Rev. Tamika S. Cobb, M.S.W., M.Div.
In March 2014, Beautiful Gate Outreach Center named Rev. Tamika S. Cobb, M.S.W., M.Div. its new Executive Director to drive the efforts and build momentum for greater change through programs and services addressing the overall needs of persons within our communities engaging in the fight against HIV. She succeeds Renee Palmore Beaman, RN, who founded the organization in 2001.
Beautiful Gate Outreach Center continues to be one of Delaware’s premier faith-based community organizations with a unique passion to promote a holistic approach to individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS by meeting their biological, psychological, social and spiritual needs.
Suzanne S. Tait — Program Director
Suzanne is the Program Director of the Beautiful Gate Outreach Center (BGOC). She has an extensive background in the area of life and health insurance previously holding management positions in claims, customer service and provider relations. She became an active member of the Bethel A.M.E. Church (Wilmington, DE) AIDS Task Force (ATF) in 1997. In 2000, in preparation for the grand opening of the Beautiful Gate Outreach Center, Suzanne was in the first group of ATF volunteers to complete the HIV/STD certification training with the Delaware Division of Public Health. She previously held the position of BGOC Counseling and Testing Coordinator. This enabled her to play a small part in Beautiful Gate Outreach Center becoming recognized as the leading community based AIDS service organization in the State of Delaware. Suzanne has provided HIV educational presentations to numerous groups. This includes a presentation on developing an HIV testing ministry in the church at The Balm in Gilead, Black Church Institute on HIV & Other Health Disparities in October of 2008. Suzanne holds a B. S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Delaware with minors in Sociology and Black American Studies. After God, Suzanne credits her parents, George E. Jr. and Alvera L. Saunders for every good thing that has happened in her life. She considers her son, Leyland (a college student), to be the greatest gift she has received in life.
Katrina Banks — Life Coach & WISH Care Advocate
Angela Marvel — Medical Technician
Brett Jones, Jr. — Outreach Worker
Chevala Oliver -Berry — Client Service Coordinator
Maurice Gray, Jr. — HIV Prevention Counselor
Aaerona Limberry – HIV Prevention Counselor
Mareaka Munson – HIV Prevention Counselor
Cecelia Sanders – Volunteer HIV Prevention Counselor
Monique Lloyd – Volunteer HIV Prevention Counselor
Fred Baynard, Jr — Receptionist
Cynthia Warner — Receptionist
David Washington — Van Driver
Keith Johnson — Janitor