Implementation Committee


Preventing and Ending HomelessnessThe Implementation Committee for the Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness will develop recommendations for carrying out the strategic plan to end homelessness. The 95-member group, appointed by the Board of Supervisors, represents:

  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Businesses
  • Health Care Providers
  • Faith Communities
  • Government Agencies

The committee is divided into an executive committee and three work groups focused on

  • Preventing homelessness
  • Increasing affordable housing options
  • Delivering services to maintain stable housing 

Below is a list of community members** serving on the Implementation Committee for the Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness:

Executive Committee

  • Dr. Gloria Addo-Ayenso, Health Director, Fairfax County Health Department
  • Mary Ann Beall, Chairman, Fairfax/Falls Church Community Services Board
  • Ralph Boyd, Vice President, Community Relations, Freddie Mac Foundation
  • Ron Brousseau, Member, Council on Homelessness, City of Falls Church
  • Barbara Byron, Director, Fairfax County Revitalization
  • Elita Christiansen, Director, Multicultural Affairs, Inova
  • Michael F. Curtin, Jr., Chief Operating Officer, D.C. Central Kitchen
  • Ken Disselkoen, Acting Director, Dept. of Systems Management for Human Services*
  • Conrad Egan, Chairman, FCRHA
  • Churchill J. Gibson IV, Executive Director & COO, National Alliance to End Homelessness
  • Verdia Haywood, Deputy County Executive, Fairfax County*
  • David Hunn, Executive Director, Workforce Investment Board
  • Fred Karnas, Senior Director, Homelessness Initiatives, Fannie Mae Foundation*
  • Michelle Krocker, Housing Consultant, (NVAHA)*
  • Kae Livsey, Member, Community Council on Homelessness, City of Fairfax Human Services Commission
  • Pam Michell, Executive Director, New Hope Housing*
  • Pete Murphy, Chairman, Planning Commission
  • Dana Paige, Director, Department of Family Services
  • Rev. Ron Qualley, Lord of Life Lutheran Church
  • Dave Rohrer, Chief of Police, Fairfax County Police Department
  • Paula Sampson, Director, Housing & Community Development
  • Rob Stalzer, Deputy County Executive, Planning and Development
  • Jim Thur, Executive Director, Fairfax/Falls Church Community Services Board
  • Kerrie Wilson, Executive Director, Reston Interfaith*
  • Linda Wimpey, Chairman, Community Council on Homelessness
  • Jim Zook, Director, Department of Planning and Zoning
    * denotes that member will also serve on an additional Implementation Group

Support Services Group

  • Barbara Antley, Director, Adult and Aging Services, Department of Family Services
  • Louise Armitage, Director of Human Services, City of Fairfax
  • Marlene Blum, Member, Community Council on Homelessness
  • Jim Brigl, Executive Director, FACETS
  • Peggy Cook, Director, ADS Residential Services, Fairfax/Falls Church Community Services Board
  • Mike Finkle, Management Analyst, Department of Family Services
  • Donna Foster, Member, Community Council on Homelessness
  • Monika Gilbert, Management Analyst II, Department of Administration for Human Services, Contracts Management
  • Jean Hartman, Manager, Program for Assertive Community Treatment, Fairfax/Falls Church Community Services Board
  • Verdia Haywood, Deputy County Executive, Fairfax County*
  • Sylisa Lambert-Woodard, President & Chief Operating Officer, Pathway Homes
  • Doug Lynott, Partnership for Permanent Housing, Housing & Community Development
  • Laura Martin, Director, Mondloch I Shelter, New Hope Housing
  • Jewell Mikula, Executive Director, Shelter House
  • Michelle Milgrim, Assistant Director, Patient Care Services, Heath Department
  • Rev. Mary Katherine Morn, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax
  • Derwin Overton, Executive Director, Fairfax OAR
  • Rev. Randall Prior, Rector, St. Andrews Episcopal Church*
  • Kathi Sheffel, Homeless Services Coordinator, Fairfax County Public Schools
  • Lynn Thomas, Director of Service Enriched Housing, Christian Relief Services
  • Carol Ulrich, President, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill – Northern Virginia
  • Juanita Wilder, Regional Director, Department of Systems Management for Human Services
  • Kerrie Wilson, Executive Director, Reston Interfaith*
    * denotes member also serves on Executive Committee

