Desert AIDS Project
(760) 323-2118

Who We Are

Staff Directory


D.A.P. is committed to providing compassionate, comprehensive care and a broad network of social services. Click on the headings to the left, to quickly navigate to a particular department. If you already know the person you need to contact, you will find a phone number and/or email address.

If you have a specific concern, please send it to and it will be directed to the appropriate person for follow-up within one business day. For general information, please call our front desk at 760-323-2118.


Management


David Brinkman, MBA

CEO
  Barry Datyon
Director of Marketing & Communications
760-992-0434
 
Dr. David HershDr. David Hersh
Director of Clinical Services
760-969-4505
  Brande OrrBrande Orr, MBA
Director of Grants
760-993-0437
 
Mary Park
Chief Financial Officer
760-992-0421
   Karynsue Rose-Thomas
Director of Quality Assurance
760-993-0417
 
Sheri Saenz
Director of Administration & Human Resources
760-992-0416
  Michael Scarff
Director of Retail
760-969-5750
 
Dr. Steven ScheibelSteven Scheibel, MD, AAHIVS
Medical Director
760-969-4507
  Darrell L. Tucci
Chief Development Officer
760-992-0403
 
Zayda Welden
Director of Social Services
760-969-0476
   

Medical Professionals & Clinical Services

             Director: Steven Scheibel
Medical Providers
Dew, Ann
Women's Health Specialist 
  Kerkar, Shubha
MD, MACP, AAHIVS
 
Lai, Dr.
Pain Management 
  Moran, Matt
MSN, RN, PHN, ANP-BC, AAHIVS
 
Vo, Ashley
MD 
   
Clinic & Program Staff
Baker, Trista
Clinical Services LVN
  Barnett, Shelia
Clinical Services Coordinator
 
Benitez, Victoria
Medical Assistant 
 

Buonauro, Anthony (Tony)
Charge Nurse

 
Fowler, Matt
Clinical Services LVN
  Hagan, Rod
Medical Office Assistant 
 
Khan, Dion
Medical Assistant
  Madrigal, Darla
Medical Receptionist 
 
Marquez, Esmeralda
Referrals Specialist
  Martinez, Corrine
Referrals Specialist 
 
Romero, Evonne
Medical Receptionist
  Sheppard, Tricina
Referrals Specialist
 
Sims, Michelle
Medical Assistant
  Trigueros, Luis
Medical Assistant 
 
Webb, Rebecca
Health Center Office Manager
   

Administration & Human Resources


Administrative Assistant 
 
Facilities/Security Coordinator
760-992-0429
 

HR Assistant
760-992-0419
  Mellman, Mitch
Emergency Preparedness Coordinator 
 


Executive Assistant to the CEO
760-992-0418

   

Behavioral Health

Director: Dr. David Hersh

Substance Abuse Specialist
 
Addiction Specialist
760-992-0463
 
Miller, Kimmie
Mental Health Practice Coordinator, LVN 
 
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner 
 

Community Center Manager
760-992-0471
 
Mental Health Clinician, PhD, LMFT
760-992-0462

Dental

Director: Dr. David Hersh


Dental Receptionist
760-992-0460
  Hurtado, Isaac
Dental Assistant
 

Kim, Julie
Dental Hygienist, RDH
 
Soh, Margaret
Dentist
 

Suh, Annie
Dentist
 

Dental Office Manager, DA
760-992-0461
 

Virden, Sierra
Dental Assistant

Finance

Director: Mary Park, CPA

Cost Accountant
760-992-0422
 
Senior Staff Accountant
760-992-0423
 

Staff Accountant
760-992-0424
   

Grants

Director: Brande Orr, MBA

Grants & Contracts Coordinator
760-992-0431
  Endris, Shylo
Grant Writer
760-992-0432

