Kathy Garner Kathy serves as the Executive Director for AIDS Services Coalition and has been with the organization for over nine years. Kathy is responsible for oversight of all ASC programming, including the expansion of services offered by AIDS Services Coalition. As ASC serves people living with and impacted by HIV, Kathy has worked to increase work in the community surrounding homelessness and as well as HIV.
Joanna Johnson Joanna joined the ASC team in 2013. As Operations Manager, Joanna helps keep the day to day operations of the organization running, including accounting, human resources and grant reporting.
Yvette Parker Yvette serves as the case manager for 121 Haven House. In addition to supporting the residents at 121 Haven House, Yvette also provides case management for the residents of 227 Place on an as-needed basis. Yvette joined the staff at ASC in 2010.
Sharon Cohen, LCSW Sharon joined the team at ASC in 2013 as a program coordinator for 2-2-7 Place. Sharon oversees the program at 2-2-7 Place, including supervising all case management work. As an LCSW, she is the Clinical Manager for the programs of ASC.
Charmaine Byes Charmaine joined the ASC staff in 2013 as a case manager at 227 Place. Charmaine assists Sharon with providing services at 227 Place and serves as the property manager.
Maxine Butler Maxine joined the ASC team in 2012 as the outreach worker. Maxine comes to ASC with a long history of providing HIV education and prevention in Chicago where she worked for multiple agencies including primary care facilities. Maxine spends part of her time as a case manager with 2-2-7 Place.
HIV Outreach Specialist
HIV Testing Coordinator
Annette Davis Annette joined the ASC team in 2010 as the house manager. She now functions as the facilities manager for 1-2-1 Haven House, 2-2-7 Place and works with the residents to maintain a safe and friendly living environment.
Mary Bolton Mary is a Financial Assistant working directly with the HOPWA program. Her years of experience in housing and finance make her uniquely qualified to work with this program.
LaDona Schwertman LaDona joined ASC as an HIV Case Manager for the Mississippi Gulf Coast in November 2016. She brings with her years of experience, providing housing and case management services on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Melissa Little Melissa joined the Team at ASC in December 2014 as a Program Assistant for the HOPWA program and, in October 2016, became the HIV Housing Case Manager for the Hattiesburg area. She has been involved with housing programs since 2009.
Kizmet Cleveland Kizmet began her career in the field of HIV/AIDS as a peer educator in 1997. Kizmet then choose to advocate in fight to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic. She joined the ASC team in December of 2014 as a HIV Housing Case Manager for the HOPWA program in the Mississippi Delta.
Cotrencla 'Tren' Burkett As the Supportive Services Coordinator, Tren oversees the HOPWA program for ASC which spans 72 of the 82 counties in Mississippi. A masters level social worker, she has worked in outreach, housing and case management since she came to ASC in 2014