Our Staff & Board

Our Staff

Marianne Martinez, MPA

Marianne Martinez, MPA

Executive Director

Jackie Ferrell Bermudez

Jackie Ferrell Bermudez

Wellness Program Coordinator

Our Medical Staff

Graeme Potter, MD, Medical Director

David Trigg, MD – volunteer

 

David McCord, PhD – volunteer psychologist

 

Darren Absher, DNP

Sandy Gibson, FNP

James Holbrook, FNP

Andrea Morrissey, FNP

George Murphy, FNP

Kirk Wahtera, FNP

 

Ana Anaya-Blas, RN

Hannah Bessenecker, RN

Alex Escobar, RN

Jessica Rodriguez

Jessica Rodriguez

Outreach Coordinator

Anna Morris

Outreach Worker

Kenny Parmenter, LCSW-A, LCAS-A

Kenny Parmenter, LCSW-A, LCAS-A

Mental Health Therapist

Our Board

President

Colleen Hayes, RN, MHS – WCU School of Nursing

Vice President

David Trigg, MD – Retired, Cherokee Hospital

Secretary

Melissa McKnight, MPH – Jackson County Health Department

Treasurer

Osiel Gonzalez – Mecklenburg County Health Department

Medical Director

Graeme Potter, MD – Dogwood Wellness & Swain County Health Department

Members

Beau Coan – Papa Noel Christmas Trees

Ted Coyle, PhD – WCU Anthropology & Sociology Department

Alan Farmer – Flowing S Farm

Kate Renner – Gaia Herbs Farm