Our team & board

We exist to amplify the voices of people living with and vulnerable to HIV until their needs and experiences are embedded in our national consciousness.

Meet the people turning this vision into reality.

Our team

Carl Baloney Jr.

Vice President & Chief Advocacy Officer

Annie Benjamin

Program Associate

Hannah Bryant

Hannah Bryant

Senior Program Manager

Bianca Carrillo

Program Manager

Clifford Castleberry

Program Associate

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Athena Cross

Vice President & Chief Programs Officer

Nora Darling

Policy Manager

Shambria Davis

CBA Specialist

Alicia Downes, LMSW

Director of Federal Programs

Jessica Fernandez

Grants & Compliance Accountant

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Mackenzie Flynn

Policy Associate

Julio J. Fonseca

Senior Program Manager

Merilyn Francis

Director of Health Policy and Research

Eric Gelman, M.B.A., M.A.

Acting Operations Administrator

Laura Gerson, CHES

Program Coordinator

Drew Gibson

Director of Advocacy

R. Warren Gill III, M.Div. M.A.

Director of Communication

Angel Gomez

Program Manager

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Carli Gray

Program Associate

Allen Harvey

Programs Communication Associate

Jacobi Hunter-Wright, M.A.

Senior Program Manager

Bradley Kiley

Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

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Vanessa Lathan

Senior Program Manager

Mark Lockwood

Program Manager

Judith May

Senior Administrative Assistant

Jessica Martinez

Program Manager

Katelyn Mason

CBA Specialist

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Vienna Mbgaya, MPH

Senior Manager of Impact and Evaluation

Kerry McKenzie

Program Senior Accountant

Jesse Milan Jr., J.D.

President & CEO

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Masill Miranda

Program Manager

Raphaela O’Meara

Program Associate

Lu Osae

Program Manager

Helen Parshall, MJ

Senior Communication Manager

Christine Rodriguez

Senior Program Manager

Taylor Sabol

Program Associate

Christopher P. Schnittker, CPA

Interim Chief Operating Officer

Rock Schuler

Senior Development Consultant

Alfrédo D. Smith

Program Manager

Joseph Stango

Senior Program Manager

Bryan Thompson

Program Associate

Jesús Villalobos

CBA Specialist

Our board

Eugene McCray, M.D.

Board Chair
Retired, Director, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

June Gipson, Ph.D.

Board Vice Chair
My Brother’s Keeper, Inc.

Louis Tharp

Board Treasurer
Executive Director
Global Healthy Living Foundation

Duane Cramer

Board Secretary
Founder and Creative Director
Duane Cramer Creative

Cecilia Chung

Senior Director of Strategic Projects
Transgender Law Center

Stacey A. Ingram

Networked Initiatives Lead Quest for Health Equity

Kimberly Jeffries Leonard, Ph.D.

17th National President
The Links, Incorporated

Bill Keeton

Vice President and Chief Advocacy Officer
Vivent Health

Naina Khanna

Executive Director
Positive Women’s Network — USA

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Aryah Lester

Deputy Director
Transgender Strategy Center

Tyler TerMeer, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Rafael Torruella, Ph.D.

Executive Director Intercambios Puerto Rico

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Marcus Wilson

National Policy & Advocacy Director Johnson & Johnson

Please note, with the exception of those who serve on the board of trustees as representatives from AIDS United’s Public Policy Council, trustees represent themselves and the listed organizational affiliation is for informational purposes only.

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