Western Virginia Continuum of Care Welcomes New Coordinator
The Western Virginia Continuum of Care (CoC) is proud to announce and welcome Isaiah Mejah as the new CoC Coordinator. Mejah will be responsible for providing administrative and project leadership in planning, developing, writing, and monitoring the CoC administrative plans, policy and procedures, grants, and Continuum lead initiatives to end homelessness in the region. Mejah will work primarily out of the Reservoir St Office of HRHA.
Mejah comes to the Western Virginia CoC from Pleasant View, Inc., where he served as Program Coordinator. During to his tenure at Pleasant View, Mejah coordinated daily activities for two programs and collaborated with various community stakeholders in the health and advocacy field to ensure members of our community with disabilities meet their full potential. In his role at Pleasant View, Mejah supervised 30 members of staff, conducted inter-organizational communications, and stayed updated on state and federal regulations related to programming at Pleasant View. In addition to his role as Program Coordinator, Mejah also served as Green Committee Chair to support Pleasant View in meeting their financial needs and bolstering plans for the future. Prior to his work at Pleasant View, Mejah worked at James Madison University (JMU). Mejah received his Master of Arts in Communication and Advocacy from JMU and is fluent in four languages.
Mejah stepped into the CoC Coordinator position on July 27.
The Western Virginia Continuum of Care (CoC) is a collaboration of nonprofits, governments, schools, hospitals, law enforcement, and community members that works to prevent and end homelessness in the Shenandoah Valley. The CoC area includes Clarke, Frederick, Page, Rockingham, Shenandoah and Warren Counties, and the Cities of Winchester and Harrisonburg.