Tuolumne County Homelessness Committee

Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Tuolumne County Homelessness Committee is to serve the County Board of Supervisors, by advising on policy and practices related to services and programs that affect the County’s residents who are currently, or at risk of experiencing homelessness. 

Authorizing Legislation

  • Board Action 8/16/2022 – Approval to modify the membership of the Tuolumne  County Commission on Homelessness, nullify the bylaws adopted on 8/10/21,  direct the Commission to adhere to the County’s Board of Supervisors  Committees and Commission Rules, and approve appointments to fill vacancies.
  • Board Action on 2/16/2021 – Creating Homeless Advisory Committee
  • Board Action on 4/6/2021 – Modify the Membership
  • Board Action on 8/10/2021 – Change the name to Tuolumne County Commission on Homelessness, Modify the Membership, and Approve Bylaws

Membership 

  • Board of Supervisors (1)
    • David Goldemberg, District 1
  • Members of the public (5), one from each Supervisorial District
    • Colette Such, District 1
    • Shelley Muniz, District 2
    • Larry Barsetti, District 3
    • Dana Butow, District 4
    • Jeanette Lambert, District 5
  • Representative from Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency (1)
    • Joe Bors, Executive Director
  • Representatives from the City of Sonora (1)
    • Andy Merrill
  • Representative from the Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California (1)
    • LeeAnn Hatton
  • Representative from the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians (1)
    • Darla Merlin
  • Representative Tuolumne County Business Council
    • Tom Crosby
  • Representative Tuolumne County Sheriff
    • Bill Pooley
  • Representative from Tuolumne County Veterans Services (1)
    • Kris Albrecht
  • Representative Local Services Provider (1)
    • Interfaith, Cathie Peacock
  • Representatives from the Affected Population (1)
    • Jennifer Salazar
  • Non-voting Advisers (7)
    • Representative from the Central Sierra Continuum of Care Youth Advisory Board 
    • Representative from the District Attorney's Office 
    • Representative from Health & Human Services 
    • Representative from Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools
    • Representative from Adventist Health Sonora 
    • Representative from local law enforcement 
    • Tuolumne County Homeless Services Coordinator

Regular Scheduled Meetings

All meetings will be held according to the Brown Act. Meeting agendas will be posted for the public's awareness and public participation will be encouraged.


Tuolumne County Homelessness Committee - Regular Meetings for 2023:

  • Thursday, January 12 @ 9 AM 
    Meeting Location: In Person; Sonora Main Library Meeting Room, 480 Greenley Rd., Sonora
  • Thursday, February 9 @ 5:30 PM
    Meeting Location: In Person; Sonora Main Library Meeting Room, 480 Greenley Rd., Sonora 
  • Thursday, March 9 @ 9 AM
    Meeting Location: In Person; EOC Meeting Room, 18440 Striker Court, off Tuolumne Rd.
  • Thursday, April 13 @ 9 AM
    Meeting LocationIn Person; Location to be determined

Principal Staff

Direct staff support to the committee will be provided by the Homeless Services Coordinator and other county staff as needed. 

Michael Roberson, Homeless Services Coordinator - MRoberson@co.tuolumne.ca.us

Links to Agendas and Additional Information