Home Health Care

Director: Dr. David Hersh

Social Worker, LCSW
760-992-0486
 
Medical Case Manager, RN
760-992-0487
 

Social Worker, MA
760-992-0484
 
Medical Case Manager RN, PHN
760-992-0485

IT

Director: Karynsue Rose-Thomas

IT Technician
760-992-0469 
 
Network Administrator
 

IT Technician 
   

Marketing & Communications

Director: Barry Dayton


Events & Retail Marketing Manager
760-992-0435

 
Integrated Communications Associate
760-992-0436

Quality Assurance

Director: Karynsue Rose-Thomas 
Alcaraz, Theresa
Health Information Manager 
  Garcia, Rigo
Health Information Management Coordinator
 
Jones, Jeff
Programs Specialist
760-992-0439
  Lee, Rafael
Health Information Exchange Coordinator
 
Ramirez, Nancy
Release of Information Specialist
   

Resource Development

Director: Darrell Tucci

Fundraising Events Manager
760-992-0440
 
Volunteer Services Associate
760-922-0441
 

Fundraising Events Associate
760-992-0442
 
Resource Development Coordinator
760-992-0444
 

Major Gifts Manager
760-992-0445
   

Revivals

Director: Mike Scarff

San Diego Store Manager 
Store: 619-497-1000
Direct: 760-969-5754
  Babbit, David
Dispatch Scheduler 
 
Bernal, Jose
Store Associate 
 
Palm Desert Store Manager
Store: 760-992-0499
Direct: 760-969-5753
 
Cartaciano, McHale
Store Associate  
  Charest, Anthony
Warehouse Assistant  
 
Chin, Stanley
Store Associate
  Cisneros, Marco
Driver 
 

Logistics Manager
760-969-5748
  Dumbrique, Bobby
Store Associate
 
Dunn, Sanya
Store Associate
  Estrada, Jose Luis
Driver
 

Cathedral City Store Manager
Cathedral City Store: 760-969-5747
Direct: 760-969-5752
  Greenwald, Laurie
Store Associate 
 
Hankel, Tim
Store Associate 
  Hislop, Charles
Store Associate
 
Johnson, Kevin
Driver's Helper
 
Revivals Volunteer Coordinator
760-969-5749
 
Koch, Dane
Buyer
  Leigh, Davis
Assistant Manager
 
Lobo, Constance
Store Associate
  Lomeli, Christopher
Driver
 
McRoy, Lee
Assistant Manager 
  Munoz, Ampara
Store Associate 
 
Nelson, Richard
Driver
  Pacheco, Chris
Store Associate 
 
Plumb, Mark
Assistant Store Manager
  Quinn, Gerard
Warehouse Assistant 
 
Rodriguez, Julissa
Warehouse Assistant 
 
Palm Springs Store Manager
Palm Springs Store: 760-318-6491
Direct: 760-969-5751
 
Santoyo, Jose
Store Associate 
  Suchite, Katherine
Store Associate 
 

Manager of Consignments & Estate Buyouts
Direct: 760-969-5746
   

Social Services

Director: Zayda Welden 


Community Health Educator/Risk Reduction Counselor
760-992-0465 

 


Support Services Manager
760-992-0482

 

Housing Case Manager
760-992-0483
 
Program Services Assistant
760-992-0472 
 

Public Health Liaison - GTCV 
 
Community Health Educator
760-992-0467
 

Medical Case Manager
760-992-0481
 
Early Intervention Specialist
760-992-0464
 

Medical Case Manager, BSHS
760-992-0474
 
Case Management Assistant 
760-992-0466
 

Medical Case Manager
760-992-0458
 
Medical Case Manager
760-992-0473
 

Support Services Assistant 
760-992-0468 
 
Medical Case Manager
760-992-0475 
 

Medical Case Manager
760-992-0480 
 


Benefits Eligibility Navigator
760-992-0458 

 

Benefits Eligibility Navigator
760-992-0459
 
Medical Case Manager
760-992-0477 
 
     

Contracted Professionals

Koyle, Robert
LMFT
  Zaun, Jane
LMFT