National Coalition of Homeless Veterans
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Kathryn Monet,
Executive Director 

Kathryn Monet is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans. In this role, she focuses on the execution of NCHV’s strategic policy and technical assistance agenda, and on expanding NCHV’s strategic partnerships to more effectively end veteran homelessness.  Kathryn has spent over eight years in the public and nonprofit sector working to address housing instability and homelessness among veterans. Prior to joining NCHV, she was with the National Alliance to End Homelessness focusing on the promotion of data-driven, evidence-based interventions to end homelessness, particularly among veterans. Kathryn also was involved in veteran homelessness in a legislative capacity during her time at the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs. She earned a Masters of Public Administration from Villanova University and a Bachelor of Science in Diplomacy and International Relations from Seton Hall University.


Cindy Borden,
Director of Training and Technical Assistance


Cindy Sturtevant Borden is the Director of Training and Technical Assistance for the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV). In this role, she leads NCHV’s Technical Assistance Center with a focus on the DOL-VETS Homeless Veteran’s Reintegration Program (HVRP). Borden provides intensive coaching in program design and implementation to grantee service providers and works closely with federal staff. She oversees the development of TA Center products including webinars, research briefs and best practice guides.

Prior to joining NCHV, Borden provided training and technical assistance to a variety of community service organizations. Her work included product development, management coaching and capacity building.

Borden earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish Language and Literature both from the University of Maryland, College Park.


    Katherine Klassa,
    Program Assistant

Katherine Klassa is the Program Assistant for the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans. In this role, she assists in the development of TA Center products, including research briefs and best practice guides.

Prior to joining NCHV, Klassa provided communications assistance for several community service organizations, where she assisted in efforts to boost the organizations’ community visibility through social media and online communications.

Klassa earned a B.A. in International Studies from North Carolina State University.



Karen Christian,
Operations Manager





Karen Christian comes to us with over 12 years of administration, operations, and office management experience. Majoring in Business Administration at Morgan State University, following a tour of duty in the Army, she plans on completing her degree next year. She enjoys making a meaningful contribution to NCHV and the veterans we serve.


    David O.O. Higgins Jr.
   Communications Manager



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