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
  • 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
  • Maritza Vallery
  • Marco Velarde
  • Mariano Zamora

Prevention Staff

  • Summer Dawn Bethea
  • Tony Bishop
  • Tatum Craft
  • Alethea Do
  • Moureen Drury
  • Taylor Ducklow
  • Monique Garcia
  • Samantha Gardner
  • Ricky Harrison
  • Zeanna Hawk
  • Michael Lopez
  • Ramon Lopez Serrano
  • Kevin Mauerman
  • 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

  • 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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  • Why a Will workshop is March 24, March 11, 2017

    Did you know…Nearly half of all adult Americans do not currently have a will? If you do not have a will at the time of death, the State will make determinations about how your estate is divided up. In Arizona, if you are part of an unmarried, same-sex couple, your surviving partner will receive nothing […]

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  • SAAF Stands with Transgender Students & Calls on Trump Administration to Protect All Students, February 23, 2017

    Yesterday, the Trump Administration reversed a sound policy protecting the rights of transgender students. The Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF) calls on President Trump, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to ensure all students have access to bathrooms that correspond to their gender identity and gender expression. The change to government […]

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