In 2019, on a given night, more than 600 people experience homelessness in El Dorado County.

The El Dorado Opportunity Knocks Board facilitates multi-agency cooperation to change this statistic. 

Beth Atencio

Green Valley Community Church

Julie Baumgartner

Volunteers of America Northern California

& Northern Nevada

Michael Boyd, CoC Co-Chair

El Dorado County Probation Officer

Ranell Brown

Health and Human Services Agency 

Mike Lensing

El Dorado County Sheriff

Chase Janvrin

Tahoe Prosperity Center

Jennifer LaForce, Secretary

Only Kindness Inc.

Cheyanne Lane

Tahoe Youth and Family Services

Eanad Lott

Live Violence Free

Margaret Lewis, Vice Chair

El Dorado County Office of Education

Pam Maxwell, Treasurer

US Bank

Charlie McDonald

Housing El Dorado and Pathways Project 

Marissa Muscat, CoC Co-Chair

Barton Hospital

Kirsten Patterson

New Morning Youth and Family Services

Ron Sachs

Job's Shelter of the Sierra

Jackie Neau

City of Placerville

Michael Gamberg

South Lake Tahoe Police Department



Coordinated Entry Work Group

The Coordinated Entry Workgroup is responsible for creating the policies and procedures for El Dorado County’s coordinated entry system. The Workgroup is also responsible for monitoring coordinated entry to ensure it is functioning correctly and make recommendations and changes as necessary. The Workgroup shall recruit agencies for participation in coordinated entry.