Billy Kirkpatrick, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Vicky Carter, Ph.D.

Chief Operating Officer

Veronica Hemphill, MSA, MBA

Director of Finance

Katherine Waldon, MPA

Chief Programmatic Officer

Tyler Keenum, MSN, RN, NP-C

Clinical Director

Jimmy Winters, MSN, RN, NP-C

Director of HIV Care and Clinical Outcomes


Joanna Love
Director of Grants Management and Human Resources

Crissy Knowlton
Accounts Payable/Payroll Specialist

Medical Services

Rachel Queen, MSN, RN, CNL
Registered Nurse

Nicole Vazquez
340B Compliance Specialist 

Sharonda Allen
Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist

Vera Knox
Medical Receptionist

Regina Prewitt
PrEP Navigator

Case Management and Rural Services

Barbara Lowery, MA
Director of Social Services

Bettiènne Kelly, BSW, LBSW
Case Manager

Kanedra Thomas, MS, LBSW, BS
Case Manager

Rodney Williams, MSCE
Community Resource Specialist

Wayne Jones
Transportation Coordinator

Reginald Harris
Assistant Transportation Coordinator

Prevention & Outreach

Lazette Wright, MSW
Director of Programs

Ann James
Director of Prevention Services

Derrick Steverson
Director of Community Partnerships

Iyana Diaz
Outreach Specialist 

Behavioral Health and Research

Joshua C. Eyer, Ph.D.
Director of Behavioral Health and Research


Leslie Abernathy
Director of Development

Emily Hall
Assistant Director of Development


*** 2022 Meeting Dates ***

Note: Unless advised otherwise, all meetings held in United Way Conference Room at 2720 6th Street, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

January 25 at noon

March 22 at 5:30 p.m.

May 24 at noon

August 23 at 5:30 p.m. 

October 25 at noon


Debbi Besant, CPA

Matthew Orndorff, MA
Vice President

Amanda Cassity, Ph.D.

Dane Yarbrough, RPh

Shannon Hubbard, LMSW
Ex. Comm. Member (General)

Beth Stomps Feller
Ex. Comm. Member (General)


Daniel Bradshaw

Regina Byrne

Shameka Cody, Ph.D.

Mary Cameron Dees

Timothy Dreyfus

Russ Guin, MD

Russell Howard

Tina Johnson

Quin Kelly

Ken Lamica

Taylor Liles

Erika Marsh, LICSW

Amy Eifler Martin

Rebecca Martin

Susan Caples McGuire

George Mugoya, Ph.D., MPH, CRC

Cindy Smith

Joel Sogol

Annabel Stephens, DLS

Corey Waldon

Donna Winn, MA

Brian Winters