Board Members and Staff
Ann Stuart Thacker, Executive Director
Registered Nurse with specialization in psychiatry. Has been In the field of HIV since 1985. Was Program Manager of AIDSNET before becoming Executive Director. Sits on various PA-DOH committees.
Kevin Westgate, Fiscal Officer
Extensive accounting experience in both the profit and non-profit realms
Vickey McKinzey-Gonzalez, Program Manager
Works with direct service providers, Quality Management co-leader, works w/board, networks, anticipates next steps, problem solves, sits on PA-DOH committees.
Carol Vanderhoff, Program Specialist
Pharmacy background, listens to what people have to say, troubleshoots, finds alternatives when hitting a wall and passionate about helping people.
Cindy Berish, Administrative Assistant
Legal background, organized, detail oriented and is AIDSNET's institutional memory.
Dr. Richard Chow, Board Member
Emergency medicine resident with an AIDS education background
Lizabeth K. Fox, Vice Chair
Former prevention subgrantee, worked with clients, experience with Northampton Prison and high risk populations.
Abel Gonzalez, Jr., Board Member
A Registered Nurse who desires to see the stigma of HIV overcome.
Sarah A. Kalavoda, Board Member
A graduate of East Stroudsburg University with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Public Health. While at ESU, she was the campus liaison to the American Public Health Association and was an active member in the Lehigh Valley Public Health Alliance, a student-run organization that coordinated health education events for the community. Sarah currently works as a Business Intelligence Analyst for a hospital.
Sharl Morris, Board Member
Brings experience as a community health specialist and nursing assistant.
Greg Reppert, Board Chair
Committed to AIDSNET's mission, six years experience serving on the AIDSNET Allocations Committee. Runs a family-owned business and invests in real estate.
Alyssa Smith, Board Member
Brings fundraising and marketing experience to the Board.
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Lisa Spiro, Secretary/Treasurer
Biotech professional with experience in HIV testing, reimbursement and patient care. Dedicated to improving the lives of people living with HIV by providing new diagnostics tests that improve their quality of life.
Patrick van Esch, Board Member
Assistant Professor of Management bringing marketing experience to the Board