ASA Staff Directors
Paul E. Scott
Paul Scott has served in the nonprofit sector since 1995 and as an
Executive Director since 1999. From 2006 to 2010, Paul served as the
Executive Director of Equality Texas and the Equality Texas Foundation,
where he was responsible for overseeing advocacy, education, and
lobbying initiatives across the state for Texans of all sexual
orientations and gender identities. From 2003 to 2006 he served as
Executive Director of Resource Center Dallas, which provides health,
social and HIV services, along with education, advocacy and support to
LGBT individuals and organizations.
Paul Scott is a native of Jackson, Mississippi and received his
Bachelor of Arts from Emory University and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence
from the University of Georgia. After practicing civil litigation for
nine years, he changed careers and focused on HIV nonprofit work in
Tennessee, where he became Executive Director of Chattanooga CARES HIV
Care Center. He previously served as board chair for Chattanooga CARES
and was employed as a client services liaison and HIV prevention program
manager before becoming Executive Director. Scott formerly served as
Board Member of the Southeast Tennessee Homeless Coalition.
Chief Programs Officer
Susan "Sue" Campion has a long history of public health service spanning more than 25 years. Sue received her Bachelor of Science from Southwest Texas State University with an emphasis on the needs of special populations. As her career progressed, Sue spent 11 years with the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation in progressive leadership positions including management of services for individuals with mental retardation and developmental disabilities; mental illness and substance abuse; and human resources.
Recruited by the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse in 1997, Sue spent three years implementing targeted programming statewide from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration on HIV Early Intervention and Street Outreach initiatives aimed at linking people with HIV and AIDS into substance abuse treatment. Sue has been involved with HIV issues since 1982 and has served AIDS Services of Austin on staff for 10 years. Prior to joining ASA staff, Sue served on ASA's Board of Directors for five years; her volunteerism with the agency began in 1991.
At ASA, Sue is responsible for the strategic direction, supervision, program planning and development of direct client services including: The Jack Sansing Dental Clinic, Medical Nutrition Therapy, The Helping Hands Food Bank, The Capital Area AIDS Legal Project and Volunteer Services. Sue also directs policy development and implementation for Human Resources.
Director of Clinical and Quality Management
Mathilde Hyams-Flores is a Licensed Clinical Social Work
with a Masters in Social Work from the University of Texas. As Deputy Director
of Access Programs, Mathilde oversees case management, financial assistance and
Ryan White-funded Outreach. Prior to her current role, Mathilde was Director of
Access Services at ASA.
Her work experience includes medical social work at hospitals
and clinics, hospice care and health education at the Austin-Travis County
Health Department. Mathilde was one of the first coordinators of the Austin-Travis
County Health Department HIV Testing Program and was the first educator to
present on HIV and STI prevention in Spanish.
Director of Access Services
Erin Becnel is a native of Vacherie, Louisiana and has been part of the ASA family since moving to Austin in 2001. Starting as an Intake Specialist and then as a Case Manager, she has taken her experience as a direct service provider into her current role as Director of Access Services, striving to maintain efficient client services.
Erin received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Sociology and her Masters of Social Work degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. She is currently a Licensed Master Social Worker in the state of Texas.
Brooke Bell, DDS
Jack Sansing Dental Clinic Director
Brooke Bell is a native of the big East Texas town of Sulphur Springs. She received
her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from University of North
Texas in 1999 and her Doctor of Dental Surgery
degree from University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio in 2003. After being in private practice in South Austin for 6 years, Dr. Bell made the move to the
nonprofit sector and specifically AIDS Services of Austin. Happily employed at ASA for 2 years, she
strives to bring the best in comprehensive oral health care to the individuals
living with HIV and AIDS in the Central Texas
Director of Development
Marianne DeLeon has over ten years of resource development experience in a variety of nonprofit venues including: abroad in the former Soviet Union raising money for reproductive healthcare and to combat human trafficking; at the Dallas Regional Office of the International Rescue Committee, empowering refugees, asylees, and victims of human trafficking to achieve self-sufficiency; at the Resource Center of Dallas, Equality Texas, and Soulforce promoting tolerance and understanding of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) communities; and at Green Doors preventing and ending homelessness and poverty-housing in Austin.
Now, as the Director of Development for AIDS Services of Austin, Marianne shares a long-term, deep-seeded appreciation for organizations that aim to strengthen and enhance the lives of vulnerable members of our community. Marianne is committed to empowering ASA to achieve its mission and expresses her commitment by engaging in a strategic fundraising plan for the organization. She offers ASA diverse experience including dedicated service to the United States Peace Corps and AmeriCorps VISTA.
Marianne holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Arts from Southern Methodist University where she studied English and History, respectively. Marianne is Cuban-American and - together with her partner - is raising their young son.
Chief Financial Officer
Lisa began her career in accounting and later worked as a consultant for Ernst & Young. In 2000 she moved to Texas to attend the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin where she received a Master of Public Affairs. She has a BA in mathematical sciences with a minor in accounting from Clemson University. She then worked with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for over six years in leadership positions in both Central Texas and as a member of the national staff.