Our Staff & Board

Our Staff

Marianne Martinez, MPA

Marianne Martinez, MPA

Executive Director

Yolanda Pinzon Uribe

Yolanda Pinzon Uribe

COVID Community Health Worker

Our Board

President

Colleen Hayes, RN, MHS – WCU School of Nursing

Vice President

David Trigg, MD – Retired, Cherokee Hospital

Secretary

Melissa McKnight, MPH – Deputy Director, Jackson County Health Department

Treasurer

Osiel Gonzalez – Mecklenburg County Health Department

Medical Director

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

Members

Ted Coyle, PhD – Professor, WCU Anthropology & Sociology Department

Mark Newman, Esq. – Retired Partner, Troutman Pepper

Kate Renner – Farm Manager, Gaia Herbs Farm

Megan Padilla, RN, CPN

Megan Padilla, RN, CPN

RN Practice Manager

Kenny Parmenter, LCSW-A, LCAS-A

Kenny Parmenter, LCSW-A, LCAS-A

Mental Health Therapist

Benito Garcia

Benito Garcia

Marketing Assistant

Our Medical Staff

Graeme Potter, MD, Medical Director

David Trigg, MD – volunteer

Katharine Whitfield, DO – volunteer

 

David McCord, PhD – volunteer psychologist

 

Ingrid Abrahamson, PA

Darren Absher, DNP

James Holbrook, FNP

Andrea Morrissey, FNP

Kelly Ware, FNP

 

Ana Anaya-Blas, RN

Alex Escobar, RN

Emily Hamilton, RN

Jessica Rodriguez

Jessica Rodriguez

Outreach Coordinator

Scarlett Chavez-Larios

Scarlett Chavez-Larios

Outreach Worker

Ricardo Ball

Ricardo Ball

Outreach Worker