Shelter Monitoring Committee

We track the conditions of group and family shelters in San Francisco. Staff take and investigate complaints.

Some Members of the Shelter Monitoring Committee after meeting on March 15, 2023
“March 15 SMC meeting” by Robert Hill
Meetings are being held in-person again, at City Hall

Some of our Members in Room 408, City Hall


Meeting calendar

We meet on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Meetings effective March 15, 2023

We will begin meeting in person at City Hall in Room 408, effective 3/15/2023.  Additionally, access for public comment and for those who are in need of a reasonable accommodation in order to attend meetings by teleconference will continue to be available online via WebEx.


Our mission is to promote a universal standard of care in San Francisco shelters. We document conditions in shelters. We want to continuously improve health, safety, and treatment for people in shelters.


Committee Members

Diana Almanza
Chair, Seat 4 (BOS)
SMC Chair
Cris Plunkett
Vice Chair, Seat 2 (BOS)
SMC Vice Chair
Policy Subcommittee Chair
Britt Creech
Seat 3 (BOS)
Member Seat 3
Joaquin Remora
Seat 5 (BOS)
Member Seat 5
Traci Watson
Seat 6 (BOS)
DPH Health Worker 3
Steven Clark
Seat 8 (LHCB)
SMC Member
Kaleese  Street
Seat 9 (LHCB)
SMC Member
Melanie Muasau
Seat 10 (LHCB)
SMC Member
Lisa Rachowicz
HSH Member, Seat 11 (Mayor)
HSH Manager
Tomiko  Eya
Secretary and DPH Member, Seat 12 (Mayor)
SMC Secretary
DPH Manager
Belinda  Dobbs
Seat 13 (Mayor)
Member Seat 13


Homelessness and Supportive Housing

Shelter Monitoring Committee
1380 Howard Street
1st Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
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We return voicemails Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm. All calls are confidential as much as possible while complying with mandatory reporting laws. You do not have to give your name, though it can be difficult to investigate a complaint without one.

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