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 and Board of Directors 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 (he/him), Executive Director |
Iosvany Gispert (he/him), Associate Executive Director |
Thomas Cospito (he/him), Office Manager, (828) 301-2185 |
Kyle Karner (he/him), Administrative Assistant, 310 |
Claudia Mattheiss (she/her), Administrative Assistant (Western Region) |
Michael Poandl (he/him), Development & Communications Coordinator |
Taylor Walls (she/her), Client Eligibility Navigator (CEN), Cell: (828) 335-9015 |
Peggy Weil (she/her), Public Policy & Grants Coordinator |
Christopher Winebrenner (he/him), Community Resource Coordinator, 315 |
Amanda Wood (she/her), Pharmacy Services Director and Human Resources Coordinator, 326, Cell: (828) 318-6628 |

Case Management

Lacy H (she/her), Case Management Coordinator, (828) 367-8862 
Maureen B (she/her), Western Region Medical Case Manager (Macon County), (828) 367-8723 
Jessie B (she/her), HOPWA Housing Case Manager, (828) 775-3884 
Chris C (he/him), Medical Case Manager, (828) 367-8307 
Giovanni D (he/him), Lead Community Navigator 
Marsha H (she/her), Eastern Region Medical Case Manager (Cleveland County), (828) 367-8351 
Mackenzie M (she/her), Medical Case Manager, (828) 768-2209 
Omar O, Bilingual Medical Case Manager, (828) 367-8714 
Heather P (she/her), Medical Case Manager, (828) 318-2227
Brian S (he/him), Western Region Medical Case Manager (Macon County), (828) 777-9959

Harm Reduction

Thomas Cospito (he/him), Harm Reduction Coordinator, (828) 301-2185 |
Claudia Mattheiss (she/her), Lead Harm Reduction Specialist, (828) 318-5333 |
Charles Beam (he/him), NCCPSS, Lead Harm Reduction Community Navigator, (828) 779-2531 |
John Chaffin (he/him), Harm Reduction Community Navigator, (828) 779-2905 |
Adam Jenkins (he/him), Harm Reduction Community Navigator, (828) 779-2531|
Raymond Velazquez (he/him), Harm Reduction Community Navigator, (828) 775-4873 |
Govinda Wagner (they/them), Harm Reduction Specialist |


Devin Lipford (he/him), Prevention Department Coordinator, 325 |
Emma Bruce (she/her), Prevention Specialist, 312 |
Michael Harney (he/him), Prevention Educator, 311 |

WNCAP Board of Directors

Melinda Ramage (she/her), Board President: Medical Director of Project CARA at MAHEC OBGYN
Harvey W. Jenkins (he/him), CPA, Board Treasurer: Gould Killian Group, PA
Hope Bates (she/her), CSAC: Substance Abuse Counselor, Carolina Treatment Centers
David Guinn (he/him), Principal/Creative Director, Design One
Eric Holt (he/him), Executive Assistant, Impact Team, Dogwood Health Trust
Kris Lang (she/her), MSW, LCSW, CPC-A, former WNCAP Case Manager
Bennett Lincoff (he/him), JD, LLM
Jacie Volkman (she/her), MPH, CIC, FAPIC: Director of Infection Prevention, Mission Health
Jamie Whitehouse (he/him), 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