Collecting and Sharing Quality Data  

The committee promotes the use of data to drive decision-making for the CoC. The committee is charged with reviewing and approving a consistent point-in-time methodology, setting performance standards, and overseeing data quality and performance measurement of all CoC funded programs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop, assess, and monitor performance measures by program types and for CoC as a system
  • Review quarterly data quality and demographic reports
  • Assess roles and responsibilities of the HMIS system and review system functionality at the provider level
  • Organize the annual Point-in-Time count/Housing Inventory and ensure data is collected and submitted accurately and on time
  • Provide feedback for CoC HMIS policy, as adopted by the HCIS implementation and HCIS Policy

Chair: Rachel Rivera,

Deputy Chair: Vacant

If you are already a CoC member and interested in joining the Data Committee, please contact Rachel Rivera.

Current Committee Members

Hannah Bailey, Open Doors

Kaitlin Heatwole, HRHA/Western Virginia CoC

Allison Henry, HRHA/Western Virginia CoC

Candy Phillips, First Step

Shannon Porter, Mercy House

Cindee Steele, Winchester Area Temporary Thermal Shelter (WATTS)

Matt Tibbles, Our Community Place (OCP)