Tuesday, July 15: Annual VCEH Elections and GA Housing Rules Comments

The next meeting for the Vermont Coalition to End Homelessness is our annual meeting and will occur on Tuesday, July 15 at the Chandler Music Hall (71-73 Main, Randolph, VT).  Elections for Steering Committee members and important discussions concerning VCEH Standing Rules and our budget will take place.  The meeting will be called to order at 10am.

Directly following the meeting there will be a special GA housing rules stakeholder meeting (see below for more info).

As warned at the June meeting, elections will be held for Steering Committee members and officers.  The nominating committee has approached the following individuals to serve on next year’s Steering Committee:

Co-Chairs: Kathy Metras and Sara Kobylenski

Treasurer: Dawn Butterfield
Secretary: Jan Rossier

Daniel Blankenship

Pat Burke
Josh Davis

MaryEllen Mendl
Jeanne Montross
Whitney Nichols

Sarah Phillips

Brian Smith


Any other nominations are welcome from the floor.

The special GA housing rules stakeholder meeting following regular VCEH business will start at 11:30am.  DCF is preparing to amend the General Assistance temporary housing rules and would like feedback from the housing community on potential areas for change. Representatives of DCF’s General Assistance program will present an overview of some proposed areas of change to the rules.

Materials for the meeting:
Meeting Agenda
Draft June Meeting Minutes and Warming Shelter Discussion Minutes
VCEH Standing Rules (Current)
June After Hours Housing 211 Report
HSG Report for AHS (June 2014)

Materials from June’s Meeting to Review:
Treasurer’s Report to VCEH Membership
Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence’s Housing Rights Handout
Visualization of Participants’ One Word Description of Warming Shelter Event
GA – EA Temp Housing Data (August 2013 – May 2014)

We hope you can attend the meeting in person, but if you are unable to, please dial-in at 1-866-244-8528 and use the participant access code 324359. Please note if you are calling in it may be difficult to hear.

Look forward to seeing you on Tuesday!