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

Members

Jade Greear, Co-Chair, Sabin Vaccine Institute
Meghan Monaghan, Co-Chair, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Jessica Wu, Secretary, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Patricia V Braboy, Membership Chair, University of Chicago
David Neef, Membership Chair, Epiq
Mason Zurovchak, W. Capra Consulting Group
Hannah Kopach, Public Relations/Social Media Chair, Smithbucklin

Sam Anyanwu, AbbVie
Kevin Cernansky, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Public Relations/Social Media Committee 
Kandis Draw, City of Chicago Homeless Shelter
Matthew Estacio, Swiss Re
Elena Llinas, Ph.D, UIC / UI Health Community Clinic Network
Nicolas Gordon Llinas, Division of Infectious Diseases at University of Chicago
Mara Lynne, Public Relations/Social Media Committee
Mahdi Hemingway, Exelon
Charlie Jungwirth, YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
Tamesha Morris, Sinai Health Systems
Charlie Peterson, Project WISH - University of Illinois at Chicago
Lauryn Scott, Public Relations/Social Media Committee, Discovery Partners Institute, University of Illinois System
Eric Skipworth, Paramount Lodging Advisors
Jacina Sims, Sinai Infectious Disease Center
Terrance Weeden, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago - The Potocsnak Family Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine
David Zhang, Google

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!