Leadership

Cheryl Ann Murphy-Parant is the Code Blue Saratoga program director.  She’s responsible for the overall program operation including both day-to-day activities and long term resources.

The Director’s office is at

Nolan House
New England Congregational Presbyterian Church
24 Circular Street, Saratoga Springs, NY
(518) 812-6886

Shelters of Saratoga

Code Blue Saratoga operates as a standalone program of Shelters of Saratoga who provides the legal, financial, and professional guidance to the shelter.  Shelters of Saratoga is an IRS registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Steering Committee

The steering committee advises the shelter director and provides broad leadership to Code Blue.  Its membership consists of representatives from the city and the community service agencies engaged in helping the homeless.

Andy Gilpin, CAPTAIN Youth and Family Services serves as its chair.
Cindy Phillips, City of Saratoga
Mike Finocchi, Shelters of Saratoga
Joanne Yepsen, Mayor of The City of Saratoga Springs
Maggie Fronk, Wellspring
Leo Geoffrion, The Giving Circle
Anita Paley, Saratoga EOC
Sr. Charla Commins, Catholic Charities
Rev. Coqui Conkey, New England Congregational Presbyterian Church
Ron Duetsch, The Giving Circle
Lillian McCarthy, Saratoga EOC
Captain Amber Boone, Salvation Army
Kathy McNeice, Saratoga Community Health Center
Fr. Dominic Ingemie, Retired
Nathan Detweiler, Pastor, New Life Fellowship Church
Cheryl Ann Murphy-Parant, Code Blue Shelter program director
Betty O’Connor, Technology for the Public Good
Mark Bertrand, The Giving Circle

The Steering Committee in turn operates several sub-groups.

Site Committee

Assures the shelter has an adequate location for housing the homeless.

Program Committee

Sets all the operating policies for shelter operations.

Finance Committee

Oversees the budget and coordinates fund raising.

Volunteer Committee

Coordinates volunteer support.