Darwin Thompson joined NAESM, Inc. in August 2013 as the Program Coordinator for Prevention and Support Services. Currently, Darwin serves as the Executive Director. In this position, Darwin oversees the organization’s community based programs, provides financial oversight, manage logistics on grant applications, designs innovative programs, evaluates programs, and serves as the Conference Director for NAESM’s Annual Leadership Conference. Mr. Thompson is trained in several CDC Behavioral Interventions including Mpowerment, dUP, Couples HIV Counseling and Testing, and Many Men Many Voices (3MV).
Prior to joining NAESM, Inc., Darwin worked for DC Public Schools and managed corporate partnerships for a nonprofit specializing in housing and healthcare for homeless populations. When Mr. Thompson is not working he spends his time refereeing both high school and college basketball where he officiates in seven college conferences including the SIAC and Peach Belt conferences.
Darwin received his Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Morehouse College. In addition, Darwin has a certificate of completion from the Satcher Community Health Leadership Program (CHLP) at Morehouse School of Medicine.