The Governance and Planning Committee is responsible for:

a. establishing a planning forum to advise the Board on the evolution of TPCH; addressing emerging trends, mandated legislation and community responses to poverty and homelessness; reviewing and suggesting updates and amendments of the Governance Charter and Operating Policies and Strategic Plan to the Board;

b. recommending a slate of candidates for Board positions, representing the diversity of populations that comprise the TPCH membership to be voted upon at the Annual meeting of the TPCH membership in May;

c. informing the community of TPCH’s work to end homelessness through the development of social media, such as, a TPCH website, Facebook, Twitter; facilitating membership recruitment and retention activities; and reviewing individual and organizational voting status on a quarterly basis;

d. promoting the TPCH mission to increase community awareness and raise funds through the annual TPCH conference and other activities; and,

e. assisting the Collaborative Applicant with the HUD Continuum of Care Application.

Committee Minutes


Operation Deep Freeze (ODF) is CURRENTLY OFF 

Operation Deep Freeze (ODF) is Tucson's winter severe-weather emergency shelter for people experiencing homelessness. ODF goes into effect when weather predictions are for overnight temperatures of 40°F or lower with rain, 35°F or lower without rain, or when wind chill factors indicate a health hazard from exposure. You do not need an ID or a TB card to participate in ODF.

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