The MIBOSCOC Governance Council is the lead decision-making body and board responsible for planning for the use of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) HEARTH CoC resources and coordinating these funds with other relevant resources in the jurisdiction.
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Meetings of the Governance Council are open to all MI BOSCOC members, but only those appointed to the following positions have voting privileges as representatives of larger organizations/groups.
Membership of the MI BOSCOC Governance Council consists of:
- Providing overall direction and leadership of the process
- Making all formal decisions of the CoC
- Strategic planning and goal setting
- Approving the selection of committee members
- Aligning and coordinating MI BOSCOC and other homeless assistance and mainstream resources
- Establishing priorities for and making decisions about the allocation of COC resources
- Monitoring and evaluating both system wide and individual program performance on established goals
- Receiving reports and recommendations from sub-committees and ad-hoc task groups
- Guiding the annual CoC Consolidated Application (Exhibit 1)
- Ensuring that all necessary activities (e.g. Point in Time count) are being implemented by LPBs.
- Disseminating information to all members
- Reviewing agendas and minutes from meetings
- High level of ethical behavior;
- A working knowledge of homelessness;
- A passion for ending homelessness;
- Familiarity with one or more state or federal funding sources (preferred);
- Capability to work effectively on a team;
- Availability of time to fulfill Governance Council responsibilities;
- Compliance with the CoC Governance Charter and/or applicable policies; and
- Persons nominated for the CoC Governance Council must live, work or represent the population of the MI BOSCOC geographic area.