As an Improvement Advisor with the Built for Zero Collaborative, Chela brings a wealth of experience working with families and individuals experiencing homelessness. Prior to Community Solutions, Chela developed and implemented the Coordinated Entry System for families experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County and operated the largest Rapid Rehousing program in Arizona. Her programs garnered national attention for strong outcomes and commitment to Housing First and serving households with high barriers. Chela holds a Master of Nonprofit Studies degree from Arizona State University. In her free time, Chela enjoys traveling and spending time with her family including her two dogs, Kota and Kameron.
- LOVES: SYSTEMS THINKING
- HATES: CRIMINALIZING POVERTY
- SUPER POWER: SOCIAL JUSTICE WARRIOR