Board of Directors

The Summit County Continuum of Care (CoC) is required to establish a board of directors to act on its behalf. The CoC Board acts on behalf of and in the best interest of the CoC. All Board members must be representative of relevant organizations and projects serving subpopulations of people experiencing homelessness within the CoC service area and must include at least one person with lived experience of homelessness. The Board establishes and designates responsibilities for the CoC Lead Agency, HMIS Lead, and Collaborative Applicant.

Jackie Hemsworth

Executive Director of ACCESS, Chair

Latoya Harris

Cultural Engagement Officer for the County of Summit (Ohio), Co-Chair

Tamala Skipper

Executive Director of Fair Housing Contact Service, Board Treasurer

Megan Scheck

Director of Programs & Quality Improvement with Humility of Mary Housing, Secretary

Joe Scalise

Director of Housing Services for United Way of Summit and Medina, Executive Member

Peggy Szalay

CDBG Entitlement Administrator for Cuyahoga Falls

Mylasha King

Youth Advisory Board Chairperson, Formerly Homeless Advocate

David Churbock

Executive Director, The Peter Maurin Center

Angella Fawn

Chair of SCCoC Lived Experience Committee, Artist, Housing Activist, and Formerly Homeless Advocate

Teresa Stafford

Chief Executive Officer, Hope and Healing Survivor Resource Center/BWS/ Rape Crisis Center

Chris Brewer

Detective with Akron Police Department

Keith Snodgrass

Homeless Outreach Worker at Community Support Services

Marie Payden

Director of Resident Services, Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority 

Helen Tomic

Long Range Planning Manager for City of Akron

Diane Waite

Coordinated Entry Specialist (CES), Northeast Ohio VA Healthcare System, Community Resource and Referral Center (CRRC)

Mark Greer

Executive Director, Akron 200 Bicentennial Commission

Brian Rink

Senior Director for Care Management, Cleveland Clinic/Akron General  Hospital

Holly Cundiff

Care Access and Client Rights Coordinator the the County of Summit Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Board

Holly Miller

Assistant Director of the Summit County Department of Community Development