Executive Director
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Natalie Harris joined the Coalition for the Homeless in April 2010. Since then, she has helped Louisville initiate Rx: Housing—a program which has reduced homelessness among the chronically homeless, veterans, and young adults—as well as several community-wide education campaigns about homelessness. Natalie was one of forty-seven leaders to graduate from the 2017-18 Achieving Excellence class, a prestigious and highly selective training program offered by NeighborWorks America in collaboration with the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She serves as Co-Chair of the Kentucky Interagency Council on Homelessness and Secretary for the Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky. 

Prior to working at the Coalition, Natalie served as CEO of Miami Valley Housing Opportunities, a nonprofit supportive housing provider in Dayton, Ohio; as the Director of Specialized Housing Resources Department at the Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC); as Director of the statewide Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky; and as Director of the Appalachia Services Project home repair program. Natalie has served as a consultant to the U.S. Census Bureau, Corporation for Supportive Housing, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Urban Institute on issues related to rural homelessness and supportive housing.

Natalie earned her bachelor’s degree from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, and loves to cook and eat in her spare time.

George Eklund

Director of Education and Advocacy
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George Eklund joined the Coalition in 2019 as the Director of Education and Advocacy. He works with community groups and advocacy groups to develop and coordinate campaigns to end homelessness.

George grew up in Morehead, Kentucky, and attended Western Kentucky University. Upon graduating, he moved to Louisville where he spent three years doing community organizing for the Network Center for Community Change (NC3). Following his tenure with NC3, he spent four years traveling, consulting with non-profits, and biking across the country to raise money for affordable housing. George returned to Louisville in 2016 to work with the ACLU of Kentucky and earn a Masters in Public Administration.

In his free time, George enjoys cycling, cooking, spending time outside, and do it yourself projects.

Director of Communications
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Catherine McGeeney joined the Coalition in 2013 and became Director of Communications in 2019. She is responsible for the strategic direction and implementation of the Coalition’s communications campaigns, including media, online communications, printed materials, and social media. Catherine works to establish a strong message with a goal of educating the public and advocating for change, while always centering and uplifting the needs and experiences of people who are poor and experiencing homelessness.

Catherine received her B.A. in English from the University of Notre Dame, where she graduated from the Honors Program, and she lives in the Highlands with her husband and their three children. She enjoys growing tomatoes, cycling, and being with people.

BRANDI SCOTT (she/her)
Director of Planning & Evaluation
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Brandi Scott joined the Coalition for the Homeless in August 2013. In 2021, she became Director of Planning & Evaluation. In this role, Brandi serves as the Continuum of Care (CoC) Lead for Louisville, coordinating the CoC partners, planning and overseeing the HUD grant application process, and evaluating our city’s coordinated efforts to end homelessness. Prior to joining the Coalition, Brandi worked in HUD grants management in both the nonprofit sector and for Louisville Metro Government. Brandi received her BA in Government from Morehead State University and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Louisville School of Urban and Public Affairs.

Director of Development
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Brian U’Sellis joined the Coalition in 2022 as the Director of Development. He works with organizations and individuals throughout the community to raise the funding needed to support the Coalition’s efforts to end homelessness. 

Brian is a lifelong Louisvillian who received his bachelor’s degree from Centre College and his master’s degree from the University of Louisville. After graduating, Brian spent over a decade working in marketing and sales helping grow brands across multiple industries.

He lives in the Highlands with his wife and their two children.  In his spare time, he enjoys playing guitar, attempting to fix things around the house, debating all things basketball and trying to make people laugh.

Training & Coordination Manager
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Laura Albovias joined the Coalition for the Homeless in 2023 as Training & Coordination Manager. As Training & Coordination Manager, she creates and implements training curriculum and develop politics and procedures for the CoC.

Laura has her B.S. in Sociology and her M.Div. in Counseling. Prior to joining the Coalition, she was a Case Manager at Seven Counties Services and St. Vincent de Paul; Programs Director at St. Vincent de Paul; and Housing Director at Wellspring.

