Members of H3ARC are involved

H3ARC has delegated administrative functions to an Executive Committee of 12 members, eight of them elected by the general membership for staggered three-year terms. The annual election is held at the January General Membership Meeting.

Additional members are the Mayor of Murfreesboro (or designee), the Mayor of Rutherford County (or designee), Murfreesboro Housing Authority Executive Director (or designee), and the Chairman of the Consumer Council. Members of the Consumer Council are persons who are homeless or have been homeless.

H3ARC has five working groups:

  • Service Delivery
  • Planning
  • Membership and Advocacy
  • Rating and Ranking
  • Consumer Council


Each working group is chaired by a member of the Executive Committee. Active members of the task force are expected to be involved with one or more working group. For more information about meeting places, contact the chairperson. See working groups for more information about the work of each group.


The general membership of H3ARC meets quarterly. The meetings are open to the public and held in the Murfreesboro City Hall Council Chamber room. 

  • January 18, 2018 at 2pm
  • April 19, 2018 at 2pm
  • July 19, 2018 at 2pm
  • October 18, 2018 at 2pm

To save a life is a real and beautiful thing. To make a home for the homeless, yes, it is a thing that must be good; whatever the world may say, it cannot be wrong.
— Vincent Van Gogh

Key Meeting Dates Below: 

Service Delivery

  • 2nd Wednesday EACH Month
  • Location: Greenhouse Ministries
  • Time: 2PM to 3PM


  • 2nd Tuesday EACH month
  • Location: McFadden Community Center
    Meeting Room A (211 Bridge Avenue)
  • Time: 10AM to 11AM

Rating and Ranking

  • Meets as needed

Membership and Advocacy

  • 3rd Thursday EACH month
  • Location: McFadden Community Center
    Meeting Room A, (211 Bridge Avenue)
  • Time: 12 Noon to 1PM

Consumer Council

  • 3rd Tuesday of each quarter
  • Date / Location and Time: April 17, 2018: 12-1 p.m. - Stepping Stones
  • Date / Location and Time: July 17, 2018: 1-2 p.m. - The Journey Home
  • Date / Location and Time: October 16, 2018: 4-4:45 p.m. - The Salvation Army


  • Location: Murfreesboro City Hall Council Chamber room
  • January 18, 2018 at 2pm
  • April 19, 2018 at 2pm
  • July 19, 2018 at 2pm
  • October 18, 2018 at 2pm

H3ARC Executive Committee Members Elected January 2018:

  • Chairperson: Christy Spangler, The Guidance Center
  • Vice Chairperson: Major Joe Irvin, Salvation Army
  • Secretary: Kim Snell, Rutherford County Schools
  • Treasurer: Reba Carleton, Rutherford County Designee

Eight members at large elected by the membership are:

  • Beth Sharber: Family and Children Services/DHS
  • Shalonda Brown: Boys & Girls Club of Rutherford County
  • Scott Walker: WGNS
  • Mary Tidwell: Consumer Advocate
  • Thomas Rowe: Murfreesboro Housing Authority
  • John Callow: City of Murfreesboro Designee
  • Cliff Sharp: Greenhouse Ministries
  • Kathy Ferrell: American Red Cross (recently resigned due to time conflicts)
  • Meagan Flippin: United Way (to fill Kathy Ferrell’s term)