Michael Libby LCSW- Executive Director
Mike has been with Somerville Homeless Coalition since 2000. During his time here he has worked in almost every program area. He holds a Master of Social Work from Salem State University. As an undergraduate at Boston College, Mike traveled internationally to perform service work. His trips included: Romania, Hungary, Nicaragua and El Salvador. Mike also volunteered with Habitat for Humanity building housing for needy families. Mike’s goal in his role as Executive Director of SHC is to make sure that people don’t fall through the cracks. He also is committed to not only providing the basic needs like housing and food to our guests and clients but that we continue to advocate for policies and funding that help the population we serve.
Matthew Caughey – Director of Development
Matthew has worked in the education and nonprofit sectors for more than 10 years. He has experience in homelessness, education, youth work, and arts and culture in the US and in Northern Ireland. He joined SHC in early Spring 2019 and oversees the Development team. Matthew is committed to helping those in need through partnership building.
Hannah O’Halloran – Shelter Services Manager
Hannah has been with Somerville Homeless Coalition for over 3 years. She joined as a Supportive Services Case Manager, moving into Street Outreach and took on the position of Shelter Services Program Manager in 2018. Hannah holds a bachelors in Social Work and Sociology from Saint Anselm College. During her time at Saint Anselm College, Hannah worked and volunteered with several different populations such as refugees, people who were incarcerated, and children who have severe emotional and behavioral disabilities. She is committed to meeting all clients where they are at and hopefully finding them housing.
Brielle Short – Supportive Housing Program Manager
Brielle has been with the Somerville Homeless Coalition since early 2019 as the Supportive Housing Program Manager. Prior to joining SHC, she worked at the Refugee and Immigrant Assistance Center based in Roxbury and spent time studying, volunteering and traveling through Vietnam. Brielle has a Bachelor’s degree in Community and International Development from the University of Vermont. In addition to Brielle’s work at SHC, she also sits on the Somerville Affordable Housing Trust Fund. She is committed to developing efficient programs that reduce barriers for families and individuals to access essential services, including housing.
Devin Ashe – Business Manager
Devin has been with the organization since 2018. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Massachusetts and obtained his Master’s degree from Suffolk University. He worked in the health and education sectors before joining the coalition, and now leads the Finance team. Devin is committed to maximizing the quality of service available to our clients while maintaining efficiency and accountability.