Home | Go to HealthPro

our staff


Hep-C ALERT/ALERT Health employees are as diverse as the community served and are united by their deep commitment to help others. The organization takes great pride in recruiting, cross-training and retaining the highest quality people possible so you’ll have the help you need to make informed decisions. True to its peer-based roots, you will never reach a commercial call center when you dial 877-HELP-4-HEP or 866-4HEPHIV.

Meet the ALERT Staff:

andi thomas, executive director. Andi is widely known for her vision, project development and communication skills.  She administers all facets of the organization working closely with volunteers, staff and Board of Directors to achieve the organization’s mission. 

Her current focus is on the integration of services to make preventive care accessible to those who need it most: low-income minorities. Andi's vision is to screen and treat early, well before disease sets in and becomes more costly and life-altering.  Andi is an HCV Survivor.  Dial extension 101.  5 9 More…..


jess, development director / office coordinator. Jess is the go-to person in the office as both the office coordinator and the development director.

An extensive history with the organization and a degree in advertising/marketing makes Jess the ideal person to work with the board of directors to launch the fund development division while keeping our day-to-day operations under control.  Dial extension 103.



jon, project coordinator / health educator. Young and dynamic, Jon has the uncanny ability to connect with everyone he meets.

Jon makes sure that services are delivered in a client-centered and efficient way.  By giving group presentations, He makes sure information about viral hepatitis, HIV/STD and chronic disease reach far into our community. Dial 105.



carmen, case manager / linkage coordinator. Carmen runs the Bridges to Treatment program, provides HCV support, and is the linkage coordinator for all people who test positive and need care.

Clients proclaim Carmen an angel on earth.  Dial extension 109 (Eng/Span).




 jordon, intake counselor.  Jordon is the first person our clients meet when they come into the office. In charge of scheduling, he makes sure everyone gets an appointment that's convenient. He also preps client files for the counselors and makes sure everyone gets the services they need. 

Jordon assists with daily data management by scanning the counselor and client's completed paperwork into our new system and preparing the charts to be filed. Dial extension 100.



dominick, counselor.  Dominic, a psychology major recently graduated from FAU,  is part of the ALERT Counseling Team.

He received our motivational interviewing training and has inspired many clients to protect their health.  Dial extension 110.




pioneerpioneer, counselor / special project director.  Pioneer is a recent masters graduate of the FIU School of Public Health and is ALERT's newest ALERT's Counseling Team member. As a lifelong professional ballet and contemporary dancer, Pioneer combines his passion for the arts with helping his clients discover new ways to reduce their risks.

Pioneer also manages daily data entry and quality assurance and lab result processing. Dial extension 106.


phil, support group facilitator. Phil (a.k.a. “Doctor Phil”) facilitates Hep-C ALERT/ALERT Health’s longest running Support Group in Broward County. A great guy with a ton of knowledge about hepatitis C. Dial extension 0 to leave Phil a message.

Home | Go to HealthPro