About Us - Staff

Albert Orsello

Agency Title: Executive Director 

Co-Founder 

Years with Agency: 31 years

Areas of Focus: Project Management, Strategic Planning, Program Development, Grant Writing

Novella Bates

 Agency Title: Director (Operations) 

Years with Agency: 27 years

Areas of Focus: Project Management, Group Facilitation, Networking & Relationship Building

Daryl Edwards

Agency Title: Director Technology Systems

Years with Agency: 31 years

Areas of Focus: Project Management, Strategic Planning, 

Program Development, Grant Writing, Information Technology

John Becker

Agency Title: Director of Finance 

Years with Agency: 25 years

Areas of Focus: Finance 

JonQuil Curry

Agency Title:  Prevention Specialist

Years with Agency: 1 year

Area of Focus: Prevention Education

Luther Syas

Agency Title: Outreach Director

Co-Founder 

Years with Agency: 31 years

Areas of Focus: Community Outreach, Strategic Planning, 

Program Development

Adam Livingston Bates

Agency Title: Technical Assistance Liaison

Years with Agency: 15 years

Areas of Focus: Marketing, Strategic Planning, Program Development, Grant Writing, Group Facilitation

Shellie Coleman

Agency Title: Program Coordinator

Years with Agency: 7 years

Areas of Focus: Project Management, Program Development, 

Grant Writing

Eric Edwards

Agency Title: Training Coordinator 

Years with Agency: 15 years

Areas of Focus: Training, Networking, Finance/Banking/Insurance.

Peer Health Educators

  • Peers: Maurice Washington/ Deandre Bell/ Fabyan Holloway/ Marquis Howell/ MarSean Hopkins 
  • Trainers: Adam Bates & Jim Lew