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

  • Andrea Bedoy
  • Celia Beier
  • Angel Brophy
  • Christopher Charles
  • Sharon Cullen
  • Jason Cuneo
  • Carlos Dabdoub
  • Ariana Del Cid
  • Denise Flores
  • Ali Ghafarri
  • Ayliandra Grijalva
  • Linda Hampton
  • Kathy Hickerson
  • John Jackson
  • Tim Juge
  • Ruben Leyva
  • Michelle MacDonald
  • Arturo Mancinas
  • Nina Manzo
  • Dave Martin
  • Enrique Marquez
  • Carrie Montgomery
  • Brian Muñoz
  • Kerry Murphy
  • Juan Nuñez
  • Paige Nguyen
  • Araceli Parra Bonner
  • Austin Puca
  • Megan Quintero
  • Sergio Ramos
  • Gina Rodriguez
  • Tyler Rogers
  • Janeth Murillo Romero
  • Tom Rose
  • Nathan Schaad
  • Haley Smith
  • Rae Strozzo
  • Rachel Tapp
  • David Tellez
  • Miguel Urbina
  • Maritza Vallery
  • Marco Velarde
  • James Wendt
  • Jorge Zamora
  • Mariano Zamora

Prevention Staff

  • Tatum Craft
  • Eddie Diaz
  • Alethea Do
  • Arizpe Ellinwood
  • Beau Finan
  • Anais Garcia
  • Tucker Grace
  • Jayelle Harrison
  • Ricky Harrison
  • Zeanna Hawk
  • Violet Krieger
  • Kayla Kurti
  • Itzayana Leyva
  • Michael Lopez
  • Catherine Moutray
  • Juano Ramirez
  • Jason Rivera
  • Jaime Tadeo
  • Rae Strozzo
  • Michael Webb

Development Staff

  • Wayne Barnett
  • Rachel McMenamin
  • Sallie Muse
  • Jessica Patrick
  • Josué Romero

Finance/Administrative Staff

  • Breeze Cantua
  • Brian Davis
  • Mallory Kalogreadou
  • Fareeda Khunji
  • Jessica Lowell
  • Felix Muñoz
  • Shari Pearson
  • Joshua Richardson
  • Cynthia Robison
  • Catherine Sanchez
  • Erik Simonson

News and Events

  • SAAF WINS BBB Torch Award in Nonprofit Ethics, May 14, 2019

    We are honored to be the recipient of the BBB Serving Southern Arizona’s Torch Award for Nonprofit Ethics! As a nonprofit and more specifically as an AIDS service organization and an LGBTQ+ serving organization, we hold ourselves accountable to our stakeholders: our clients, our donors, the taxpayers, our staff and volunteers, our community partners, our funders, and […]

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  • Share the Love with SAAF’s Home-Bound Clients, December 26, 2018

    Did you know that 92% of SAAF’s Food Program participants have extremely low and very low incomes and rely on our programs not just to avoid hunger, but to receive appropriate, nutrient-dense foods necessary to maintain their health and prevent HIV disease symptoms and medication side effects? Individuals living with HIV and their families face […]

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