Housing Opportunity Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 5:30 pm
  • Second Thursday of each month
  • Madison Public Safety Building, Meeting Hall, High Street Entrance
    160 N Main Street
    Madison, GA 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are posted prior to the meeting.
The board may act to alter, reorder,
or amend the agenda at the meeting.

Minutes are available following approval.
A summary of action is available upon
request within three days of the meeting.

Major Responsibilities

In 2015, Madison renewed its commitment to quality housing with establishment of the Housing Opportunity Commission (HOC). Assisted by a diverse advisory panel (professionals from housing, government, industry, non-profits), HOC plans and advocates for active connected neighborhoods and sustained residential development.

Current members

  • Chair, Vacant
  • Tim Robinson (1/2022 - 12/2023)
  • Shontell White (1/2020 - 12/2022)
  • Cheryl Thomas (7/2022-12/2025) 
  • Marc Takas (7/2022-12/2025)
  • Sonya Hope, GICH
  • Maureen Ronan, GICH Team
  • Sara Sawyer, GICH Team
  • Judy Thomas, GICH Team
  • Cheryl Bland, GICH/BOE Liaison
  • Donald Harris, GICH/County Liaison
  • Carrie Peters-Reid, GICH/City Liaison
  • Monica Callahan, GICH Coordinator
  • Adri-Anna Harris, HOC Staff
    Email Planning Staff

HOC Committees

Existing Buildings & Land Use
Tim, Marc
Community Engagement & Outreach
Sara, Judy T., Cheryl T., Cheryl B.
Research & Education
Sonya, Shontell, Cheryl B.

Madison is an experienced GICH® Alumni Community, as a graduate of the competitive statewide 3-year housing leadership program. 
Georgia Initiative for Community Housing ® | Class of 2015