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At Us Helping Us, we offer a variety of weekly discussion and support groups, which are facilitated by trained peers, confidential, meet in a safe space and are designed for the needs of Black gay and same-gender-loving men.

 

The Board of Directors

 

In addition to its legal and fiduciary responsibilities, the Board of Directors is responsible for fund raising and program evaluation. A director serves for a two-year term. There are currently nine directors on the Board.

James Hadley, M.A. (Chairman) is the Director of the National Outreach Network at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health.  He was formerly the Public Liaison Officer for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; and a Public Affairs Specialist for the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

Jhahbriel C. Moore-Terrell, M.B.A. (Vice-Chairman) is a Senior Account Manager for National Accounts in the Mid-Atlantic and Georgia Regions for Kaiser Permanente Health Plan. He manages a national book of business which includes health and wellness iniatives for over 25,000 members.  Jhahbriel's background covers Group and Health Care consulting and serving in the United States Army.

Patrick McGlone, Esq. (Treasurer) is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for ULLICO Inc. and was previously an attorney at US Office Products, Mobil Corporation, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the law firm of Hunton & Williams.  Patrick is active in the District of Columbia Bar and the American Bar Association.

A. Cornelius Baker (Secretary) is a Senior Communications Advisor and Project Director at the Academy for Educational Development Center on AIDS and Community Health, and the National Policy Advisor for the National Black Gay Men’s Advocacy Coalition.  He has served as the executive director for the Whitman-Walker Clinic and for the National Association of People With AIDS.

Donovan Anderson, Esq. is an attorney in private practice specializing in representing parents in special education administrative due process hearings on matters relating to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Formerly, he was an Attorney-Advisor for the District of Columbia Public Schools.

E.W. Emanuel, M.D., M.B.A., is the Associate Medical Director for Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic.  His responsibilities include: health education and promotion materials; market liaison between the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group and the Kaiser Health Plan; and access and internalization of services in the area of women’s health care and premature infants. He was formerly the Service Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Preston James, M.B.P.A. is a Quality Assurance & Training Consultant providing services to include program design & development, staff development/training and organizational development. Working with human and social service agencies, James audits programs and makes recommendations for quality improvement systems that facilitate effective service delivery to populations served.

Edward M. Jones is the Director of Conference and Meeting Programming at the Council on Foundations.  He was a founding member of the Black Philanthropic Alliance, a network of professionals in philanthropy and nonprofits that identify manage and influence investments and resources to strengthen and connect the black community in the Washington, DC region.

Dennis R. Wirt, M.D., is a pediatrician in private practice. He was the chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the Columbia Hospital for Women from 1987 – 1995.

(L to R): E.W. Emanuel, M.D.; Patrick McGlone, Esq., Treasurer; Preston James, M.B.P.A.; Jhahbriel Moore-Terrell, M.B.A., Vice Chairman; Edward Jones; Cornelius Baker, Secretary; Dennis Wirt, M.D.; Donovan Anderson, Esq.; and James Hadley, M.A., Chairman.

The views expressed herein  do not necessarily reflect the views of the organizations referenced above. The organizations listed are for purposes of identification only. Board members serve in their personal capacity.