SAAF Leadership

Teresita Flores | Interim CEO

Chris Charles|Director of HIV Care and Housing Services

Jamie Dromgoole-Hernandez|Director of Clinical and Prevention Services

Tabitha Fox|Director of Finance

Celia Robidoux | Director of LGBTQ+ Services and Community Outreach

Kurt Tullar|Director of People and Culture

Monique Vallery|Director of Development

Administration Staff

  • Nick Baxter
  • Art Durazo
  • Ruben Encinas
  • Michele Knotts
  • Mary Elizabeth McBride
  • Felix Muñoz
  • Nathan Schaad
  • Erik Simonson

Development Staff

  • Zoë Bradley
  • Fred Rodriguez
  • Yobana L. Rodríguez

Clinical & Prevention Staff

  • Airam Arce
  • Breeze Cantua
  • Cody Clubb
  • Alethea Đỗ
  • Ricky Harrison
  • Patrick Muvunyi
  • Erica Ocejo
  • Whitney Pettijohn
  • Jaime Tadeo

HIV Housing & Care Services

  • Mike Austin
  • Andrea Bedoy
  • Celia Beier
  • Tara Borman
  • Veronica Borquez
  • Patricia Carrasco
  • Rebecca Cather
  • Joshua Cera-Griffith
  • Ramona Clark
  • Carlos Dabdoub
  • Jordan DiCamillo
  • Dustin Duvall-Black
  • Aisha Forman
  • Teyonna Gallardo
  • Angel Gold
  • Ayliandra Grijalva
  • Linda Hampton
  • Marie Hill-Northrup
  • Phoenix Karpova
  • Marie Lane
  • Chandy Leverance
  • Mara Levin
  • Damian Lomas-Armenta
  • Tracy Lopez
  • Abby Loucks
  • Alex Lopez
  • Michelle MacDonald
  • Shane Mikovich
  • Francisca Minjares
  • Brian Muñoz
  • Ricardo Murrieta
  • Amanda Plank
  • Tyler Rogers
  • Tom Rose
  • Andrea Shirley
  • Rae Strozzo
  • Kayla Sweeney
  • Nuvia Trejo
  • Maritza Vallery
  • Amy Welch
  • James Wendt
  • Daniella West-Scott
  • Jorge Zamora
  • Mariano Zamora

LGBTQ+ Programs & Community Outreach

  • Meredith Brewer
  • Crystal Bright
  • Sean Cronin
  • Vanessa Delgado
  • Maizie Dunlap
  • Danielle Fowler
  • Riley Harper
  • Emerson Kuhn
  • Wanda Omdahl
  • Dawn Rivera
  • Veronica Valenzuela
  • David Vargas
  • Winter Vaughn

News and Events

  • Introducing SAAF’s New CEO, March 3, 2023

    After an extensive nationwide search, the SAAF Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Beth Frantz has been appointed as SAAF’s next CEO. Beth is SAAF’s fourth CEO in the organization’s 25+ year history. Beth comes to SAAF from the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona where she recently served as the Interim CEO […]

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  • Giving Tuesday is November 30th, 2021, November 17, 2021

    This Giving Tuesday will happen on November 30th and SAAF could really use your donation. 2021 marks the 10th annual Giving Tuesday, a day when the nation focuses its attention on non-profits deserving of their support. Give today and make a difference in the life of a SAAF client tomorrow. Arizona Charitable Tax Credit SAAF […]

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  • SAAF Condemns COVID-19 Mask-Wearing Comparison to HIV/AIDS Prevention Strategies, March 16, 2021

    Last week Arizona House Bill 2770 was passed, allowing for business owners to determine whether masks are required in their places of business. According to news reports, the bill’s sponsor, Representative Joseph Chaplik, persuaded the Arizona House to let businesses ignore mask mandates to stem COVID spread in part by arguing that they were not […]

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  • Save Lives By Supporting Virtual AIDSWALK Tucson 2020, October 2, 2020

    By Rachel McMenamin, Grants Coordinator at the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation As most things look different during this pandemic, so will the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation’s annual AIDSWALK Tucson. For the safety of walkers, volunteers, clients, staff and our community, this year’s AIDSWALK has gone virtual. SAAF will host a week long AIDSWALK celebration from […]

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  • SAAF WINS BBB Torch Award in Nonprofit Ethics, May 14, 2019

    We are honored to be the recipient of the BBB Serving Southern Arizona’s Torch Award for Nonprofit Ethics! As a nonprofit and more specifically as an AIDS service organization and an LGBTQ+ serving organization, we hold ourselves accountable to our stakeholders: our clients, our donors, the taxpayers, our staff and volunteers, our community partners, our funders, and […]

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HIV, LGBTQ+ individuals, and communities marginalized by society.