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Acting Executive Director:      Kim Holstein

Kim has worked in the HIV/AIDS service arena since 1985 both in a paid capacity and as a volunteer. Garnering his first position at Shanti of San Francisco as the Facilitator Training Administrator, he delivered in-house training for emotional and practical support volunteers under the legendary Jim Geary. Kim has over 12 years combined group facilitator and peer mentor experience. He also held the position of Events/Development Administrator for the Shanti Foundation of Tucson (now Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation) in which he effectively sourced new monetary resources for this growing agency and executed major fundraising events which continue today.

Leaving his position as Director of Marketing for a Fortune 500 Mortgage Brokerage in Tucson, Arizona, Kim joined Dunshee House in 2003 as a volunteer. Hired in 2004 as a Development Associate, he is now the Executive Director, responsible for all aspects of the Administration, Programming, Outreach and the direction of Dunshee House.



Administrative Coordinator:     David French

David joined Dunshee House in 2004 as a front desk volunteer and facilitator of an on-going HIV support group. Hired in 2006 he has taken on numerous responsibilities including outreach and volunteer coordination and facilitation of a Newly Diagnosed HIV support group. In addition to assisting with the development of general programming he oversees POSITIVES, a peer support program for those newly diagnosed with HIV/AIDS.  In this capacity he is responsible for training one to one peer support volunteers, matching them with clients and monitoring the duration of the client/mentor relationship.

As the current Resident Advisor for Ravenna House, a part of M.A.P.S housing project for people with HIV/AIDS, David is responsible for day to day management of the house and supervision of the residents. He is also co-founder of an Oxford House in Seattle and continues in his efforts to support the housing needs of people in recovery. He also finds time to be an emotional support volunteer.

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