About ALFA
ALFA, formally known as AIDS Leadership Foothills Area-Alliance, has provided supportive services to those infected and/or affected by HIV/AIDS since 1987. ALFA currently provides supportive and medical case management, prevention education, and outreach to a nine county service area. ALFA's service area consists of Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Lincoln, Watauga & Wilkes counties. ALFA is able to continue providing quality services to communities of need through generous funding from entities such as the United Way, Ryan White CARE Act, Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, North Carolina Community Foundation, DIFFA, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AID and many more.

Medical Case Management

Shirley Jones

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Sam Clark

Medical Case Manager
x229 habla español Sam is from Morganton, NC and attended UNC-Greensboro ...

Natasha Bunton

Medical Case Manager Supervisor

Lisa Metcalf

Transportation Coordinator
Lisa is a part of the medical case management department. Lisa provides ...

Jessica Jones

Medical Case Manager
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Franeka Walker

Medical Case Manager

Education & Outreach

Valerie Spencer

Harm Reduction Specialist
(828) 999-8744

Marquita Houston

Community Health Educator
(828) 999-8744

Liz Ramseur

Director of Education and Outreach
Liz holds a Master of Public Health with a Concentration in Community Health ...

Emily Griffin

Community Health Eduator
(828) 999-8744

PrEP Services

Kaila Crews

PrEP Outreach and Education
(828) 999-8744   Steve's Place


Martha Gantt

Chief Financial Officer

Gretchen Beard

Administrative Assistant
(704) 325 0180

Chris Kliesch

Executive Director
Chris earned a BA in Women's Studies from University of California at Santa ...
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Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Laura Levinson, President

Michael Stewart, Vice President

Thom Hutchens, Secretary

Derek Zealy-Wright, Treasurer

Board Members

Michelle Mace Lusk

Stacey Bracket

Stephen Heavner

Chrissy Colavecchio Schramm

Bill Morgan, Legal Counsel