• HUD Grant Management and Oversight• Act as a Community Advocate for Homelessness• Assess Community Needs• Expand Appropriate Housing Options• Increase Collaboration Across Systems• Reduce Homeless Population• Prevent Homelessness
Membership CouncilThe SARAH Membership Council serves as the primary source of expertise and program implementation for theBoard of Directors ("Board"). Responsibilities include providing input, expertise, and council-approvedrecommendations to SARAH staff and the Board regarding all matters relating to Continuum of Care ("COC")responsibilities, policies, and procedures, including but not limited to:
• Strategic planning for the COC• Coordinated entry• Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)• Project compliance• Data quality• Training• Community planning• Resource planning and allocation• Housing Inventory count• Point-In-Time count• Coordination of COC with other community resources• Establishing workgroups as needed to perform COC functions
Active MembershipAny Agency, composed of one or more employees, which commits resources or whose activities encompass thespectrum of services directed at the San Antonio/Bexar County homeless population may be considered forActive Membership. Each Agency must submit an application for membership to SARAH’s Executive Director andwill be approved for membership by a majority vote by the SARAH Board of Directors. Each approved agency willhave one vote on the Membership Council. Members shall be designated as either an 'Active' or 'Associate'member.