Peter Houle, MBA
Peter Houle has been the Delaware HIV Consortium’s Executive Director since October of 2003. His diverse experience in education, innovative program development, fund-raising, business and non-profit management provides the organization with a strong, hands on understanding of client based services and the need for community collaboration. Peter has been on the forefront of the HIV/AIDS epidemic as a volunteer and administrator since the early 1980’s in NYC and Chicago where he helped initiate some of the first AIDS fundraisers.
Prior to coming to the Delaware HIV Consortium Peter had been a teacher, business owner and an executive director of two large urban HIV/AIDS organizations in Illinois and Arizona. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Education and a Master’s degree in Business Administration. Peter is dedicated to the Consortium’s mission of eliminating the spread of HIV/AIDS through visionary leadership and ensuring a high-quality, seamless continuum of care exists for all people living with HIV disease in Delaware. He continues to be a tireless advocate for implementing the President’s National HIV Strategy and in empowering people with HIV disease to live happy, long, healthy, quality lives. In addition, Peter also serves on the Ministry of Caring Board of Directors for Mother Teresa House, an HIV/AIDS independent living housing project.
Director of Programs
Brad began working in the field by providing direct client services as a HIV Case Manager. Based upon his reputation and integrity, he was invited to apply to oversee the $8.1 million HIV housing program in Philadelphia. Under the guidance of Mr. Shannon, the program grew from 480 individuals and families served to 700. Mr. Shannon then became a Project Officer for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH). During this time, he provided oversight, technical assistance, auditing, and fiscal monitoring of dozens of Ryan White, CDC HIV Prevention, and state and local contracts. This was followed by being asked to serve as the point of contact for the CDC Enhanced Comprehensive HIV Prevention Planning (ECHPP) demonstration project to determine the effectiveness and scalability of a score of HIV interventions and strategies. After the ECHPP demonstration project concluded, Mr. Shannon became the HIV Prevention Coordinator for the PDPH. In April 2016, he brought this experience to the Delaware HIV Consortium as the Program Director. In addition, Mr. Shannon has served on multiple committees including the Philadelphia Eligible Metropolitan Area Ryan White Planning Council, and was appointed to the Philadelphia HIV Prevention Planning Group for several years, serving as co-chair in his final year.
Charmaine has several years of experience in the nonprofit field, including twelve years of experience working with People Living with HIV/AIDS on issues surrounding case management and housing. Ms. Quarles began her tenure as the Delaware HIV Consortium as the Coordinator of Housing Services, and was recently promoted to the Housing Program Supervisor, where she oversees two employees. Ms. Quarles holds dual degrees as a Master of Administration of Human Services, and a Master in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Criminal Behavior from Wilmington University. Ms. Quarles is also a member of the National Organization of Human Services.
Housing Case Manager
Audrey has 8 years of experience in human services. Mrs. Nwokocha began her career in child welfare, then worked in women’s housing for 2 years, and then in hospital discharge planning. She came to the Delaware HIV Consortium in April 2017, as an HIV Case Manager. She speaks proficient Spanish, and is fluent in Ewe, Ga, and Twi (languages of the West African nation of Ghana, spoken by about 22 million people).
Director of Finance and Administration
Bob Raup is the Director of Finance and Administration for the Delaware HIV Consortium, where he is responsible for the day-to-day financial activities and human resource functions of the agency. Bob joined the Consortium in 2003, and has over 25 years experience working with various not-for-profit agencies. He is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor degree in Business Administration and is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. His greatest accomplishment has been his ability to keep the administrative costs of the agency down, so that more funds are available to serve those who are most in need.
Financial Assistant and Office Manager
Andrea Killian has been the Financial Assistant/Housing Database Manager for seventeen years. Housing related responsibilities include: processing requests for payment of rental assistance and HQS inspections; processing the W-9 information for participating landlords and issuing annual 1099 forms; managing and updating the project’s database; managing and updating the program evaluation report database. In 2013, Ms. Killian became the manager of the emergency financial assistance (EFA) program operated by Delaware HIV Services. EFA program beneficiaries include many clients on the DHAP waiting list.
Scott L. MacKenzie
Director of Development & Communications
Scott MacKenzie has more than 25 years of healthcare public relations experience, most of it in the non-profit communications area. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Glassboro State College (Rowan University) and has worked in communications/public relations for the American Red Cross Blood Services, American Red Cross Southeastern PA Chapter (Philadelphia), Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware, Christiana Care Visiting Nurse Association, Elwyn Inc. (Media, PA), and the Ministry of Caring, Inc. Scott developed an interest in HIV/AIDS in 1985 while working for the American Red Cross, where he developed ground-breaking communications campaigns at the early stages of the epidemic. More recently, Scott headed up public relations and fundraising efforts for the Ministry of Caring’s House of Joseph II, partnering with colleagues at the Consortium on several joint projects.
HIV Community Planning Coordinator
Suzan has a strong resume including extensive research skills, grant writing, community planning, program development & implementation as well as a passion for HIV issues and the individuals infected and affected by HIV. Suzan has a medical degree and a master’s in public health and tropical medicine. Suzan was born in Sudan, Africa where she worked in Darfur conducting HIV trainings to government officials, ASO’s, and doctors working in the field. Suzan also developed and monitored HIV prevention programs for a number of years as well as conducting extensive research in HIV and other health related issues. Most recently Suzan was a senior research officer for the Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation in Washington , DC. prior to relocating to Delaware.
Case Management Supervisor, Wilmington
Kristine has 7 years of intensive human services experience, including 4 years working with dual diagnosed substance use and mental health population. This work overlapped with 3 years in a corrections setting working with convicted sex offenders on reentry into society. In September 2016, Ms. Loller joined the Delaware HIV Consortium as a HIV Case Manager. She also speaks conversational Spanish.
340B Reconciliation Specialist, Wilmington
Case Manager, Wilmington
Kelly has 20 years of experience providing social services. She worked most of her career providing therapy services to individuals with serious mental health diagnoses in behavioral (mental health and substance use) healthcare settings. She recently joined the Delaware HIV Consortium on November 6, 2017, as an HIV Case Manager.
Case Manager, Wilmington
George began working in human services in 2000, which included child welfare and drug and alcohol prevention work. In 2006 he joined Family and Community Service of Delaware County as a HIV Case Manager. In his last year there, he transitioned to providing housing case management services. In March 2016, Mr. Lincoln brought his years of experience to the Delaware HIV Consortium as a HIV Case Manager.
Case Manager, Wilmington
Case Manager, Sussex County
Case Manager, Kent County
Receptionist/Program Assistant – Morning
Re-Engagement Specialist/DelaWEAR ONE Program Assistant