System Coordination Committee

To Submit Written Public Comment to the System Coordination Committee

Persons who are unable to attend the Committee meeting may submit, by the time the meeting proceedings begin, written comments regarding an Agenda Item in the meeting. Comments which include “for Public Distribution” in either the title and/or body of the email or letter will be made part of the official public record and brought to the attention of the SCC Committee. Written comments should be submitted to Ja’Nai Aubry, or via mail: 1271 Washington Ave., #619, San Leandro, CA 94577. Due to the Shelter In Place, there may be a delay in staff receiving written comments submitted by mail.

Due to concerns about COVID 19, until further notice, the SCC will be conducting their meetings online through zoom.  The public is welcome to participate or comment by joining the zoom call. Please see the zoom information posted in the pre-materials for each meeting.  

System Coordination Committee is delegated certain responsibilities of the HUD COC Committee that require the coordination and implementation of a housing and service system within its geographic area, including the responsibility to:

  • Convene system-wide stakeholders for coordinated planning and improvement of the Housing Crisis Response System
  • Review the performance and operations of the Housing Crisis Response System to determine if they are:
    • Consistent with approved principles, policies, and standards
    • Fair and transparent
    • Compliant with funding regulations
    • Working well and meeting performance benchmarks
  • Adopt and recommend changes to policies, standards, procedures, resources, and tools in order to improve the Housing Crisis Response System
  • Fulfill designated responsibilities of the HUD CoC Committee, including the annual submission of the Housing Crisis Response System Manual and the HUD CE Compliance Review to the HUD CoC Committee for approval
  • Establish and convene subcommittees and working groups to facilitate coordination, effective operations, and on-going improvement
Daniel Cooperman Housing and Community Development Manager Alameda County Housing and Community Development
Lara Tannenbaum Manager City of Oakland
Vivan Wan Chief Operating Officer Abode Services
Calleene Egan Executive Director Berkeley Food and Housing Project
C’mone Falls Special Operations City of Oakland and HUD CoC
Gloria Wroten At-large Representative n/a
Helen Ayala Shelter Coordinator Ruby’s Place
Kate Hart (Chair) Director of Programs SAVE (Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments)
Kerry Abbott Director of Homeless Care and Coordination HCSA
Fina Perez (Chair) Program Specialist Alameda County Probation Department
Alison DeJung Executive Director Eden I&R
Jessica Lobedon Management Analyst City of Hayward
Jamie Almanza Executive Director Bay Area Community Services

For more information about the committee, please contact Ja’Nai Aubry at