Ana Rausch has more than 20 years of experience in project management and social services with a passion for advocacy and system change implementation. Ana currently serves as Vice President of Program Operations for the Coalition for the Homeless, the lead agency for the TX-700 Continuum of Care (aka The Way Home). In this role, she leads the agency’s HMIS & Program Ops Teams and has led in the development and operations management of The Way Home’s Coordinated Access system. In addition, Ana has spearheaded the revised and improved methodology used during the CoC’s Homeless Count. Her previous experience includes managing large housing and basic needs programs for several Houston-area service providers and obtaining and managing grants that allowed services to be expanded to both Veterans and people living with HIV/AIDS. Ana is originally from Brazil and lives in the northwest Houston area. She has presented at conferences at both state and national levels and holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in psychology.