Our Team

  • Cassandra Bray

    Executive Director
  • Hannah Craswell, LMSW

    Assistant Executive Director
  • Adriane Brown

    Manager, Monroe Office
  • Briana Terry

    Executive Assistant
  • CB Snowden

    Outreach and Preventative Services Manager
  • Chris Richards

    Medical Case Manager
  • JP Lemay

    IT Administrator
  • Taylor Yates, LCSW

    Clinical Supervisor
  • Shekiuna Oglesby

    Case Manager, Monroe
  • Erin Finch

    Case Manager
  • Maddie Winchester

    Case Manager
  • John Turpin

    Residential Services Manager

Board of Directors

  • Marcus Head


    Microbiologist, USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service

    Marcus Head is a graduate University of Georgia with a PhD in Medical Microbiology. He has been with USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service for 18 years where he works as a microbiologist. Marcus is married with 2 wonderful children. He and his family are committed to serving their community and helping out those in need.

  • Kelly Laurine

    President, R.K. Executive Consulting, LLC

    Kelly M. Laurine currently serves as President, R.K. Executive Consulting, LLC. In her role, Kelly oversees and engages in all services provided by the company to customers in the public and private sector to include: strategic planning, executive coaching, leadership development, business process improvement, communications, speechwriting, board development, and facilitation.

    Kelly graduated cum lade from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, received in-depth training in conflict resolution and negotiation from Michigan State University, and is certified in basic mediation. She is resides in Watkinsville, Georgia with her husband, Dr. Robert H. Laurine, Jr, Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer for the University System of Georgia, her son Jack, daughter Annie and has two grown step-daughters Stephanie and Rebecca.

  • Justin Alewine-Gillespie

    Board Chair

  • Jean Martin-Williams

    Jean Martin-Williams is a professor of music at UGA and also serves as Associate Dean in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. She performs regularly with the New York Pops Orchestra, the Georgia Woodwind Quintet, and the Georgia Brass Quintet. A native of Decatur, GA., Jean’s education was at the Manhattan School of Music, from which she was the first brass player to receive a doctoral degree. Dr. Martin-Williams is an active volunteer with the Interfaith Hospitality Network, has twice completed the 3-day 60 mile Breast Cancer walk, and has served on the Parents Advisory Board of the Athens Clarke County School District. She joined the Board in November 2017.

  • The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that over one million Americans are living with HIV / AIDS and 50% of those infected are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

  • Live Forward serves all 10 counties in the Northeast Health District (District 10) of Georgia. Our service area includes: Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Greene, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, and Walton counties.