The Ohio BoSCoC currently has nine standing committees/workgroups. Additional workgroups are added as needed. Following is a list and descriptions of the current BoSCoC committees/workgroups.
The BoSCoC Board (also referred to as the CoC Board) is the primary planning body for the BoSCoC. Its members are responsible for making recommendations on policy decisions and reviewing and approving the work of the Steering Committee. In addition, the CoC Board approves the project evaluation process and completion of the CoC application for HUD funding. Members include housing and homeless service providers, funders, advocates, and a representative from every BoSCoC Homeless Planning Region.
The BoSCoC Board meets on a quarterly basis. Meeting dates, meeting minutes, and the current board member list can be found below.
BoSCoC Steering Committee:
The Steering Committee is responsible for leading and engaging in most of the work related to maintenance of the Ohio BoSCoC and submission of the annual CoC Program application. Committee members also develop the application process plan, review and score HUD applications submitted by BoSCoC members, and engage in long-term CoC strategic planning. Members of the committee include the Board chair and staff of ODSA, COHHIO, and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The Steering Committee meets on a monthly basis. Meeting dates and the current committee member list can be found below.
BoSCoC Performance and Outcomes Committee:
The Performance and Outcomes Committee is responsible for developing and implementing plans for the monitoring of BoSCoC homeless programs as well as the BoSCoC sytem, with an emphasis on outcomes. Committee members engage in the development of program performance improvement plans, and provide input to the Steering Committee and BoSCoCBoard regarding renewal programs/outcomes for the CoC application process. The Committee is also responsible for the development and management of plans for system-wide performance.
The Performance and Outcomes Committee meets on a monthly basis. Meeting dates and the current committee member list can be found below.
BoSCoC Project Evaluation and Ranking Workgroup:
The Project Evaluation and Ranking Workgoup develops the annual project evaluation process that is used to evaluate, score, and rank renewal CoC projects and facilitate funding recommendations for projects included in the annual CoC consolidated application. Membership includes COHHIO CoC staff, ODSA staff, and members of the BoSCoC Board.
The Project Evaluation and Ranking Workgroup meets on a bi-monthly basis in the months preceding and during the annual CoC application period.
Meeting dates and the current committee member list can be found below.
BoSCoC HMIS Core Group and HMIS Advisory Committees:
The HMIS Core Group coordinates statewide HMIS training, technical assistance, and data collection for all Ohio BoSCoC HMIS-participating providers. Membership includes all COHHIO HMIS staff and representatives from ODSA.
The HMIS Advisory Committee is responsible for providing community feedback on HMIS implementation related activities and issues. Membership includes COHHIO HMIS staff and representatives of HMIS-participating agencies.
The Core Group meets on a monthly basis and the Advisory Committee meets quarterly. Meeting dates and the current committee member lists can be found below.
BoSCoC Veterans Homelessness Workgroup:
The Veterans Homelessness Workgroup is responsible for leading the Ohio BoSCoC Response to Veterans Homelessness. More information can be found on the Veterans Homelessness page.
BoSCoC Chronic Homeless Workgroup:
The Chronic Homeless Workgroup will lead the systems response to ending chronic homelessness in the BoSCoC. More information can be found on the Chronic Homeless page.
BoSCoC Coordinated Entry Workgroup:
The Coordinated Entry Workgroup is responsible for leading the work related to Coordinated Entry in the BoSCoC. More information can be found on the Coordinated Entry page.