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AIDS Alabama South's team includes a professional staff with diverse backgrounds and experiences, all dedicated to building and strengthening our community about HIV and AIDS. The following list is organized by department and includes employee name, preferred gender pronoun, title, and extension (if available). Please feel free to contact us at any time by calling our front desk at 251-471-5277. If you are interested in joining our team, please visit our Careers & Internships page.

Candace Taylor, (she/her), Executive Director; Social Worker Supervisor,

Bridgett Garrett, (she/her), Administrative Assistant,

Johnita Tucker, (she/her), Director of Programs,

Kimberly McKeand (she/her), Director of Digital Media & Communications,

Linda Dennison (she/her), Operations Manager and Accounting,

Gust Finch (he/him), Prevention Specialist CCMA.,
Chance Shaw (he/they), Director of Prevention,

LaTorrial Peyton, (she/her), Enroll Mobile Field Navigator,

Vondrea Watts, (he/him), Food Bank Coordinator,

Danasia Cowans, (she/her), Ending the HIV Epidemic Coordinator,

Antonio Brito (he/him), Development Director,

Thomisina Sharpe, (she/her), Medical Director,

Rachael Carter, (she/her), Nurse Practioner and Director of Clinical Services,

Kaitlyn Burkett, (she/her), Prevention Education & Outreach Coordinator,

Danyelle Sturvivant, (she/her), Rural & Minority Outreach Specialist,

John Harrington, Transportation Coordinator,

Vanessa Vandehey, (she/her), Social Work Case Manager,

Dorean Robbins, (she/her) Ryan White Eligibility Specialist,


AIDS Alabama South Team

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