The CAPCO Staff

 

Jerry C. Dillard, CSQ, CAS, NFAS

 

Executive Director/CEO
(973) 742-6742, Ext. 305
capcojcd@aol.com

Jerry C. Dillard has served as Executive Director/CEO for CAPCO Resource Center since 1999. He is responsible for the agency’s strategic planning, program development, and overall fiscal management. He supervises CAPCO’s Case Management Team in the implementation of ten programs, and he supervises the Prevention Team in the delivery of comprehensive HIV prevention services.

In addition, he is a Consultant/Trainer for the Rutgers University, the NJ Department of Health- Division of HIV, STD and TB Services, and for the various Eligible Metropolitan Areas (EMAs) and Transitional Grant Areas (TGAs). Training includes Supervisor Skills Building, Motivational Interviewing, Behavior Change Theory, Harm Reduction, Treatment Adherence, Client-Centered Strategies and many others.

Since 1987, he has experience coordinating the full spectrum of biopsychosocial support for persons who are chemically dependent and/or living with HIV Disease. In his roles at various agencies, he has established protocols to track persons who are mentally ill, medically compromised, and/or substance dependent; implemented team-building exercises to maintain staff cohesion; and assisted in the integration of behavior change theories into the delivery of HIV service management and drug treatment.

He holds the following advanced credentials: New Jersey Certified Social Worker (CSW); American Academy of Health Care Providers Certified Addictions Specialist (CAS); National Association of Forensic Counselors: Nationally Certified Forensic Addictions Specialist (NFAS).

 

Tisa N. Smith, CCM

 

Medical Case Manager
(973) 742-6742, Ext. 306
resourcets@verizon.net

Tisa has worked in the field of HIV/AIDS for over 11 years. Her background includes Addiction Services, Housing (Section 8), Group Homes and Transportation Services. Tisa earned her Case Management Certification through the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ’s Center for Continuing and Outreach Education: Division of AIDS Education.


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Yadira L. Guillen

 

Case Manager/Administrative Assistant
(973) 742-6742, Ext. 301
capcoyg@aol.com

Yadira has over 10 years of experience in bilingual HIV Case Management services. Yadira has years of experience providing outreach to inner-city populations. She is trained as a Health Educator to deliver individual and group-level interventions to youth and women. In addition, she has worked as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide counseling for HIV testing, STD/STI testing, pregnancy testing, and preventive contraception. She is also certified to conduct HIV counseling and testing by the Department of Health in New Jersey. 

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Victoria Wel

 

HIV Prevention Team Leader
(973) 742-6742, Ext. 304
capcovw@aol.com

Vicky the HIV Prevention Team Leader for CAPCO’s Project CHANGE. She is responsible to deliver the individual-level intervention CLEAR (Choosing Life: Empowerment, Action, Results) and the group-level intervention Healthy Relationships. These intervention activities reduce the transmission/acquisition of HIV while assisting client in cognitive problem-solving in their lives. Vicky obtained her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology at Rutgers University. Vicky obtained her certificates in General Human Services with specialization in Addictions and Mental Health Options.

Sandra I. Rodriguez

 

Case Manager
(973) 742-6742, Ext. 307
capcosr@aol.com

Sandra has over 11 years of experience in Bilingual Case Management Services. She enjoys working with people from all cultural backgrounds and aims to make a difference in her community. Sandra is certified to conduct HIV Counseling & Testing services by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.

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Maryon M. Day

 

Case Manager/Administrative Assistant
(973) 742-6742, Ext. 308
capcommd@aol.com

Maryon will receive her Bachelors of Science in Public Health at Montclair State University. Subsequently, she will then enroll into Rutgers University to pursue a Master’s degree of Public Administration to further her learning and skills within the field. She has always been passionate about working with people living with and affected by HIV. Advocating for those whose voices are often not heard and whose needs are often neglected, is a goal in which she aims to complete. Through the mission and vision of the organization, CAPCO has afforded her the opportunity to work closely with the community of Bergen and Passaic aiding them in their journeys to reclaiming their voices. Additionally, Maryon has attended a myriad of professional trainings administered through Rutgers University which include CLEAR (Choosing Life: Empowerment, Action, Results), HIV Stigma, Client-Centered Counseling, Effective Facilitation Skills, and much more. 

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Austin J. Greitz

 

HIV Prevention Specialist
(973) 742-6742, Ext. 302
capcoag@aol.com

Austin Greitz is a HIV Prevention Specialist with CAPCO’s Project CHANGE, a project focusing on reducing the transmission and acquisition of HIV as well as building and maintaining a healthy lifestyle for clients. He received his bachelor’s degree in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies from Montclair State University. Austin’s background is primarily in advocacy work for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) community, people living with HIV, and other marginalized communities. Austin pursues his mission in life through the performing arts and participation at various social justice conferences.

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