Laura lives in Buechel and loves dogs and giraffes, enjoys cooking and making up her own recipes, nerds out over sci fi and fantasy, and is addicted to The Office.

Megan Augsburg

Housing Lease Manager
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Megan joined the Coalition for the Homeless in 2013 as one of the first members of the Single Point of Entry program (now known as Coordinated Shelter Access), where she assisted clients in finding shelter. In 2018, Megan became the Housing Lease Manager for the Coalition. She manages leases for several Permanent Supportive Housing programs. Megan is responsible for new client intakes, certifications and re-certifications, inspections, calculating client rent payments and general housing management duties. 

Megan earned her Master of Social Work from Spalding University in 2013.

Client/Landlord Relations & Office Manager
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Marsha Bailey has been with the Coalition since 2004. She assists the Executive Director in managing the organization’s administrative and financial functions, and manages relationships with clients and landlords. She is also responsible for human resource duties including payroll and employee benefits. She came to the Coalition with 15 years of administrative experience.

Coordinated Access Specialist
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Reegan joined the Coalition for the Homeless as a member of our Coordinated Shelter Access team in 2023. In her role, she answers the shelter bed reservation line to make reservations for Jefferson County’s homeless shelters. Outside of work, Reegan enjoys spending her days with family and friends, laying in her hammock, or binge watching Netflix.

ERICA JOHNS (she/her)
Executive Assistant
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Erica Johns joined the Coalition in November 2018. As the Executive Assistant, Erica is responsible for management of the board of directors, coordination of collaborative meetings and trainings, and records management for donors.

Erica and her husband have two young daughters, who they are raising to be kind and honorable people. She enjoys reading and has a soft place in her heart for Sonic ice.

WILL KING (he/him)
Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Project Administrator
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Will joined the Coalition in 2013. He is responsible for administration and support of the Kentucky HMIS database in Louisville. He works with Kentucky Housing Corporation on HMIS development and manages the HMIS grant. Will has 17 years of IT experience and has worked for the College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky, the College of Business at Morehead State University and the College of Business at the University of Louisville.

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Maria Mullaney is the Coalition’s accountant, responsible for monthly financial reporting and other accounting tasks. Prior to joining the Coalition, Maria worked for the Louisville Water Company as Accounting Manager for 13 years, then at the Metropolitan Sewer District as Financial Controller for another eight years. Maria lives in Goshen. She has two young adult children, and her hobbies include horseback riding and boating.

MACIE PARKS (she/her)
Coordinated Shelter Access Specialist
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Macie joined the Coalition’s Coordinated Shelter Access team in 2023. As Coordinated Shelter Access Specialist, she answers phones and manages walk-ins to make reservations at Louisville’s emergency shelters. 

Macie has her BS in Neuroscience from IUPUI and is also a server at Uptown Cafe on Bardstown Road. She lives in Clifton, is an actor, and is featured in the upcoming Belle of Louisville campaign.

Mary Frances Schafer

Special Projects (Part-time)
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Mary Frances has been on staff at the Coalition since July 2006. Up until 2021, she served as Director of Community Coordination; now, she is working part-time on special projects to help with Louisville’s Continuum of Care. (Prior to this, her duties include coordination of Louisville’s Continuum of Care process, writing and coordinating the Consolidated Application of the HUD Continuum of Care grant, working with homeless service providers to coordinate a community effort toward addressing the issue of homelessness, and working with Louisville Metro representatives to update and implement the community’s Consolidated Plan.)

Before coming to the Coalition, she served twelve years as Program Manager for a transitional housing facility serving homeless single parent families. She spent seven years providing in-home case management services for the elderly.

In 1993, she received her Masters of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis with concentrations in Social and Economic Development, and Management.

Community Engagement Manager
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Marcus Stubbs joined the Coalition for the Homeless in 2024. As Community Engagement Manager, Marcus works with community groups, directly impacted people, Coalition member agencies, and others to build relationships, educate the public, and strengthen our community’s efforts to fight homelessness together.

