GOVERNANCE

U=U Steering Committee

Khafre Kujichagulia Abif

Antonio Alvares

Roscoe Boyd

Wanda Brendle-Moss

Gina Marie Brown

Brittany Cameron

Davina Conner

Claire Gasamagera

Maria Hiv Mejia

Christian Hui

Olga Irwin

Kiara St. James

Bryan C. Jones

Alleen King-Carter

Bob Leahy

Kevin Maloney

Eddie Mehnert-Berges

John McCullagh

Joshua Middleton

Brady Dale Morris

Marama Pala 

Bruce Richman

Ace Robinson

Raul Robles

Waheedah Shabazz-el

CJ Stobinski

Jyoti Dhawale Surve

George GP Tesseris

Evany Turk

Jennifer Vaughan

PAC Staff

Davina Conner

Krista Martel

Deondre Moore

Murray Penner

Bruce Richman

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Davina (Dee) Conner

U.S. Creative Engagements and Outreach Specialist

(She/Her)

Davina (Dee) Conner has been living with HIV since 1997. She began her advocacy work by way of internet radio, using her platform as an outlet to end the stigma that is associated with HIV. She now streams her show live on Facebook, educating others about the LGBTQ community, U=U, the trans community, being a Black woman with HIV, and many other issues the HIV community faces. In the last four years, Dee has become an international speaker, a Board member of the Prevention Access Campaign, and a co-chair of Nevada HIV modernization. She works closely with The Center for HIV Law and Policy on criminalization and is a former a co-chair for PWN-Colorado and the Denver HIV Planning Council. Dee has an Associate Degree in Public Health from American Public University and has worked with various organizations including ViiV Healthcare, the Jansen Advisory Board (Johnson & Johnson), Gilead, FHI360 and is a contributing writer for HIV.net. She speaks strongly about letting others know it is OK to “let people live their life the way they chose to.” Dee’s outreach represents all communities and she engages people with her creativity and savvy personality. Her ability to engage people has helped others learn more about HIV and U=U. She is committed to ensuring that those disproportionately affected by HIV get information needed to get into and remain in care and is thrilled to be joining the PAC team.

Davina Conner

Krista Martel

Deondre Moore

Murray Penner

Bruce Richman

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Lamar Greene

Global Knowledge & Advocacy Assistant 

(They/Them)

Lamar is a passionate advocate who has worked to advance reproductive health, rights, and justice for marginalized communities. They graduated from Emory University in 2019 with a BA in Human Health and made a concerted effort to address health disparities on campus and in Atlanta. With the support of the Office of Health Promotion, Lamar expanded the reach of Emory’s PrEP clinic for HIV prevention and has worked to educate clinicians around stigmas on sexuality and race. They also volunteered annually to help some of Atlanta’s most vulnerable residents navigate their health insurance options and access care. Their senior research project focused on the effects of discrimination on prenatal care utilization for Black women, within the larger context of the Black birthing crisis in the United States. Prior to joining the Prevention Access Campaign, they interned with the Center for Reproductive Rights developing advocacy strategies and lobbying in the House of Representatives to support the Women’s Health Protection Act. Lamar also served as a Truman-Albright Fellow with the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, where they worked to bring awareness to rural HIV, rural maternal health, and social challenges for rural LGBTQ+ people. Lamar believes U=U is a powerful tool for ending the HIV epidemic globally and is excited to be a part of the PAC team.

Davina Conner

Krista Martel

Deondre Moore

Murray Penner

Bruce Richman

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Cameron Kinker

Program and Communications Manager

(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 healthcare access in the St. Louis region. Prior to joining PAC- U=U, Cameron worked at the One Love Foundation educating middle, high, and college students on recognizing the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships and the warning signs of abuse. He also serves as a Senior Fellow for Humanity in Action. Cameron is HIV-negative and strongly believes in the necessity of educating other seronegative individuals about U=U. You can contact him at cameron@preventionaccess.org.

