plan and coordinate the annual PIT count across the Metro Denver region. The committee works with MDHI staff to carry out the HUD PIT directives, organize participating agencies and volunteers, and provide recommendations to ensure a complete count that incorporates all populations (veterans, youth, individuals, families) and locations (sheltered and unsheltered).
Stakeholder Advisory Council & Committees
The purpose of the Stakeholder Advisory Council is to engage community stakeholders in dialogue to better understand the realistic state of homelessness and gage the effectiveness of the current homeless crisis response network. Its committees work with the MDHI Board and staff to make recommendations, develop programs, share best practices, and promote regional collaboration.
The MDHI Coordinating Committee is a venue for MDHI stakeholders to network with regional partners, discuss pertinent topics and to share and receive updates on regional and local efforts to end homelessness in Metro Denver.
The purpose of the YAB is to integrate at-risk and homeless youth into a social system that advocates for their safety and well-being.