CVNL Search Placement Announcement: Andrew Hening is the City of San Rafael’s Director of Homeless Planning & Outreach
Partnering with other organizations, such as the County of Marin, Andrew will bring strategic focus to the City’s efforts to address the negative impacts of homelessness in San Rafael. Andrew will act as a central point-person for the general public and drive the City’s communications on the topic of homelessness.
San Rafael’s City Manager Jim Schutz said, “Andrew understands our community and will hit the ground running. This new position represents a big step forward towards improving the conditions Downtown and throughout San Rafael for our residents, business owners, and people experiencing homelessness.”
Andrew led the launch of the first Downtown Streets Team (DST) outside of Santa Clara County. As North Bay Regional Director, Andrew has successfully developed and managed San Rafael’s Downtown Streets Team, and has worked directly and collaboratively with homeless populations, homeless service providers and business, civic and community leaders. In addition to his work with DST, Andrew is working toward his MBA at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.
“I am deeply invested in the community of San Rafael. As Director of Homeless Planning & Outreach, I look forward to partnering with Jim and colleagues at the City of San Rafael, the County of Marin, and all concerned stakeholders to develop pragmatic and sustainable solutions that minimize the impact of homelessness in our community,” said Hening.
Marin County’s oldest city, San Rafael serves as the county seat and the County’s premier economic, financial, cultural, and service center. San Rafael has unique and distinct neighborhoods and the City desires to sustain the beautiful natural environment through informed and active residents and to be a responsive, innovative local government. The City’s vision is to be a vibrant economic and cultural center reflective of its diversity. The Director of Homeless Planning & Outreach will support the City’s mission to enhance the quality of life and to provide for a safe, healthy, prosperous and livable environment in partnership with the community.
Please join CVNL in welcoming Andrew Hening as Director of Homeless Planning & Outreach for the City of San Rafael.
Read the press release from the City of San Rafael.
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