Homeless Services United is a coalition of non-profit agencies serving homeless and at-risk adults and families in New York City.  HSU provides advocacy, information, and training to member agencies to expand their capacity to deliver high-quality services.

HSU Board of Directors :
Homeless Services United’s board of directors is comprised of some of the most experienced and influential leaders in the non-profit sector.  They operate some of New York’s leading nonprofit organizations that provide quality and comprehensive social services for New York’s vulnerable populations. Their wisdom and practical experience guides and informs the work of HSU.  With years of professional experience and insight into the challenges faced by the sector, our board members are committed to improving collaboration across the sector and promoting effective solutions to the homelessness crisis in New York City.

Executive Officers

Valerie Barton-Richardson, President


Daniel Farrell, Vice President


Roderick Jones, Treasurer
Goddard Riverside

Danielle Minelli-Pagnotta, Secretary 
Providence House



Scott Auwarter

Katie Bower
Project Renewal

Jim Coughlin

Sharon Dorr
Services for the Underserved (S:US)

Mark Hurwitz

Urban Pathways

George Nashak
Care for the Homeless

Mitchell Netburn

Samaritan Daytop Village



 Steve Rockman

Community Care Consulting

Brenda Rosen
Breaking Ground

Jody Rudin

Jeannette Ruffins
Homeward NYC

Rev. Terry Troia
Project Hospitality

Noelle Withers
Volunteers of America Greater New York

Susan Wiviott
The Bridge