Committee Leadership

COSCDA 2021 Committee Leadership

Community Development
Chair: Joanie Perry-Ward (GA)
Co-Chair: Suzanne Barnard (TX)
Co-Chair: Dennis Porter, (ID)
Co- Chair: Josh Hanford (VT)

Community Development – Disaster Recovery Subcommittee
Chair: Patrick Forbes (LA)
Co-Chair: Heather Lagrone (TX)

Co-Chair: Jane Brogan (NY)

Co-Chair: Susan Naramore (CA)

Co-Chair: Jenny Mason (NE)

Housing
Chair: Rebecca Frawley Wachtel (MA)
Co-Chair: Julia Zaffarano (CO)
Co-Chair: Gloria Paradise (NH)
Co-Chair: Pam Kestner (VA)

Homelessness
Chair: Kathy Possinger (PA)
Co-Chair: Rebekah Zahn (OK)
Co-Chair: Nichele Carver (VA)
Co-Chair: Tricia Davis (UT)

Member Services
Chair: Deborah Johnson (ME)
Co-Chair: Cheryl Brown (UT)

Training and Professional Development Subcommittee
Chair: Jean Noble (AR)
Co-Chair: Donna Enrico (PA)
Co-Chair: Sandra Gunner (LA)

Technology Subcommittee
Deborah Johnson (ME)
Sarah Parsons (MO)
Kent Archer (TN)

Awards Review Subcommittee
Traci Watts (LA)
Nancy Palmer (VA)
Rebecca Frawley Wachtel (MA)
Sharon Deal (ID)
Nichole Hansen (IA)

Nominations and Elections Committee
Cindy Stone (MD)
Keith Heaton (UT)
Iris Payne (NC)

Guiding Committee Appointment Principles:
1. No officers as committee chairs
2. No state has two chairs
3. Generally, seek co-chairs from different states than board members
4. Maximize leadership opportunities for chairs and co-chairs
5. Maximize regional diversity