Davina Conner

Krista Martel

Deondre Moore

Murray Penner

Bruce Richman

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Deondre Moore

U.S. Partnerships and Community Engagement Manager

(He/Him)

Deondre B. Moore is a 26-year old human rights activist who has spent the last six years dedicating his time and resources to educating persons and raising awareness all over the world regarding HIV and Civil Rights issues. Deondre began his work in public health and advocacy after receiving an HIV positive diagnosis in 2014 at the age of 19. Since his diagnosis, he has taken the education he has received and shared it with community members across the nation. Deondre’s years of experience serving on various national Community Advisory Boards, as a Community Mobilizer in Texas, and experience as a Pharmaceutical community engagement consultant has provided him with the necessary skill sets to take on his new role with PAC. Deondre’s lived experience as a Black gay man will strengthen PAC’s meaningful engagement with partners and communities to bring about awareness and resources consistent with PAC’s values. Deondre is also studying Human Resource Management at Sam Houston State University. Deondre intends to engage with various communities and organizations throughout the U.S., with emphasis on Black and Brown communities and other communities of color in order to provide resources, build meaningful partnerships, and to ensure that PAC is expanding and operating at its full potential to continue changing the trajectory and way we look at HIV prevention in the U.S.

Davina Conner

Krista Martel

Deondre Moore

Murray Penner

Bruce Richman

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Murray Penner

U.S. Executive Director

(He/Him)

Murray Penner has a strong personal interest in helping people living with HIV achieve sexual health and well-being and reducing HIV stigma and shame. Murray served as Executive Director at NASTAD from 2015-2018 and served as NASTAD’s Deputy Executive Director and director of its care & treatment program from 2001-2015. Prior to joining NASTAD in 2001, he served as the planning coordinator for the Fort Worth, Texas, Ryan White Planning Council and previously as an administrator with the Fort Worth and Oklahoma City YMCAs. Murray has strong expertise and experience in HIV and hepatitis treatments, the Ryan White Program and AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAP), as well as drug pricing. He also currently serves on the boards of the AIDS Treatment Activists Coalition (ATAC) and HarborPath and serves on PAC's Founding Task Force. Murray received his Bachelor Degree in Social Work from Bethel College in North Newton, KS.

Davina Conner

Krista Martel

Deondre Moore

Murray Penner

Bruce Richman

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Bruce Richman

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, violence prevention, and gang intervention. Before launching PAC, Bruce founded Inspired Philanthropy Group, where he developed philanthropic initiatives with people and brands with extensive public platforms for social change including Donna Karan, Ellen DeGeneres, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, NBA star Chris Bosh, NFL star Adrian Peterson, NBA star Paul Pierce, Grammy Winner Chris Brown, The Bob Marley Foundation, Banana Republic, Sephora, and Cartier. 

Bruce and the U=U campaign have received extensive media coverage including The Washington Post, the TODAY show, USA TodayCBS Evening NewsChina Global TelevisionCBC Canada National NewsDailyMail.com, and The Lancet. Bruce was honored for his work with U=U as Healthline's HIV influencers"2017 Person of the Year"and named Plus Magazine "#1 Most Amazing HIV + People of 2018", and he received the 2017 Partnership Award from the National Association of State and Territorial AIDS Directors. Diagnosed with HIV in 2003, Bruce learned in 2012 that his undetectable viral load meant he could not transmit HIV. He committed to sharing this life-changing information to empower people with HIV and their partners to live healthy sexual and reproductive lives free of fear and stigma.  He received his Ed.M. in Administration, Planning & Social Policy from Harvard Graduate School of Education and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. 

PAC Board

Davina Conner

Krista Martel

Deondre Moore

Murray Penner

Bruce Richman

Thank you to the following members of the U=U Founding Task Force for their pioneering work during the early days of the U=U Campaign, helping to redefine what it means to love and live with HIV forever.

JD Davids, Dr. Carrie Foote, Noel Gordon, Dr. Robert Grant, Kathie Hiers, Damon L. Jacobs, Venton C. Jones, Jr., Charles King, Arianna Lint, Kamaria Laffrey, Jim Pickett, Kimberleigh Joy Smith, MPA, Peter Staley, Sam Stone, Sean Strub, Dr. Pietro Vernazza, and Shannon Weber, MSW