About AFC

Associate Board

AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC)’s Associate Board includes young professionals and emerging leaders who are passionate in the fight for HIV/AIDS services and prevention in the Chicagoland area. Members of the Associate Board act as ambassadors for AFC by taking part in fundraising, community service, and advocacy activities that create health equity and justice for people living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS and other related chronic conditions.

To learn more about our mission, member roles, leadership structure and membership process – please refer to the 2019 Charter and our Facebook Page.

Interested in joining? Fill out this interest form and a membership representative will contact you. For more information, please contact mmiley@aidschicago.org


Charlie Jungwirth Fund Development Committee Community and Donor Engagement manager at YMVA of Metopolitan Chicago

Charlie Peterson Executive Committee, Partnerships & Outreach Committee Lead Manager, Community Engagement & Clinical Research Education at UIC Project WISH

David Neef Membership Committee Attorney - Consilio

Eric Skipworth Fund Development Chair Associate - Paramount Lodging Advisors

Jessica Dangles Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology

Jessica Wu Secretary Consultant at L.E.K.

Kalob J Gossett Social Media and PR Committee Project Manager and Research Coordinator at Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center

Kandis Draw The HAP Foundation 

Kevin Cernansky Executive Committee Member; Social Media Committee Lead; Governing Board Ex-Officio Member, Finance Committee Assistant Director, Reunions, Student, & Recent Alumni Engagement, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Kevin Hascher Membership of Partnerships and Outreach Medical Student at Northwestern University

Kim Garvey

Le'Mikas Lavender Advocate Committee System Director of Quality, Regulatory & Patient Safety 

Mason Zurovchak Executive Committee and Membership Committee Associate, McKinsey & Company

Neal Netzel Fund Development Committee Managing Director, Healthcare Specialty Finance at CIBC

Ogo Okonkwor Partnership and Outreach Committee Senior Clinical Trial Manager at ICON

Sergio Rodriguez Partnerships and Outreach Committee Senior Manager at Deloitte

Terra Campbell Community Impact Coordinator at Howard Brown Health


Membership Commitments

  • Regularly attend full Associate Board meetings every month (in person or by phone)
  • Participate in and actively raise funds for AFC events, including AIDS Run & Walk Chicago and World of Chocolate
  • Actively participate on at least one committee
  • Pay $75 in annual dues
  • Represent AFC in the community through volunteerism and outreach

2021 Year in Review

Check out our AIDS Run & Walk Team!