About AFC

AFC Board

The Board of Directors at the AIDS Foundation of Chicago oversees the work and leadership of the organization. 

Board Chair

Anna Laubach*, Robert R. McCormick Foundation

Past chair: J. Ben Stringfellow*, CRA, Inc.

Vice Chair

Jeffrey Green*, Adler University

Treasurer and Finance Chair

Dr.Terri Friel*, Venture Connects

Secretary and Grant Making Chair

Ernie Rodriguez*, Gilead Sciences

Policy & Advocacy

Vice Chair
Anthony Bruck*, Eckhart Trading Company

Abbas Hyderi, MD MPH, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

Fund Development

Lori Kaufman*


Edward W. Diffin, III*, Freeborn & Peters, LLP

Center for Housing and Health

Nicole Kazee, Erie Family Health Center

Strategic Plan Task Force

Chad Thompson*, Lyceum Leadership Consulting


Board of Directors

Gary B. Beringer, Dr. P. H., Beringer & Associates Litigation Support

Paula D. Friedman, Paula D. Friendman, Attorney 

Larry Giddings, @Properties

Kevin Lamarr James, University of Illinois at Chicago

Craig W. Johnson, American Medical Association

Condon McGlothlen, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Robert Neubert, Hilton Chicago

Mary Pounder, Comer Family Foundation

Nanette Silva, Community Memorial Foundation

Thomas A. Sondergeld, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

Joseph Stokes, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

Tony Tintinalli, BMO Harris

Kuliva Wilburn, MPH, Wilburn Strategic Solutions

* Executive Committee member