Company:Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness
Currently the executive director of the Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness, Eric Hufnagel has been engaged in helping vulnerable populations as both a staff member and volunteer with various local, regional, and statewide organizations for more than 30 years.
Mr. Hufnagel has extensive experience in the non-profit sector including executive, program management, and outreach/engagement roles with various national and statewide organizations. He also spent several years as the director of the Ionia County MSU Extension Office where he was a member of a statewide State and Local Government Area of Expertise team.
His community involvement includes long-time service on the boards of directors of a regional domestic violence and sexual assault assistance program, a statewide mental health advocacy organization, a countywide economic development council, a nursing home and independent living facility, and a district library, just to describe several. Mr. Hufnagel has also participated on various other county- and state-level committees and advisory boards and is currently a member of the St. Johns City Commission.
He is a member of the Homeless Policy Advisory Team (HPAT) that acts as the steering committee for Michigan’s Campaign to End Homelessness. He is also the current Chair of the Balance of State Continuum of Care, aka the Michigan Homeless Assistance Advisory Board (MHAAB).