Important Numbers

National HIV/AIDS Hotline:
(800) CDC-INFO (800) 232-4636

National HIV/AIDS Hotline TTY:
(888) 232-6348

National HIV/AIDS Email:

Hepatitis C Association Support Line:
877-HELP-4-HEP (877-435-7443)

Meet the WNCAP Staff & Board of Directors

Serving our local WNC community

Across Western North Carolina, the WNCAP Staff & Board serves, supports, and advocates for people living with HIV. Not sure who you need to talk to? Call (828) 252-7489 or email

WNCAP Administrative Staff

Antonio Del Toro, Executive Director |
Iosvany Gispert, Associate Executive Director |
John Chaffin, Harm Reduction Specialist |
Thomas Cospito, Office Manager & SEP Coordinator, (828) 301-2185 |
Kyle Karner, Receptionist, 310 |
Claudia Mattheiss, Administrative Assistant |
Michael Poandl, Development & Communications Coordinator, 313 |
Taylor Walls, Client Eligibility Navigator (CEN), 328, Cell: (828) 335-9015 |
Peggy Weil, Public Policy & Grants Coordinator |
Christopher Winebrenner, Community Resource Coordinator, 315 |
Amanda Wood, Pharmacy Services Director and Human Resources Coordinator, 326, Cell: (828) 318-6628 |

Case Management

Lacy H, Case Management Coordinator, 314
Maureen B, Western Region Medical Case Manager (Macon County), Cell: (828) 367-8723
Ainsley B, Medical Case Manager, 317
Jessie B, HOPWA Housing Case Manager, 320
Chris C, Medical Case Manager, 327
Giovanni D, Lead Peer Navigator, 319
Marsha H, Eastern Region Medical Case Manager (Cleveland County), Cell: (828) 367-8351
Heather P, Medical Case Manager, 323


Devin Lipford, Prevention Department Coordinator, 325 |
Charles Beam, NCCPSS, Harm Reduction Specialist (Western Region) |
Emma Bruce, Prevention Specialist, 312 |
Michael Harney, Prevention Educator, 311 |
Claudia Mattheiss, Administrative Assistant (Western Region) |

WNCAP Board of Directors

Kris Lang, MSW, LCSW, CPC-A, President of the Board: Former WNCAP Case Manager
Melinda Ramage, Board President-Elect: Clinical Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, MAHEC OB/GYN
Harvey W. Jenkins, CPA, Board Treasurer: Gould Killian Group, PA
Nancy Asch, LCSW, Board Secretary
Hope Bates, CSAC: Substance Abuse Counselor, Carolina Treatment Centers
David Guinn, Principal/Creative Director, Design One
Bennett Lincoff, JD, LLM
Jacie Volkman, MPH, CIC, FAPIC: Director of Infection Prevention, Mission Health
Jamie Whitehouse, MD: Physician, Mission Infectious Disease Associates

Prevention Education

WNCAP offers innovative age appropriate education programs and HIV/AIDS education materials for schools, worksites & community groups