Moderator: Pamela Tassin, BSEd, CHES, CCHP

Pamela Tassin serves as Director of the Capacity Building Unit at South Side Help Center. Through the efforts of Building and Nurturing Communities of Color (BANCC), she helps direct CDC-funded training and technical assistance (TA) services delivered to HIV/AIDS service providers within the U.S. and its territories. She applies her years of teaching, training, and technical services and consultation to help organizations build and sustain organizational infrastructure and public health programs. Tassin provides training and TA for CDC DEBIs, SISTA, SIHLE, RAPP, and RAPP Components. Other areas of experience include board development, strategic planning, program and staff management, and organizational leadership.


Dr. Margo Bell, M.D.

Director, Inpatient Pediatrics, Chicago HIV Risk Reduction Partnership for Youth Stroger Hospital of Cook County


Board Chair Community Advisory Board, Chicago House, TransLife Center

Bonn Wade

Director, TransLIfe Center, Chicago House

Tonya Channel

Beverly Ross

Channyn Lynne Parker

TransLinkage 2 Care Coordinator, Chicago House