Lillibeth Gonzalez (she/her) is a 65-year-young Latinx mother raised in the Lower East Side. She was diagnosed with AIDS 30 years ago. She endured the loss of her 3 siblings due to AIDS related complications. Her diagnosis was a surprise to her, she never imagined her husband would purposely not disclose his status, He said … Continued
Award-Winning philanthropist Founder and CEO of Miizmisha’s World Empowerment LLC; Thamicha Isaac (she/her), Entrepreneur & Motivational Speaker, is an openly positive HIV Influencer of a global empowerment movement, gaining recognition for her activism. Thamicha is dedicated and on a mission to change lives and empower others to fight for themselves. An HIV diagnosis should not … Continued
Executive Director, The Well Project (she/her) Krista Heitzman Martel (she/her) joined The Well Project in 2009 and has overseen the expansion of The Well Project’s online resources including the web portal, social media initiatives, the A Girl Like Me blog, and its mobile application. Additionally, Krista has been instrumental in identifying ways the organization can … Continued
Director, U.S. Programs (He/Him) Cameron Kinker joined PAC in 2018 and is a driven advocate for people living with HIV. He graduated cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis in 2016 with a degree in Anthropology: Global Health & the Environment and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. He wrote his honors thesis on transgender … Continued
Founding Executive Director (He/Him) Bruce Richman has worked in global philanthropy for over two decades developing foundations, cause-marketing and grantmaking programs, social marketing campaigns, and interventions on a range of issues including HIV stigma and prevention, sustainable development, childhood obesity, integrative medicine, violence prevention, and gang intervention. Before launching PAC, Bruce founded Inspired Philanthropy Group, where … Continued
She was proud to receive her first Prevention Certificate of Completion and continues her HIV advocacy today. Yonce has been advocating and speaking on trans issues and rights for about close to 15 years.
Roscoe has also developed a speaking platform broadly focused on health among LGBTQ people, and on sharing his lived experience as a queer/gay man of color who is living his best life with HIV.
Luis A. Mares, LMSW is the Director of Community Mobilization programs at the Latino Commission on AIDS, working in the planning, developing, and implementing of the National Awareness campaigns: National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) and National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day (NHHAD), with which the Commission coordinates efforts nationwide with partners in every state and US territory to provide education, outreach, training, and create awareness in the Latino community in the HIV and Hepatitis area.