Continuum of Care Board Nomination & Election

The Office of Care Coordination on behalf of the Orange County Continuum of Care (CoC) is facilitating the annual CoC Board Seat Nomination and Selection process.

The Orange County CoC Board is charged with responsibilities and authorities on behalf of the General Members of the Orange County CoC. The Orange County CoC is comprised of a governing board that represents the stakeholder groups as detailed in the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act.

The Office of Care Coordination is now accepting applications for the following CoC Board expiring seats and seat vacancy:

Expiring Seats 

  • One (1) Public Housing Authority (PHA) Representative
  • One (1) Homeless or Formerly Homeless Individual Representative
  • One (1) Domestic Violence Agency Representative
  • One (1) At-Large Seat: Behavioral Health Expertise
  • One (1) At-Large Seat: Faith-Based Representation
  • One (1) At-Large Seat: Health Care Expertise
  • Four (4) At-Large Seats with Expertise on Homeless Services and/or Subpopulation focus:
    • Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)
    • Diversion
    • LGBTQ
    • People with disabilities
    • Prevention
    • Rapid Rehousing
    • Older Adults

Seat Vacancy

  • One (1) seat for Expertise on Homeless Services of Families.

CoC Board Seat Nominating Period

The Office of Care Coordination is now accepting nominations for the CoC Board seats listed. The CoC Board nominating period will be held from Friday, November 18, 2022, through Friday, December 2, 2022.

To self-nominate or nominate a candidate(s), please email the Office of Care Coordination at CareCoordination@ocgov.com with the subject line "CoC Board Nomination". In your email, provide the following information for the candidate you are nominating:

  • Name
  • Email
  • Phone Number
  • Have you alerted this person you are nominating them?

The Office of Care Coordination will collect and confirm nominations. Once confirmed, candidates will be asked to complete a Candidate Interest Form to provide more information regarding the qualifications and experience the candidate brings to the position. 

Completed candidate interest forms are due to the Office of Care Coordination by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2022. Please submit completed forms to CareCoordination@ocgov.com with the subject line "CoC Board Candidate Interest Form".

CoC General Membership

As approved by the CoC Board on November 16, 2022, the revised CoC Governance Charter states that a CoC Board member must be CoC General Member, either as an agency or individual.

Please visit the CoC General Membership webpage for details relating to the CoC General Membership roster and application form. All new or updated CoC General Membership Forms are to be submitted to CareCoordination@ocgov.com by Friday, December 2, 2022.

2022-23 CoC Board Nominating and Selection Timeline

DATE TIMELINE TASKS   
October 11, 2022

CoC Nominating Committee convenes to review CoC Board Governance Charter and facilitate annual CoC Board nominating and selection process

November 8, 2022

CoC Board Governance Charter recommended revisions reviewed by Policies, Procedures and Standards (PPS) Committee for recommendation to the CoC Board

November 16, 2022

CoC Board to review and take action on CoC Board Governance Charter revisions, as recommended by the CoC Nominating Committee and PPS Committee

November 18, 2022

Nomination period opens

November 21, 2022

Virtual overview of nomination and selection process to the CoC General Membership.

December 2, 2022

Nomination period closes

Candidate Interest Forms are due

New and Updated CoC General Membership Forms due

December 5 – 7, 2022

Nominee Interviews facilitated by CoC Nominating Committee

December 8, 2022

CoC Nominating Committee to recommend candidates for selection by the CoC General Membership

December 12, 2022

Virtual Candidate Meet and Greet

Voting period opens

December 16, 2022

Voting period closes at 12pm

December 21, 2022

Candidates with the most votes are presented to the CoC Board for ratification


CoC Board Nominating and Selection Process Resources