About Us

Our Staff

 

Darwin Thompson
Executive Director

Darwin Thompson joined NAESM, Inc. in August 2013 as the Program Coordinator for Prevention and Support Services. Currently, Darwin serves as the Executive Director. In this position, Darwin oversees the organization’s community based programs, provides financial oversight, manage.

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Yolanda Brown
Program Assistant

Yolanda Brown joined NAESM, Inc. in August 2016, and serves as the organization’s Program Assistant. In this position, Yolanda provides daily assistance in support of the case manager and other services that NAESM provides.

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Hilton Mozee, MPH
Prevention Specialist-NSPIRE

Hilton Mozee joined NAESM, Inc. in September 2017 and currently serves as the organization’s Prevention Specialist. Hilton is responsible for providing HIV/STI pre/post-test counseling, confidential HIV testing, and providing linkage to care for newly diagnosed YMSM.

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Marguerite Roberts, MA
Human Resource/Benefits Specialist

Marguerite Roberts joined NAESM, Inc. in 2017, and currently serves as the Human Resource/Benefits Specialist. In this position, Marguerite is responsible for recruiting, performance management, training and development, employee relations, and benefits and compensation.

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Dwyane Williams
Prevention and Social Media Specialist

Dwyane Williams, joined NAESM, Inc. as the Prevention and Social Media Specialist in August 2017. In his role, Dwyane provides testing, education, counseling, and manages the dissemination of news via NAESM’s social media platforms. As well, serves as the primary liaison of the Build a Brother Institute.

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Alex Yannick Zohore, MS
Finance Manager

Alex Zohore joined NAESM, Inc. in January 2017 and currently serves as the organization’s Finance Manager. Alex is responsible for managing all the financial matters of the organization, preparing accurate and creative financial reports and annual budget of the end of each year.

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Abilash Pulicken, MAPC
Mental Health Counselor

Abilash Pulicken joined NAESM, Inc. in December 2016 as the organization’s Mental Health Counselor, and currently serves as the organization’s Client Services Manager. Abilash is the primary mental health practitioner at NAESM, Inc., and serves clients by providing individual counseling,..

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Antwone D. Williams
Case Manager/Linkage Specialist

Antwone D. Williams joined NESM, Inc. in September 2017 and currently serves as the Organization’s Case Manager/ Linkage Specialist. Antwone is responsible for working closely with all clients ensuring that he meets the needs of clients by providing a multitude of resources, emotional support in a positive LBGTQ friendly atmosphere.

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Amondre A. Smith
Program Assistant/Health Educator

Amondre A. Smith joined NAESM, Inc. in October 2017 and serves as the organization’s Program Assistant/Health Educator. In this position, Amondre is responsible for providing general administrative assistance and support on day-to-day administrative operations.

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Jordan Chappell
Data Specialist

Jordan Chappell joined NAESM, Inc. in October 2015 and serves as the organization’s Data Specialist. In this position, Jordan facilitates numerous testing initiatives, creates necessary data collection tools, and performs data analysis to discover trends among the served population and strategically plan future efforts accordingly.

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Dominique Booker
Housing Specialist 

Dominique Booker joined NAESM, Inc. in 2017, and serves as the organization’s Housing Specialist. Dominique is responsible for The Gerald’s House Initiative, disbursing HOPWA funds, program evaluation, and ensuring the ongoing safety well-being of all housing clients.

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Evan Pitts
YMSM Program Coordinator

Evan Pitts joined NAESM, Inc. in November 2014 as the AmeriCorps Vista/Volunteer Coordinator and currently serves as the Program Coordinator for the YMSM Drop-In Center “The Hangout”.  In his current role, Evan oversees the day-to-day programmatic operations of the center and leads the..

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Deon Hedge
YMSM Prevention Specialist

Deon Hedge joined NAESM, Inc. in 2016 and serves as the YMSM Prevention Specialist. In this Position, Deon is responsible for providing HIV/STI testing, community outreach strategies with support from YMSM Program Coordinator, leading support groups in conjunction with Mental

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Tiera Latson, MPH
Prevention Coordinator

Tiera Latson joined NAESM, Inc. 2014, and serves as the Organization’s Prevention Coordinator. In this position, Tiera coordinates outreach events, manage PrEP clients, implement educational and awareness, and creates grassroots within the community.

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