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Board of Directors


Tobie Smith, MD, MPH

Tobie is the founder and Executive Director of Street Health DC. She is a Family Physician who has been providing medical care for persons experiencing homelessness for over a decade. She previously was a Medical Director at Health Care for the Homeless in Baltimore, MD,  and has  volunteered with free health clinics in Texas, Maryland and Washington, DC. She is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine at Georgetown School of Medicine, where she is faculty advisor for the Georgetown HOYA student-run free clinic and Georgetown Street Medicine Outreach.

Founder, Executive Director

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Vince Keane

Vince Keane is the Principal of Keane Consulting Services (KCS) which provides support to non-profit agencies with a particular focus on community health. He has extensive experience in leading large non-profit organizations, including 20 years as CEO of Unity Health Care in Washington, DC. His leadership skills in the field of community health, and non-profit management is recognized nationwide.

Board Chairman

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Emili Delp, MD

Emili is a Founding Board Member and Medical Director of Street Health DC. She is a family medicine and primary care physician at Unity Healthcare in Washington DC. She did her residency training at Medstar Health/Georgetown-Washington Hospital Center and was a health policy scholar with a focus on substance use and unsheltered homeless healthcare. She is a graduate of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (MD) and University of Pittsburgh (BA). Her practice focuses on harm reduction and meeting the patient where they are. This means always supporting the health of patients on their terms, whether they are ready to reduce substance use or continue using, and going to meet them where they are physically living, on the street or in a tent.  She is a strong advocate for housing as a human right and that housing is healthcare!


Xerxeser Kayode, MHA, BSN, RN

Xerxeser is a founding Board Member of Street Health DC. She has worked within the community health and healthcare fields for over 10 years. Before joining Georgetown University's Family Medicine Department, she volunteered as a community health promoter/navigator and was eventually employed as the Deputy Project Director of a community-based organization in Maryland where she gained increased interest and expertise in healthcare administration and policies, health disparities, underserved populations, and maternal and child health issues. Xerxeser is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies where she received her Masters of Science degree in Health Systems Administration.  Her capstone was titled Exploring Healthcare Seeking Behaviors and Barriers in the Homeless Street-Dwelling Population in Urban Areas of the District of Columbia. She also graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH and her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Trinity University in Washington D.C. For fun, Xerxeser loves to volunteer, bake traditional pastries and enjoy live music concerts.

Founding Board Member

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Shannon Smith, MBA

Shannon Smith has extensive experience in sales, marketing, and business development. He has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a focus on Entrepreneurial Marketing & Management from the Babson F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business. Additionally, Shannon holds a Master's degree in Economics from New York University. Shannon also obtained a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Economics from the University at Albany, SUNY.

Board Member

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David Sternberg, MHA

David is a community-based researcher in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Ohio.

Board Member

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Braden Remington, MPH

Braden Remington is a Board Member of Street Health DC. He graduated from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with a customized MPH focused on epidemiology, humanitarian health, and health finance and did his practicum experience with Street Health DC. Prior to this experience, he worked as a Maternal and Child Health Volunteer in rural Rwanda with the Peace Corps and for California's Department of Social Services on homelessness initiatives. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, backpacking, and trying new cuisines.

Board Member

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