Staff & Leadership

Aliveness Staff

Leadership

Executive Director (he/him)
[email protected] (612) 822-7946, ext. 201
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Director (he/him)
[email protected] (612) 822-7946, ext. 214 
External Relations Director (he/him)
[email protected] (612) 822-7946, ext. 204
Clinical Services Director (he/him)
[email protected] (612) 822-7946, ext. 234
Social Services Director (he/him)
[email protected] (612) 822-7946, ext. 223

Clinical Services: Outreach, Prevention, and Care Linkage

[email protected] phone: (612) 822-7946, ext. 234; fax: (612) 225-1869
Outreach & HIV Testing Manager
Any pronouns – Ext. 209
Care Linkage & Prevention Manager
he/him/his – Ext. 233
Recovery Stabilization Manager, MNSure Assister, Outreach/Prevention
they/them/theirs - Ext. 202
D-up, A+, Mistr Program Coordinator, Outreach/Prevention
he/him/his - Ext. 212
Care Linkage Coordinator, Outreach/Prevention
she/her/hers - Ext. 212
TWIST Program Coordinator, Outreach/Prevention
she/her/hers - Ext. 212
Harm Reduction Coordinator, Outreach/Prevention
He/they - Ext. 202
Outreach/Prevention
she/her/hers – Ext. 202
Outreach/Prevention
she/her/hers – Ext. 202
Outreach/Prevention
he/him/his - Ext. 212
Outreach/Prevention
she/her/hers - Ext. 212

Social Services: Case Management, Housing, Medical Nutrition Therapy, & Mental Health

Case Management Supervisor
she/her/hers - Ext. 216
Medical Case Manager
he/him/his - Ext. 215
Medical Case Manager
he/him/his - Ext. 219
Non-Medical Case Manager
he/him/his - Ext. 203
Case Management Intern
they/she
Social Work Intern
she/her/hers
Housing Manager
she/her/hers - Ext. 232
Housing Locator
she/they - Ext. 237
Housing Case Manager
he/him/his - Ext. 230
Housing Case Manager
she/her/hers - Ext. 230
Housing Case Manager
he/him/his - Ext. 230
SOR Grant Manager
they/them/theirs - Ext. 210
Mental Health Therapist
she/her/hers - Ext. 220
Clinical Nutrition Manager, Lead Dietitian - click the link for referral
she/her/hers - Ext. 217 [email protected]
Wellness Dietitian
she/her/hers - Ext. 217

Food Programs: Food Shelf and Meals

Food Manager
he/him/his – Ext. 205
Head Chef
he/him/his – Ext. 211
Cook
she/her/hers – Ext. 211 
Kitchen Assistant
he/him/his – Ext. 211 
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David Reider

Kitchen Assistant
he/him/his – Ext. 211 
Kitchen Assistant
he/him/his – Ext. 211
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Velvet Bartashevitch

Kitchen Assistant
they/them/theirs – Ext. 211 
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Bill Unger

Kitchen Assistant
he/him/his – Ext. 211 
Food Shelf Assistant
he/him/his – Ext. 205
Food Shelf Assistant
she/her/hers – Ext. 205

Member Services, External Relations, and Administration

Event & Communications Manager
he/him/his – Ext. 207 
Volunteer Manager
he/him/his – Ext. 221 
Member Records Specialist
they/them/theirs - Ext. 208
Development & Communications Associate
she/her/hers - Ext. 236
Office Manager
she/her/hers – Ext. 213 
Facilities Manager
he/him/his – Ext. 235 

Charitable Gaming

Charitable Gaming Coordinator 
he/him/his
Charitable Gaming Coordinator
she/her/hers

Member & Board of Directors Leadership

Membership Advisory Committee (MAC)

The MAC consists of up to 20 members of The Aliveness Project elected at the Annual Meeting each May. They meet on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. The MAC elects the Board of Directors, advises and makes recommendations on member-related issues, and oversees Charitable Gaming.

JoAnn V. – President
Joe R. – Vice President
Scott S. – Secretary
David A.
Tim K.
Joe F.
Pinki G.
Jay O.

 

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is elected by the Membership Advisory Committee and consists of up to 20 community members, at least 30% of whom must be people living with HIV.

President: Carey Boyum, Lubrizol
Vice President: Tom Straley
Second Vice President: David Anderson
Secretary: Dr. Mary Jo Kasten | Mayo Clinic

Austin Bly | U.S. Water Services, Legal
Helué Vázquez Valverde | Ernst & Young LLP
Jenn Schaal | Meet Minneapolis
Michelle Bahr | MN New Life Recovery
Michelle Tanner | UnitedHealthcare
Moncies Franco | Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute
Dr. Rachel Prosser | Gilead Sciences
Raquelle Paulsen | University of Minnesota Youth & AIDS Projects
Shanasha Whitson | Brakins Consulting