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

Dr.Terri Friel*, Venture Connects

Treasurer and Finance Chair

Tony Tintinalli*, BMO Harris

Secretary and Grant Making Chair

Ernie Rodriguez*, Gilead Sciences

Policy & Advocacy

Craig W. Johnson*, American Medical Association

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

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

Geof Brown, National Association of Personal Financial Advisors

Anthony Bruck, Eckhart Trading Company

Paula D. Friedman, Paula D. Friendman, Attorney 

Larry Giddings, @Properties

Jeffrey Green, Adler University

Lance P. Glass, Luster Products Inc.

Kevin Lamarr James, University of Illinois at Chicago

Paris Mullen

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

Karriem Watson, University of Illinois at Chicago

Kuliva WilbFlurn, MPH, Wilburn Strategic Solutions

* Executive Committee member