Governing Council (2018-19 Term)

Officers

Chair

Cornelius Sanders
7/1/18 – 6/30/19

Vice-Chair

Kimberly Mitchell
7/1/18 – 6/30/19

 

Members

At-Large Members
(Elected by the Consortium)

 

Cornelius Sanders
Executive Director, Promise Development Corporation
7/1/2014 – 6/30/2016
7/1/2016 – 06/30/2018
7/1/2018 – 6/30/2020

 

Porsha Goodman
Executive Director, Door of Hope
7/1/2018 – 6/30/2019

 

Immediate Past Chair

Kim Daugherty
Interim Executive Director,
Aging Commission of the Mid-South
7/1/2018 – 6/30/2019

  

City of Memphis Government Liaison

Kimberly Mitchell
Administrator, Housing & Community Development
Appointed by Mayor of the City of Memphis

 

Shelby County Government Liaison

Osborne Burks
Special Assistant to Mayor Lee Harris
Appointed by the Mayor of Shelby County

 

Multi-cultural and Hispanic Affairs Liaison

(Vacant as of 1/24/2019)

 

Appointed Committee Chairs 

CoC Planning Chair

Elizabeth Fletcher
7/1/2018 – 6/30/2019

Emergency Housing Partnership Chair

Mary Hamlett
Vice-President of Family Programs, MIFA
7/1/2018 – 6/30/2020

 

Youth Committee Chair

Stephanie Bell
OUTMemphis

 

Youth Housing Partnership Board Chair

TBD

 

Representatives – Elected by Consortium


Consumer Representative
Tamara Hendrix

7/1/2016 – 6/30/2018
7/1/2018 – 6/30/2020

 

Domestic Violence Representative

Melissa Farrar

7/1/2016 – 6/30/2018
7/1/2018 – 6/30/2020

 

For-Profit Representative

TBD

 

Legal Representative

Shannon McKenna
Memphis Area Legal Services

 

LGBTQ Representative

Phillis Lewis
Family Safety Center

 

Philanthropy Representative

Courtney Leon
Plough Foundation
7/7/17 – 6/30/19

Agency-Appointed
Representatives



Shelby County Schools 
Homeless Liaison

Dr. Karen Ball
McKinney-Vento Supervisor

 

Department of Children’s Services Liaison

TBD

 

Memphis Housing Authority Liaison

Vernua Hanrahan

 

Memphis VA Medical Center Liaison

Jacquelyn Taylor-Mays

 

Lead Agency Executive Director

D. Cheré Bradshaw
CAFTH Executive Director
*appointment designated by bylaws