Board Members

SCICH Board of Directors includes representation from each of the four geographically organized CoCs , eight SC state agencies, people who have experienced homelessness, service providers, and other advocates. 

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Julie Ann Avin, Chair, CoC Representative

Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc. (MIRCI)

Patricia Bradford

Department of Veterans Affairs

Erich Chatham, Lowcountry Coc Rep

Civitas Consulting

Diane Cilento

United Housing Connections

Kennard DuBose

SC Department of Corrections

Bruce Forbes, Upstate CoC Representative

Sunbelt Human Advancement Resources (SHARE)

Anna Hamilton Lewin, Secretary/Treasurer

SC Community Loan Fund

Leanne Johnson

SC State Housing Finance & Development Authority

Pete Liggett

SC Department of Health & Human Services

Linda Mirabal-Pace

SC Department of Education

Michele Murff, Vice Chair

SC Department of Mental Health

Leigh Oden

SC Department of Health and Environmental Control

Constantine Pournaras

Richland County Public Defender's Office

Joey Smoak, ECHO CoC Representative

Eastern Carolina Homelessness Organization (ECHO)

Dennis Wormsley

Any Length Recovery, Inc.


SC Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services

Andy Pope

United Way of the Midlands

Kristen Connors, MACH CoC Rep

USC School of Medicine

Vacant (1)

SC Department of Social Services