Palm Beach County's Plan to End the Cycle of Homelessness

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Housing Advisory Board

The HAB is an advisory board established by the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) in 2009 to oversee the progress of the plan to end homelessness in Palm Beach County. The HAB is responsible for the following:

  • Oversee progress of the plan to end homelessness in PBC.
  • Make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding systematic changes, policy changes and funding needs.
  • receive and comment to the PBC Board of County Commissioners on homeless legislation.
  • Engage the business, healthcare and philanthropic communities to engage in ending homelessness.

Board Members

  • Mack Bernard
    Board of County Commissioners (District 7), Palm Beach County (HAB Board Chair)
  • Katrina Long-Robinson
    Vice-Mayor, City of Westlake (HAB Vice-Chair)
  • Joshua Butler
  • Elisa Cramer
    Community Development Administrator, Department of Children and Families
  • Sophia Eccelston
    External Affairs Manager, Florida Power and Lights
  • Anne Gerwig
    Mayor, Village of Wellington
  • Carol Jones-Gilbert
    Executive Director, Palm Beach County Housing Authority ***
  • Taylor Materio
    Executive Director,- Family Promise Central/North
  • Uwe K. Naujak
    Chair, Homeless and Housing Alliance
  • Linda Kane
    South East Florida Behavioral Health Network
  • Javaro Sims
    Chief, Delray Beach Police Department
  • Steven Tillman
    Veteran Affairs***
  • Erica Whitfield
    Board Member, School District of Palm Beach County
  • Tenna Wiles
    CEO, Palm Beach County Medical Society

For more information go to History of the Homeless Advisory Board