About AFC

AFC Board

The Board of Directors at the AIDS Foundation of Chicago oversees the work and leadership of the organization. Read Board members' biographies here.

Board Chair

Craig W. Johnson*, American Medical Association

Vice Chair

Nanette Silva*, Community Memorial Foundation

Treasurer and Finance Chair

Janet Lin*, MD, MPH, MBA, University of Illinois at Chicago


Chad Thompson*, Lyceum Leadership Consulting

Past Chair 

Dr. Terri Friel*, Venture Connects

Policy & Advocacy


Mary Pounder*, Comer Family Foundation

Fund Development

Lori Kaufman*


Geoffrey Brown*, National Association of Personal Financial Advisors

Center for Housing and Health

Kuliva N. Wilburn, MPH, Wilburn Strategic Solutions

Strategic Planning

Tom Sondergeld, FliptRX

Lance P. Glass, LPG Interiors, Inc.


Nanette Silva*, Community Memorial Foundation

Racial Equity Action Plan

Yusef Garcia, Forefront

Board of Directors

Adwoa Antwi-Barfi, McDonald's 

Anthony Bruck, Eckhart Trading Company

Caprice Carthans, South Side Help Center

Cecil Dearborne, Pariveda

Paula D. Friedman, Paula D. Friedman, Attorney 

Roy A. Ferguson

Yusef Garcia, Forefront

Derrick Kimbrough, Chicago Public Schools

Janet Lin, MD, MPH, MBA, University of Illinois at Chicago

Tanya Lopez, MS, American Medical Association

Liu Montsho, 360 HR Solutions 

Markus Pitchford, Glenhouse Strategies

Esteban Rodriguez, Northwest Side Housing Center

Julie Scott, CARS.com

Tom Sondergeld, FliptRX

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

Ben Stringfellow, CRA

JP Valadez, Kivvit

Terri Wilkerson, Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

* Executive Committee member