Housing Options Group

  • Walter Alcorn, Commissioner-At-Large, Planning Commission
  • Ron Christian, Vice-Chair, FCRHA, Lutheran Housing Services
  • James Van Cooper, Director, MH Residential Services, Fairfax/Falls Church Community Services Board
  • Herb Cooper-Levy, Executive Director, RPJ Housing
  • Carol Erhard, Director, Housing Management Division, Housing & Community Development
  • Rev. Jeri Fields, Mount Vernon Presbyterian, VIC
  • Mike Finkle, Management Analyst, Department of Family Services
  • Gerald Hopkins, VHDA Commissioner, AHOME & VHDA Board
  • Maggie Johnston, Director of HomeAid Northern Virginia
  • Fred Karnas, Senior Director, Homelessness Initiatives, Fannie Mae Foundation*
  • Dean Klein, Director, Fairfax County Office to Prevent and End Homelessness
  • Brian Krizek, Chief Executive Officer, Christian Relief Services
  • Michelle Krocker, Housing Consultant, (NVAHA)*
  • John Litzenberger, Jr., Commissioner, FCRHA
  • Rodney Lusk, Planning Commissioner, Planning Commission
  • Janet Maxwell, Vice President, CRA Officer, Chevy Chase Bank
  • Joel McNair, Chief Executive Officer, Pathway Homes
  • Pam Michell, Executive Director, New Hope Housing*
  • Michael Milliner, Development Consultant, Building Partnerships
  • Rob Rogers, Chief Operating Officer, Volunteers of America, Chesapeake
  • Michael Scheurer, Northern Virginia Community Housing Officer, VHDA
  • Fred Selden, Director, Planning Division, Department of Planning and Zoning
  • Al Smuzynski, Executive Director, Wesley Housing
  • Mary Stevens, Deputy Director, Housing & Community Development
  • Walter Webdale, Executive Director, AHC, Inc.
  • Seema Zeya, Domestic Violence Coordinator, Department of Systems Management for Human Services
    * denotes member also serves on Executive Committee

Prevention Group

  • Shanise Allen, Utilization Review Specialist, CSA, Department of Family Services
  • Rev. Tom Berlin, Floris United Methodist Church
  • John Callaghan, Development Director, Fairfax OAR
  • Paul Camarca, Discharge Planning, Department of the Sherriff
  • Sandy Chisholm, Community Interfaith Liaison, Department of Systems Management for Human Services
  • Don DiSpirito, Member, ACCA
  • Ken Disselkoen, Acting Director, Department of Systems Management for Human Services*
  • Carol Erhard, Director, Housing Management Division, Housing & Community Development
  • Ina Fernandez, Director, Office for Women
  • Susan Folwell, Manager, Domestic Violence Grant Programs, The Women's Center
  • Rosalyn Foroobar, Director of Patient Care Services, Health Department
  • Kathy Froyd, Director, Children, Youth and Families, Department of Family Services
  • Pat Gauthier, Executive Director, ECHO
  • Wendy Gradison, Executive Director, PRS, Inc.
  • Dot Groce, Manager, CSP Process & Operations, Department of Systems Management for Human Services
  • Carol Jameson, Vice President, Health Access, Northern Virginia Family Services
  • Allen Jensen, Member, Planning Committee to End Homelessness, Faith Communities in Action Housing Task Force
  • Sharon Jones, Discharge Planner, Mental Health Services, Fairfax/Falls Church Community Services Board
  • Victor Kimm, President, SHARE
  • John Payne, Director, Design Division, Housing & Community Development
  • Tom Ryan, Commander, Division I, Patrol Bureau, Fairfax County Police Department
  • Linda Sallee, Vice President, Case Management & Infection Control, Inova
  • Shannon Steene, Executive Director, Good Shepherd Housing & Family Service
  • Daryl Washington, Homeless Services Manager, Mental Health Services, Fairfax/Falls Church Community Services Board
  • Peyton Whiteley, Managing Attorney, Legal Services of Northern Virginia

* denotes member also serves on Executive Committee
** A representative from the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce will be appointed to the committee.


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