Alnita Sherrill is a program training specialist at BRHP. Her responsibilities include designing training materials and facilitating trainings for program participants and staff. She has a long history of working with homeless, re-entry, and welfare-to-work programs. Alnita holds an associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in human services along with a host of certifications. She is passionate about helping her community and has served on the board of several community associations. She is also active in her church community.
Ashleigh Hairston is a pre-move counselor at BRHP. Her responsibilities include providing resources and support to program participants after they’ve made their initial move to their new home and community. Ashleigh’s previous work experience includes, facilitating advocacy and self-sufficiency initiatives in education and workforce development. She earned her bachelor’s degree in social sciences from Towson University. In her free time, Ashleigh enjoys studying different ways to live a healthy lifestyle.
Bernard Jones is the landlord relationship specialist at BRHP. His responsibilities include managing BRHP’s database of available units and recruiting, establishing, and maintaining positive relationships with property owners throughout the Baltimore region. Bernard’s previous work experience includes public assistance programming, workforce development, counseling, and teaching. Bernard earned an associate’s degree in psychology from the College of Coastal Georgia and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Georgia Southern University. In his free time, he enjoys gardening and attending music concerts.
Lashia Wilson works at BRHP as the pre-move counseling supervisor and has been with the organization since 2016. Lashia’s responsibilities include managing the pre-move counselors and landlord relationship specialist. She and her team work diligently at supporting families in their tenant readiness and locating housing in healthy communities. Lashia brings to BRHP a wealth of knowledge in managing large teams and efforts to maximize productivity. Prior to BRHP, Lashia spent over six years working in the areas of mental health, care coordination, juvenile justice, and case management. She earned her bachelor’s degree in social work from Coppin State University. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in social work at the University of Maryland. In her free time, Lashia enjoys traveling, shopping, and spending time with family.
Latoya Mckay is a post-move counselor at BRHP. Her responsibilities include conducting post-move home visits, assisting with mover workshops, and administering abatement vouchers. Latoya previously worked as a Housing Choice Voucher specialist and a workshop coordinator. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and family studies from Towson University. In her free time, she enjoys baking and participating in the creative arts.
Megan Wessels is the counseling director at BRHP. Her responsibilities include overseeing the housing mobility counseling services for BRHP applicants and participants. This includes the pre-move department, post-move department, and landlord relationship specialist. Her team works diligently to prepare program participants for tenancy and to ensure they get stably housed in healthy communities by coupling non-profit and social service resources with counseling. Megan served as housing services and counseling professional for over 15 years of experience and brings a wealth of knowledge in managing and developing programs to BRHP. Her experience also includes providing effective management and supervision to individuals in the areas of youth development, workforce development, mental illness, financial literacy, and case management. Megan earned a dual master’s degree in business administration and nonprofit management from the University of Maryland. In her downtime, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and cruising vintage consignment shops.
Natasha Brannum is a post-move counselor at BRHP. Her responsibilities include processing Request to Move applications, good standing letters, and withdrawal letters. She is also responsible for organizing leases, assisting with the scheduling of movers workshops and voucher issuance briefings, and assisting participants through the abatement process. Prior to BRHP, Natasha worked as a case manager for the Weinberg Housing Resource Center. She earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from Morgan State University. In her free time, Natasha enjoys listening to music.
Nikesha Harrison is a pre-move counselor at BRHP, where she helps clients with housing search, vouchers, security deposit assistance, and one-on-one counseling. She is also responsible for facilitating mediation with property partners. Prior to BRHP, Nikesha worked at the Baltimore Crisis Response Inc. as a case manager. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Purdue University Global. She is a graduate of Patterson High School. Nikesha is currently working on pursuing her master’s degree in counseling at Grand Canyon University. In her free time, Nikesha works with women at the Marion House, an organization that offers rehabilitative services and housing to homeless women and their children. She also enjoys shopping, spending time with family, and traveling.
Ny’Kerra is a pre-move counselor at BRHP. Her responsibilities includes assisting tenants with their housing search by providing housing unit referrals, providing one-on-one counseling to program members, and assisting with screenings for security deposit assistance. She also conducts affordability checks on units. Prior to BRHP, Ny’Kerra worked as a case manager at Health Care for the Homeless and Mosaic Community Services. She earned her bachelor’s degree in social work from Coppin State University. A few of her hobbies include shopping, playing with her daughter, and eating at different restaurants.
Patricia Carter is a customer care representative at BRHP. Her responsibilities include preparing materials for initial movers and movers workshops, opening and sorting all incoming mail for the organization, and logging and preparing all incoming checks for deposits. She is also responsible for filing all voucher paper work for the Housing Choice Voucher Administration. In her free time, Patricia enjoys dancing.
Renita Dorsey is a program training specialist at BRHP. Her responsibilities include developing and delivering programmatic course curriculum to clients, staff, and other stakeholders. She is also responsible for educating public housing agencies and mission driven nonprofit organizations on successful mobility counseling practices. Prior to BRHP, she worked at Metropolitan Baltimore Quadel (MBQ) as the agency’s receptionist. Renita earned her bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in management science and social work from Coppin State University. She is also a graduate of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. In her free time, she enjoys writing poetry and creating arts and crafts.
Shaquita Taylor is the post-move counseling supervisor at BRHP, where she manages a post move team of four counselors. Her team is responsible for counseling and conducting home visits for all program participants who have moved into their new homes. Prior to BRHP, Shaquita spent 12 years as a victim and witness advocate with the Office of the State’s attorney for Anne Arundel County and three years with Hopeworks as a counselor. She has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Baltimore and is pursuing her master’s degree in negotiations and conflict management. In her free time, she enjoys reading and kickboxing.
Tim Curry is a post-move counselor at BRHP. His responsibilities include providing resources and support to program participants after they’ve made their initial move to their new home and community. Tim previously worked at Sarah’s House Family Shelter and has a background in case management, client support, and financial stability. His experience also includes homeless prevention support from his work at The Light House in Annapolis. Tim also worked as a family investment specialist with the Department of Social Services. He received his bachelor’s degree in in communications and electronic media and film from Towson University. In his free time, he enjoys watching football and spending time with his family.