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About MACCH
Director of Technical Assistance and MonitoringMACCH was born out of the collective voice of more than 100 homeless service advocates in the Omaha/Council Bluffs area. 

The journey began in 1996 with the Omaha Area Continuum of Care for the Homeless (OACCH). The program, based on HUD's Continuum of Care model, competed for and won more than $10 million in HUD funding for local agencies over the course of 10 years.

In 2006, metro area leaders decided more could be done to address homelessness. More collaboration was needed. Thus, OACCH transformed into an independent 501(c)3 and became MACCH.

In 2007, a report titled "Homelessness in the Omaha/Council Bluffs Metro Area: Assessment of Current Needs/Services and Options for Action" was commissioned and published. This document, known commonly as The Wilder Report, was pivotal in proposing strategies that became essential to MACCH's existence and success. 

MACCH's main objective is to unite the efforts of shelter, housing, supportive services, and faith-based organizations that serve homeless and near-homeless individuals and families in Douglas, Pottawattamie, and Sarpy Counties. In the decade-plus since MACCH's incorporation, the organization has competitively procured nearly $45 million in HUD Continuum of Care funding on behalf of nearly 20 local homeless assistance projects.

Today, diverse organizations, service providers, advocates, and governmental representatives participate in MACCH. And MACCH continues to grow and experience success. 

Housed at the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center (CEC) of the University of Nebraska-Omaha (UNO), MACCH's community presence and public engagement is stronger and more effective than ever. 




Annual Reports

2016 MACCH Annual Report

2015 MACCH Annual Report

2014 MACCH Annual Report


MACCH Governance
Independently incorporated in 2006, MACCH established bylaws for purpose of nonprofit governance. Revised in 2016, the MACCH Bylaws continue to provide the foundation of the agency's operations. MACCH also amended their Governance Charter in 2017, in accordance with HUD regulations related to establishing and operating a Continuum of Care. 

MACCH Staff


                            Randy McCoyExecutive Director
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                            Lisa VukovDirector of Technical Assistance and Monitoring
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                         Stacey Warner, Coordinated Entry System Director
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                         Tamara Dwyer, Continuum of Care Support Specialist
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                         Laura Schoenrock, Housing Problem Solving Program Manager
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                      Cynthia Holaday, Housing Problem Solving Team Lead
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MACCH Board of Directors

President: Anne Hindery, Nonprofit Association of the Midlands
Vice-President: Thomas McLeay, Clarity Development Company
Treasurer: Adam Krause, Tenaska, Inc.
Secretary: Shamala Nadason, Heartland Family Service 
Past-President: Robert Sheehan, New Visions Homeless Services

Sue Carson Moore, Together
Wayne Brown, Urban League of Nebraska Inc
Sarah Hughes, United Healthcare
Mary Fraser Meints, Youth Emergency Services (YES)
Jaymes Sime, Micah House
Melissa Neuenfeldt, CHI Mercy Hospital
Ramon Calzada, Centro Latino of Iowa
Cindy Oelke, Community Advocate
Krystal Rider, Seventy Five North Revitalization Corp
​Jo Williams, Tenaska, Inc.
Dr. Anne Herman, University of Nebraska Omaha
​Becky Frazee, Seim Johnson
Donald Gross, Omaha-C.B. Metropolitan Area Planning Agency (MAPA)
Kim Armstrong, Mutual of Omaha Foundation





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