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

  • London Arango
  • Sabrina Barbachan
  • Sarah Bahnson
  • Vera Bowlby
  • Angel Brophy
  • Darin Carnie
  • Christopher Charles
  • Beverly Cooper
  • Sharon Cullen
  • Ricardo Fernandez
  • Kerry Friedman
  • Maritza Galaz
  • Linda Hampton
  • Brian Haug
  • Stephanie Hester
  • John Jackson
  • Kevin Jackson
  • Chandy Leverance
  • Roseanne Loya
  • Herman Lucero
  • Neil MacDonald
  • Steve Manges
  • Drayanna Masingale
  • Brian Munoz
  • Juan Nunez
  • Nichole Papanikolas
  • Araceli Parra-Bonner
  • Austin Puca
  • Megan Quintero
  • Tyler Rogers
  • Tom Rose
  • Erik Simonson
  • Claire Swinford
  • Marco Velarde
  • John Wielebski
  • Will Wickham
  • Mariano Zamora

Prevention Staff

  • Summer Dawn Bethea
  • Tony Bishop
  • Stacey Cope
  • Alethea Do
  • Moureen Drury
  • Victor Espinoza
  • Samantha Gardner
  • Michael Lopez
  • Kevin Mauerman
  • Leslie Medeiros
  • Timoteio Padilla
  • Jason Rivera
  • Jai Smith
  • Marcos Trujillo
  • Paco Velez
  • Michael Webb
  • Jackson Wray

Development Staff

Tony Bruno
Jason Cuneo
Adam Ragan
Fred Rodriguez
Monique Vallery
Jana van der Walt

Finance/Administrative Staff

Patrick Campion
Ramon Lopez Serrano
Jessica Lowell
Andres Pacheco
Joshua Richardson
Gloria Vallejos

News and Events

  • Desert Migration screening is Sunday September 18, August 11, 2016

    Sunday September 18 is National HIV/AIDS Aging Awareness day and SAAF will commemorate this occasion with a screening of the documentary Desert Migration at the Loft Cinema. When the first effective HIV treatments were introduced in the mid-1990s, a generation of HIV+ gay men were thrown a lifeline. What happened to these men who thought […]

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  • AIDSWALK Registration Now Open!, June 28, 2016

    Registration for the 2016 AIDSWALK Arizona/Tucson is now open. AIDSWALK will take place in downtown Tucson on Sunday October 9, 2016. We invite young, old, and pets alike to be a part of a great day of doing good for others. Plus, when you register by September 3, you will automatically be entered into a […]

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  • National HIV Testing Day is Monday June 27, June 20, 2016

    Monday June 27, 2016 marks the 21st annual National HIV Testing Day. In 1995 the National Association of People Living with AIDS (NAPWA) founded this day to promote HIV Testing. Every year, more than 50,000 people are diagnosed with HIV and even more are living with HIV and don’t know it. During last year’s National […]

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  • Yoga Oasis to Hold Fundraiser for SAAF on Monday June 20, June 17, 2016

    On Monday, June 20, all proceeds from LoveYoBody will be donated to Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation. Please come join us in creating more love in the wake of the recent Orlando tragedy. LoveYoBody is a gentle yoga class that takes place at YogaOasis Central, 7:30. Class is $7 but any additional donations will go directly […]

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  • SAAF Stands with Orlando, June 12, 2016

    The Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF) mourns the attack on Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Early reports indicate the nightclub was targeted because it was an LGBT bar. Patrons were held hostage and shot simply for going to a gay bar. Adam Ragan, Associate Director of LGBTQ Initiatives at SAAF, stated: “The loss of so […]

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