Tuesday, March 15, 2016

About Us: Our Staff


alt Ricky Duck, Executive Director, joined the Council as a volunteer in June 2008 and became an employee April 2009. Ricky has 12 years experience in the mental health field with 9 of those working for the State of New York. Ricky has worked at the Council in numerous capacities such as the Testing Assistant, Data Analyst for research with Wake Forest University for 4 years and now as the fourth Executive Director. Ricky has been in charge of meeting all Council funders to review the agency goals and rate of success for meeting those goals. He is highly regarded by the funding agents for whom he has been involved with. Ricky continues to support the services offered by the Council for all people. His goal for the future of Chatham Social Health Council is to bring in-house care services and treatment to people testing positive for HIV and other STDs. He also has a passion to continue to be involved with research in the sexual health field.
Lisa Walker

Lisa Walker, Prevention and Testing Coordinator (West), started with the Council September 2008. She works closely with the community to reach all people of every race, age, ethnicity, etc, distributing condoms and educational materials to local teindas, convenient stores, pool halls / gamerooms, laundry mats and any other place where people may gather. She is known as the ‘Condom Lady’ when driving our famous ‘Condom-mobile’. Lisa assists with the testing services and she is trained in phlebotomy. Lisa obtained her certification in two CDC approved DEBIs, Voices/Voces and Clear.

Charlene Yancey, Testing Coordinator Supervisor (West), started with the Council July 2009. She supervises the ITTS and SAC East testing team and she is a Phlebotomist. Char provides ITTS Testing Services in 7 counties including Chatham, Alamance, Randolph, Lee, Orange, Durham and Wake counties. Char brings much knowledge of working with people from her long career in the mental health field. She is very connected in the community and can be seen driving around the community in the agency 'Condom-mobile'.
Brittany Brown, SAC Coordinator (West), started with the Council October 2014. She provides HIV/STD testing services in 7 Substance Abuse Centers in 22 counties in North Carolina. Brittany is a trained phlebotomist and she has her certification in the CDC approved DEBI CLEAR.
Erin Erin Pettibone, Event Planner, joined the Council as staff in October 2014 however, she has been working with the Council for the past year with another collaborative agency. Erin has brought many fundraising events to the HIV world to help secure direct service funding for people living with HIV or AIDS. Her out going personality has allowed her to be a valuable member to the new Council Development Team.

Randy Light, Director of Development, started with the Council in October 2014. Randy has many years of experience raising funds for service organizations that reach people living with HIV or AIDS. He has brought experience of collaborative fundraising efforts with organizations like Susan G Komen, numerous animal shelters, other HIV/AIDS service organizations like the Council.

mary k mart

Mary K Mart, Face of Development, is a famous Drag Queen known throughout North Carolina. She offers her time to many agencies to bring awareness about HIV and AIDS. She also is a big part of the new Council Development team.



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