Since 1996, Sharol Lloyd-Gridiron has had an extensive career at the County of Fresno Public Health Department. She has provided information on resources and available services to the underserved population of teenage mothers. Sharol graduated from California State University, Fresno. Upon graduation, she was promoted to a Communicable Disease Specialist where she worked closely with persons living with HIV/AIDS to provide assistance in obtaining appropriate health care services, counseling clients on the importance of adhering to their medication regimen and taking on advocacy role for persons living with HIV/AIDS. Sharol’s time as a Health Education Assistant and Communicable Disease Specialist gave her a wealth of experience and intimate understanding of client needs, available resources and how to join the two. These experiences were instrumental in preparing her for the position of Supervising Communicable Disease Specialist. As manager of AIDS Client Services Program, Sharol was responsible for several projects and multiple staff. This includes: ensuring program compliance with State and local mandates, managing budgetary allocations, developing plans for provision of services in addition to supervising, evaluating and hiring qualified staff. In addition, Mrs. Lloyd-Gridiron served as a Member at Large on the Central San Joaquin Valley HIV Care Consortium, Secretary of Black Infant Health Leadership Coalition. She is most proud to be the mother of four wonderful daughters – Ashley, Ashanti, Amber and Alyssa, Nanna to Xavier and Arianna and wife of almost 30 year to Clarence.