Staff

SAAF Directors

Wendell Hicks, Executive Director
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Luis Ortega, Director of Programs
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Ethan Smith Cox, Director of Development
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Tabitha Fox, Director of Finance
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Rich Clark, Director of Human Resources
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Care Services Staff

  • Michelle Adams
  • London Arango
  • Sabrina Barbachan
  • Sarah Bahnson
  • Vera Bowlby
  • Angel Brophy
  • Christopher Charles
  • Sharon Cullen
  • Jason Cuneo
  • Nikki Devito
  • Victor Espinoza
  • Ricardo Fernandez
  • Denise Flores
  • Kerry Friedman
  • Kenny Garcia
  • Linda Hampton
  • Stephanie Hester
  • John Jackson
  • Kevin Jackson
  • Chandy Leverance
  • Jessica Lowell
  • Roseanne Loya
  • Michelle MacDonald
  • Neil MacDonald
  • Steve Manges
  • Drayanna Masingale
  • Brian Munoz
  • Juan Nunez
  • Nichole Papanikolas
  • Araceli Parra-Bonner
  • Fedora Preston-Haynes
  • Austin Puca
  • Megan Quintero
  • Tyler Rogers
  • Tom Rose
  • Nathan Schaad
  • Erik Simonson
  • Rachel Tapp
  • Maritza Vallery
  • Marco Velarde
  • Mariano Zamora

Prevention Staff

  • Summer Dawn Bethea
  • Tony Bishop
  • Tatum Craft
  • Alethea Do
  • Moureen Drury
  • Taylor Ducklow
  • Monique Garcia
  • Ricky Harrison
  • Zeanna Hawk
  • Michael Lopez
  • Ramon Lopez Serrano
  • Leslie Medeiros
  • Jason Rivera
  • Remmy Ruiz
  • Jai Smith
  • Christoper Thomas
  • Marcos Trujillo
  • Paco Velez
  • Michael Webb
  • Jackson Wray

Development Staff

Tony Bruno
Lindsey Jones
Sallie Muse
Adam Ragan
Jana van der Walt

Finance/Administrative Staff

Gloria Beltran
Deona Lewis
Andres Pacheco
Joshua Richardson
Gloria Vallejos

News and Events

  • National HIV Testing Day is June 27, May 19, 2017

    HIV testing is the only way to know for sure if someone has HIV. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in eight people in the United States are infected with HIV and don’t know it. That means they aren’t getting the medical care they need. We encourage HIV testing on National […]

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  • 35th Annual AIDS Candlelight Memorial is Sunday May 21, May 2, 2017

    The 35th International AIDS Candlelight Memorial will be commemorated worldwide on Sunday May 21, 2017. This year’s local event will take place at the Historic Y, located at 300 East University Blvd, from 6:30-7:30pm.  This is a free event and open to the public. This year’s event will include a multi-faith blessing; performances; a moment […]

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  • Stonewall Foundation to fund Endowment for SAAF’s Thornhill Lopez Center on 4th, April 14, 2017

    The Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF) has been awarded funding from the locally-based Stonewall Foundation to support the Thornhill Lopez Center on 4th- A SAAF Place for Youth. This annual funding is in perpetuity and will help fund renovations at the Center in the initial year of funding while establishing and growing the Stonewall Foundation […]

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  • SAAF Volunteer Appreciation Event is April 27, April 5, 2017

    SAAF will once again shine the spotlight on our wonderful volunteers at our annual Volunteer Appreciation event. This year’s event will take place during National Volunteer Week, on Thursday April 27, 2017; from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Historic Y. Dinner will be catered by Carte Blanche catering, served by SAAF employees followed by […]

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  • AZ Gives Day is Tuesday April 4, March 24, 2017

    The 5th annual Arizona Gives Day is Tuesday April 4 and we hope that you will consider giving to SAAF on that day. We have arranged match gifts totaling $3,000 but we need your help to make sure that we reach each match (see below for a listing of match donors). Plus, if SAAF is […]

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The mission of the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation is to cultivate a healthy and stigma-free society through transformative action.