HMIS Oversight Committee

If you are interested in joining or have any questions you can contact Rachel Rios-Richardson at 

To Submit Written Public Comment to the HMIS Oversight 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 HMIS Oversight Committee. Written comments should be submitted to Tirza White at, 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 the shelter in place order and COVID-19 pandemic,  the HMIS Oversight Committee will be conducting their meetings online through Zoom until further notice.  The public is welcome to participate or comment by joining the Zoom call. Please see the Zoom information posted in the materials of each meeting.

  • Acts as liaison between the HUD CoC Committee and the HMIS Lead Agency, with the following responsibilities:
    • Reviews data quality reports and recommends a quality improvement program to the HUD COC Committee
    • Takes appropriate action to ensure accountability and improved performance per approved program.
  • Ensures compliance with federal requirements.
  • Supports and protects the rights and privacy of service users.
  • Collaborate with the HMIS Lead on all policies the HMIS Lead is required to develop including Privacy, Security, and Data Quality Plans as required by federal regulation.
  • Conducts an annual review of HMIS performance and functionality, using the HMIS work plan to measure progress.
HMIS Oversight Seating Structure and Roster
Co-Chair, votingMike KellerEOCPData Quality or HMIS End user
Co-Chair, votingNic MingSocial Action WheelData Quality
VotingTunisia OwensFamily Violence Law CenterHUD CoC Committee
VotingJosh JacobsCity of BerkeleyCoordinated Entry Lead
VotingMichelle OgburnAbode ServicesCoordinated Entry Lead
VotingMartha EliasHCSACE Management Entity
VotingJonathan RussellBACSData Quality or HMIS End user
StaffKatie HaverlyEveryone HomeCoC Lead
StaffAlex BakerHCDHMIS Lead
StaffJohn NoeHCDHMIS Lead
January 15, 2020 March 11th 2020, March 13, 2020 - HMIS Restructure Working Group March 20, 2020 - HMIS Restructure Working Group March 27, 2020 - HMIS Restructure Working Group April 8th, 2020 May 13, 2020 June 10, 2020 August 12, 2020 September 9, 2020 October 14, 2020 November 13, 2020 Notes from 2018 Meetings Notes from 2019 Meetings
January 13, 2021 February 10, 2021 March 10, 2021 April 14, 2021 June 9, 2021 August 17, 2021 September 8, 2021 October 13, 2021 November 10, 2021

If you are interested in joining or have any questions you can contact Rachel Rios-Richardson at