AID ATLANTA NAMES NEW BOARD MEMBERS
ATLANTA (February 28, 2014) – AID Atlanta announced that they are adding new board members to the organization.
“We are enthusiastic about our young new leaders and the strength of the companies they represent,” said Dr. Jose Rodriguez-Diaz, CEO of AID Atlanta. “We have exciting things planned for the Atlanta region’s response to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and HIV and we are confident that our board will be integral in helping us realize those goals.”
D. Chip Newton of Deloitte Consulting, LLP will assume the role of Chairman of the Board, taking over from Mark B. Rinder, who has acted as AID Atlanta’s Chairman since 2009. Mary Harrison of Attune Inc. is the new Vice Chair; Dr. Collette Hopkins of Families First is an At-Large Executive Committee Member and Governance & Nominations Chair; and Tiffany Roan of Viiv Healthcare is the new Development Chair.
New board members include Bill Warren, Director of Forensic Services – PricewaterhouseCoopers; Alicia Thompson, Senior Vice President of Consumer Brands – Edelman; Charlie Pappas, Vice President of Alliances – Delta Air Lines; and Dr. Kenneth Samuel, Senior Pastor – Victory for the World Church.
AID Atlanta saves and transforms lives with a continuum of care that provides Access, Linkage, and Retention to HIV care. AID Atlanta programs are proven effective at improving health outcomes as measured by reduced viral loads and higher CD4 counts, the two key indicators of health for those who are HIV-positive. For more information, visit aidatlanta.org.
ABOUT AID ATLANTA
The mission of AID Atlanta is to reduce new HIV infections and improve the quality of life of its members and the community by breaking barriers and building community.
AID Atlanta saves and transforms lives with a continuum of care that provides Access, Linkage, and Retention to HIV care. The continuum begins with proven effective HIV prevention programs that avert new infections, encourage HIV testing and promote early HIV diagnosis. Newly diagnosed individuals are linked to primary health care and a comprehensive suite of programs that work in concert with one another to improve health, provide basic needs, address mental health issues, and improve quality of life. AID Atlanta programs are proven effective at improving health outcomes as measured by reduced viral loads and higher CD4 counts, the two key indicators of health for those who are HIV-positive.
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