Board of Directors

A unique and diverse approach to housing requires expertise and creative talent to address our community’s barriers to ending homelessness

Nicholas J. Coulter

CEO and Board President

Co-Founder of PCHO. Nick finds his passion in social justice, providing the tools for each of staff member to empower the lives they touch, and educating and enlisting allies in Housing First.

Thomas FinK, Esq.

Board Chair and Vice President

Davidson | Fink Attorneys at Law. Mr. Fink has served as a board member since the founding of PCHO and has been an inspiring and motivating member since its inception.

Charlie C. Albanese, LMSW, MBA

CFO and Treasurer

Co-Founder of PCHO. Chuck is invested in merging health care and housing. His 25+ years in health care and business guides PCHO’s long term strategies to end chronic homelessness.

Eddie Blanding


Rochester City School Disctrict.  Mr. Blanding brings an experise in the peer experience, photography, an attention to the homeless community and how this experience informs how we educate our students and work with them to develop solutions. 

Deacon David Palma

Board Member

Southeast Rochester Catholic Communities.  Deacon Palma is a founding board member and an inspiration to PCHO. He organizes monthly street outreach and is a leader in our community for engaging the homeless. 

Margy Meath, LCSW

Board Member

SUNY College at Brockport.  Ms. Meath is a founding board member and a pioneer in person centered planning. As an educator and social worker, she focuses PCHO on client and staff centered approaches that build our community focus.

Bartholemew Chacchia, ESQ

Board Member and Legal Counsel

Bond, Schoenick and King.  Mr. Chacchia adds a thoughtful and professional approach to a developing organization; providing a vast knowledge and experience in non-profit governance and critical analysis in policy making.

Joshua Jinks

Board Member

Medical Motors.  Mr. Jinks’ experience with multiple populations, on-going relationships in health care, foundations, and community partners creates opportunities for clients to excel in social integration, community engagement, and best practices.

Lashara Evans

Board Member

Rochester City School District. More to come…

Allen HandelMan

Board Member

Retired Real Estate Developer and Consultant:  Mr. Handelman is licensed real estate broker and former vice president of development and provides a wealth of expertise in construction, site acquisition, and housing programs, providing PCHO with unique opportunities in housing.

Jason Curtis

Board Member

Lynnleigh and Co. More to come…

Joe Hanna

Board Member

Hanna Property Management. More to come…