Michael Overway, Executive Director
Michael Overway, is the current Executive Director at the Hunger & Homeless Coalition of Collier County and CEO at Continuum Care | Consulting. He currently serves on several boards; the Florida Coalition for the Homeless Board of Directors, the Charlotte County Healthy Start Board as Vice-Chair, the Guardian ad Litem Foundation Board of Directors, and also served on the Regional NAMI Board to revitalize the Charlotte County NAMI program. Michael has led in the growth of HMIS data systems and Continuum of Care programs in Southwest Florida for the past 11 years. He looks forward to serving the Continuum of Care partnerships in Collier County, assisting them with services and program development in the homeless system of care.
“Continuum of Care systems are meant to support the community as it seeks to reform and set programs and projects into motion that provide quality, clarity, and transparency for the end user.” – Michael Overway
Nadja Joseph, CRN/HMIS Administrator
Nadja Joseph is a HMIS/CRN Administrator at The Hunger Homeless Coalition of Collier County. Nadja provides technical and user support for ServicePoint® software, including account set-up, system monitoring and testing, problem diagnosis and resolution.
As a Naples born native, Nadja has worked in accounting, property management, and hospitality over the years. Her bi-cultural background and focus on community collaboration has led her to several volunteer opportunities and community leadership roles.
Her focus is to facilitate partnerships within the community and serves as the lead team member for ongoing data trend analysis, ad-hoc reporting, and data-driven special projects.
Mitch Watson, Outreach Coordinator
Mitch Watson is the Outreach Coordinator for the Hunger and Homeless Coalition of Collier County. Mitch’s primary purpose both personally and professionally is to ensure those within our community who are experiencing homelessness are recognized and are provided with the full spectrum of available resources in Collier County to help them overcome their struggles. It is fully his singular focus to support the hungry and homeless population possible with the goal of achieving a permanent housing solution. Mitch is a native resident of Collier County who has faced his own struggles with homelessness and other challenges. He is intimately familiar with the pain, suffering and stigma associated with living on the streets. It is this empathy which drives his ambition to help those who need it the most. “It is my desire that every man, woman and child who have a desire to rise above the pit of desperation be afforded the means and opportunity to do so.”
Aubrey Shirk, Shelter Data Specialist
Aubrey Shirk knows first-hand the impact a helping hand can make in a person’s life. With a challenging childhood behind her, she has always aspired of becoming involved in making a positive impact in people’s lives. Working for the coalition is personally fulfilling for her. Now, employed as the Shelter Data Specialist for the Hunger and Homeless Coalition of Collier County, she plays an important role in ensuring that anyone in need does not get overlooked and left behind.
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi