Investigative Hearing on Homelessness in Orange County

Our office is working hard to develop solutions to homelessness in Orange County. On Wednesday, April 20, 2022, Supervisor Katrina Foley hosted an investigative hearing on homelessness joined by Chairman Doug Chaffee, several Orange County Mayors, law enforcement officials, nonprofit leaders, and other experts on homelessness. Read more about the panelists: Here

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We also hosted an Emergency Voucher Townhall on April 11, 2022. Learn more: Here

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When: Wednesday, April 20, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  

Where: Hall of Administration, Board Hearing Room at 333 W. Santa Ana Blvd, First Floor, Santa Ana, CA 92701 


Panel I: Orange County’s Approach to Homelessness 

  • Chairman Doug Chaffee, Board of Supervisors & Commission to End Homelessness 
  • Doug Becht, Director, Office of Care Coordination 
  • David Shawver, Stanton Mayor  

Panel 2: The Costs & Consequences of Homelessness in Orange County 

  • Colleen Rozillis- Partner, Moss Adams 
  • Wound Walk OC  

Panel 3: The Role of Cities & Local Law Enforcement  

  • Vicente Sarmiento, Santa Ana Mayor 
  • John Stephens, Costa Mesa Mayor 
  • Sue Kempf, Laguna Beach Mayor  

Panel 4: Opportunities & Solutions 

  • Dr. Shauntina Sorrells, Chair, Continuum of Care Transitional Age Youth Committee 
  • Becks Heyhoe, Executive Director, United to End Homelessness 
  • Richard Owens, Chair, Housing Working Group of the Veterans and Military Families Collaborative