Before joining the Coalition, Marcus did community outreach work for Dare to Care and Russell: A Place of Promise. He is currently getting his Doctorate in Education and Social Change, and was accepted into a national leadership fellowship. He lives in Russell (Louisville’s Harlem of the South!) and is a wannabe foodie, serious movie critic, and loves to tell dad jokes (even though he is not a dad!).

HMIS Data Analyst
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Chris joined the Coalition as HMIS Data Analyst in 2024. In his role, he analyzes and uses HMIS (Homeless Management Information System) to support our community’s service providers, identify trends, and inform decision making; reviews the data with agencies to ensure continued funding; and provides training and support to HMIS users in Louisville.

Chris received his Master’s degree in Business Analytics from the University of Louisville in 2020. He previously worked at Humana conducting data reporting for their Medicaid managed care plans. In his free time, Chris enjoys running, reading, playing tabletop games, and going to the movies. He lives in the Cherokee Triangle with his soon-to-be wife and their dog, Charlie.

ANNA TERRY (she/her)
Manager of Coordinated Entry
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Anna joined the Coalition for the Homeless in November 2018. Anna manages the Coordinated Shelter Access team at the Coalition (formerly known as Single Point of Entry and Prevention/Diversion). She also analyzes program data and reports on trends in the program services.

Prior to joining the Coalition, Anna worked for the Kentucky Housing Corporation managing the grant for youth aging out of foster care. She also served as Regional Supervisor for Child Care Council of Kentucky operating the Child Care Assistance Program.

Anna earned her bachelor’s in music business from Eastern Kentucky University. She lives right outside of Louisville with her husband and their four children and enjoys music and the arts, GracePointe Church, cooking, traveling, sports and reading. 

ASHLEY TABOR (she/her)
Monitoring and Compliance Manager
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Ashley Tabor has been with the Coalition since June 2019. She started in direct services working for the Prevention & Diversion team in the Single Point of Entry office (now known as Coordinated Shelter Access). In August 2021, she began working as one of our Monitoring & Training Specialists, and in 2023, she became Monitoring and Compliance Manager. Her duties include on-site and desk monitoring for the Continuum of Care; helping facilitate meetings and trainings; analyzing data from the Homeless Management Information System to evaluate grant recipient performance; and providing technical assistance based on monitoring findings.

Ashley enjoys spending time with her cats, giving tarot readings, connecting with nature, getting lost in one of her craft hobbies and other witchy things.

Housing Rights VISTA

Devarier Smith joined the Coalition in 2023 as our Housing Rights VISTA. In his position, Devarier supports housing rights for all through tenant outreach, community organizing, and volunteer partnerships.

Devarier was born and raised in Hopkinsville, KY. He is currently a senior at the University of Louisville working to complete his Bachelors in Urban Studies with a minor in Political Science. In his free time, he enjoys traveling and buying new sneakers.


Grants Manager
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Erin joined the Coalition in 2022 as Grants Manager. In her position, she is responsible for reviewing, processing, and submitting grant records. She also prepares and submits documentation to the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Louisville Metro for reimbursement.

Prior to joining the Coalition, Erin worked as a program coordinator with Louisville Metro and served as an AmeriCorps VISTA with Americana Community Center. She received her B.A. in History and International Studies from Murray State University and her Master’s of Public Administration from Northern Kentucky University.

Coordinated Access Specialist (part-time)

Charles joined the Coalition in 2021 as one of our Housing Outreach Specialists. In this role, he does door-to-door outreach for folks on the eviction docket, providing information and hopeful assistance to keep them from actually being evicted. He also answers phones for the Coordinated Shelter Access team to provide shelter reservations as well as other resources and assistance.

Charles is a professional musician who plays around town as The Life of the Party. He lives in Beechmont, is the youngest of five, and enjoys ping pong, euchre, and music.

Coordinated Access Specialist

Holly joined the Coalition in 2021 as one of our Coordinated Shelter Access staff members (formerly known as Single Point of Entry). In this role, she answers phones for the Coordinated Shelter Access team to provide shelter reservations to clients as well as other resources and assistance.