National Coalition of Homeless Veterans
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Staff

Kathryn Monet
Chief Executive Officer
kmonet@nchv.org

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
cborden@nchv.org

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
kklassa@nchv.org

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
kchristian@nchv.org

Karen Christian is currently the Operations Manager for the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV)  A highly experienced administration, operations, and office management professional, she has worked to streamline labor-intensive processes and operations and improve the quality of financial reporting & membership and donor recruitment and stewardship at NCHV. An Army veteran who has experienced homelessness, Karen’s passion for helping others has translated into work spearheading the responses to NCHV’s toll-free referral line for veterans experiencing and at-risk of homelessness.  In this role, she has referred dozens of veterans to organizations for assistance with finding shelter, permanent housing, employment, and other resources to address the issues contributing to their housing stability. Karen has turned her experiences into positive change for others by utilizing them to dispel stereotypes and inform policy proposals NCHV puts forth to Congress and the Administration. Majoring in Business Administration at Morgan State University, 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 Associate
dhiggins@nchv.org

 


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