SAAF Directors

Wendell Hicks, Executive Director

Luis Ortega, Director of Programs

Tabitha Fox, Director of Finance

Travis Craddock, Director of Development

Rich Clark, Director of Human Resources

Care Services Staff

  • Brittany Aragon
  • London Arango
  • Andrea Bedoy
  • Celia Beier
  • Tatiana Bueras
  • Christopher Charles
  • Robert “Rob” Coleman
  • Sharon Cullen
  • Jason Cuneo
  • Alfred DiBernardo
  • Verenice Farias
  • Samantha Fetterley
  • Denise Flores
  • Kerry Friedman
  • Linda Hampton
  • Kathy Hickerson
  • John Jackson
  • Kayla Kurti
  • Chandy Leverance
  • Michelle MacDonald
  • Arturo Mancinas
  • Enrique Marquez
  • Brian Muñoz
  • Felix Muñoz
  • Juan Nuñez
  • Araceli Parra Bonner
  • Fedora Preston-Haynes
  • Austin Puca
  • Megan Quintero
  • Sergio Ramos
  • Tyler Rogers
  • Janeth Murillo Romero
  • Tom Rose
  • Nathan Schaad
  • Haley Smith
  • Rae Strozzo
  • Jaime Tadeo
  • Rachel Tapp
  • David Tellez
  • Miguel Urbina
  • Maritza Vallery
  • Marco Velarde
  • Kay Wolferstetter
  • Jorge Zamora
  • Mariano Zamora

Prevention Staff

  • Holly Bankston
  • Niko Berger
  • Angel Brophy
  • Tatum Craft
  • Eddie Diaz
  • Alethea Do
  • Arizpe Ellinwood
  • Monique Garcia
  • Tucker Grace
  • Jayelle Harrison
  • Ricky Harrison
  • Zeanna Hawk
  • Violet Krieger
  • Itzayana Leyva
  • Michael Lopez
  • Ramon Lopez Serrano
  • Catherine Moutray
  • Jason Rivera
  • Remmy Ruiz
  • Cristian Salazar De Leon
  • Rae Strozzo
  • Bea Velazquez Morales
  • Michael Webb
  • Jackson Wray

Development Staff

  • Carrie Anne Armes
  • Rachel McMenamin
  • Sallie Muse
  • Jessica Patrick
  • Josué Romero

Finance/Administrative Staff

  • Gloria Beltran
  • Brian Davis
  • Fareeda Khunji
  • Ruben Leyva
  • Jessica Lowell
  • Joshua Richardson
  • Cynthia Robison
  • Rosa Ruiz
  • Erik Simonson

News and Events

  • SAAF Stands with Transgender Community, October 25, 2018

    Press Release for Immediate Release October 25, 2018 Based on news reports over the weekend, the Trump administration is working to dramatically roll back protections for transgender students by narrowing the definitions of sex and gender under Title IX that our courts have used to provide protections for LGBTQ+ people. It is reported that the […]

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  • 30th AIDSWALK Touches the Hearts of Hundreds, October 23, 2018

    On the morning of Sunday, October 14th, 2018 hundreds of people gathered early in Downtown Tucson to show their support for the 30th Annual AIDSWALK Tucson. Everyone has a different reason for walking, some very personal while others walk due to a strong sense of community.  No matter the reason, the presence of approximately 500 […]

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  • Call for 2019 Out Brunch Community Award Nominations, August 23, 2018

    The Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF) is proud to announce the community nomination period for the 2019 Out Brunch Community Awards. The Out Brunch Community Awards recognize and celebrate the work and dedication of three exceptional community members.  Nominations open August 23, 2018 and close September 21, 2018.  The awards will be given at the […]

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  • AIDSWALK Tucson Registration Now Open, June 28, 2017

    The 29th Annual AIDSWALK Tucson may still be 3 months away, but it is never too early to register and start fundraising! Join your friends and family (and your four-legged friends, too) for a walk to fight stigma and hate in our community. We’ll see you on October 15 for another amazing year of AIDSWALK […]

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  • 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), of the more than 1.1 million people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States today, 1 in every 7 is not aware of their positive status. That means they aren’t getting the […]

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