Reed Hunsdorfer, a former program developer and fundraiser for the Resource Center of Dallas and the Montrose Clinic in Houston, was recently named executive director of Tyler AIDS Services.
Robert Carnes, chair of the agency’s board of directors, said the Meadows Foundation of Dallas provided a grant to hire a full-time executive director.
“This will allow our agency to move forward with a concentration on expanding our existing programs of AIDS education, the food pantry and prescription assistance.” he said.
Shirley Chiesa is stepping down as executive director of the agency after eight years of service. She will assume management of the agency’s direct client programs and prevention education.
Chiesa has also managed and maintained HIS House, a transitional housing program for people with AIDS, along with educational outreach to at local schools and organizations.
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition of February 17, 2006.