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 associateboard@aidschicago.org.


Meghan Monaghan, Co-Chair, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Alejandro Segura, Co-Chair, JP Morgan Securities LLC
Noreen Andersen, Secretary, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
Patricia V Braboy, Membership Chair, University of Chicago
David Neef, Membership Chair, Epiq
Chris Jensen, Membership Chair, City Colleges of Chicago
Hannah Kopach, Public Relations/Social Media Chair, Trope Publishing, Co.

Charlie Dao, Astellas Pharma, US
Kandis Draw, City of Chicago Homeless Shelter
Matthew Estacio, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Mara Goldman, Public Relations/Social Media Committee
Jade Greear, Heartland Alliance Health
Mahdi Hemingway, Exelon
Ira Katzman, WagermanKatzman
Andrew Machado, University of Chicago Law School
James McManus, WP Global Partners
Tamesha Morris, Sinai Health Systems
Rashad Reed, RUSH University Medical Center
Lauryn Scott, Public Relations/Social Media Committee, Discovery Partners Institute, University of Illinois System
Jacina Sims, Sinai Infectious Disease Center
Isaiah Stock, Hazel Health
Terrance Weeden, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago -The Potocsnak Family Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine
Jessica Wu, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
David Zhang, McKinsey & Company 

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

2020 Year in Review