About Transcend Charlotte

Our Staff

Delilah

(she/her)

Case Manager

Delilah (pronouns she/her/hers), pursued her Bachelor’s in Social Work degree at Winthrop. She later earned a Master’s degree in Social Work, with a specialization in non-profit innovation, from the University of Southern California. She has several years experience working with a variety of families and adults to provide comprehensive resources and assessments. Her passion, though, has always been within the LGBTQ+ community, dating back to high school. She recognized the lack of resources and safe space from a young age. Delilah is vegan, proudly out as lesbian, and a turtle/dog mom. She is passionate about finding creative ways to solve old problems. Delilah provides a strengths-based, person-centered practice to help clients choose their own path and then works to connect them to the resources needed to meet goals.

Bethany

(they/them)

Executive Director

Bethany (pronouns they/them) is a gender equity, diversity and inclusion specialist with over 14 years of experience in social justice and human rights in over 50 countries worldwide. They have a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Georgia and a Diversity and Inclusion Certificate from Cornell University. In 2016 Bethany directed a program that was cited in the World Health Organization HIV/AIDS Guidelines, and was a contributing author to the 2016 Zambian National Adolescent HIV/AIDS Guidelines. In this national publication, they successfully included a section on the specific risks and health needs of transgender youth. Bethany joined Transcend Charlotte as a Member of the Board of Directors and in 2020 they transitioned from a voting Board Member to the role of Executive Director. In their free time, Bethany is a beekeeper and motorcycle enthusiast.

Board of Directors

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Melissa Jones

(she/her)

President

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Natalia Croomhill

(she/her)

Interim Secretary

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Cassandra Jones

(she/her)

Board Member

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Reia Chapman

(she/her)

Board Member

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