Alexandria Commission on HIV and AIDS

Alexandria Commission on HIV and AIDS The Alexandria Commission on HIV/AIDS provides City Council and the public with current information regarding HIV/AIDS and promotes educational programs on HIV/AIDS awareness, treatment, and prevention.
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Commission on HIV/AIDS Description: The Commission advises City Council in the formulation and implementation of public policy on the treatment of AIDS and prevention of the spread of HIV, promotes citizen participation in the formulation of such policy, provides Council and the public with current information regarding AIDS and HIV, and promotes educational programs on AIDS/HIV awareness, treatment & prevention. The Commission meets on the third Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Approximately three hours per month are required of Commission members. Number of Members: 27 Comments: •2 Members from and representing the Alexandria Hospital (One of whom shall be from the Hospital's Dept. of Pastoral Services) •1 Member from and representing: ◦Whitman-Walker Clinic Hospice of Northern Virginia ◦An HIV/AIDS service organization which provides services in the city to the minority community ◦Alexandria Chapter, American Red Cross ◦Alexandria Gay and Lesbian Community Association ◦Northern Virginia AIDS Ministry ◦City of Alexandria Public Schools Commission ◦Alexandria Community Services Board ◦Alexandria Human Rights Commission ◦Alexandria Youth Policy Commission ◦Alexandria Commission for Women ◦The Sheriff or the Sheriff's Designee •1 Member Who is a Practicing Physician •1 Student Who Currently Attends Any High School in the City of Alexandria •11 Citizens-at-Large Term of Service: 3-year term City Staff Contact: Nechelle Terrell, Alexandria Health Dept., 703.746.4933 •Julia Baker •Nicole Battle •Ralph Cagle •Hanna Felleke •David Hoover •Kannessia Jordan •Viachaslav Lunkin •Tameka Macon •Brent Minor •Kenya Newby •Carolyn Perry •Monique Robinson •William Smith •Kimble Snyder •Eugene Stammeyer •Thomas Suydam •Gayle Terry, Chair •Amy Treakle •Shelbert Williams

Mission: The Commission advises City Council in the formulation and implementation of public policy related to the treatment of AIDS and prevention of the spread of HIV; promotes citizen participation in the formulation of such policy; provides Council and the public with current information regarding HIV/AIDS;,and promotes educational programs on HIV/AIDS awareness, treatment, and prevention.

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11/30/2019

Event reminder:: World AIDS Day Interfaith Service featuring Larry Bryant and St. Joseph's Catholic Church Women's Choir AKA Alexandria World AIDS Day Choir!!!
Sunday, December
3pm
711 N. Columbus Street

Northern Virginia Clergy Council for the Prevention of HIV & AIDS
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Northern Virginia Clergy Council for the Prevention of HIV & AIDS

Save the date!!! Register today.

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Only one week away...register today!!
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Only one week away...register today!!

2019 Regional HIV/AIDS Policy and Planning Summit
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ANNOUNCEMENT:: Commission on HIV/AIDS has six vacancies for CITIZEN members. The Commission meets on the third Monday of...
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Personal Data Record Form for Applicants to City Boards, Commissions, Committees, and Authorities

ANNOUNCEMENT:: Commission on HIV/AIDS has six vacancies for CITIZEN members. The Commission meets on the third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Approximately three to four hours per month are required of Commission members. Inbox on how to apply or apply directly on line at
https://survey.alexandriava.gov/s3/BoardsCommissionsApplication

Personal Data Record Form for Applicants to City Boards, Commissions, Committees, and Authorities.

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Alexandria Commission on HIV and AIDS's cover photo
08/13/2019

Alexandria Commission on HIV and AIDS's cover photo

The Alexandria Commission on HIV/AIDS (ACOHA) currently has SIX seats open for Alexandria City Residents to volunteer to...
07/31/2019

The Alexandria Commission on HIV/AIDS (ACOHA) currently has SIX seats open for Alexandria City Residents to volunteer to serve as commissioners on this commission. No HIV/AIDS background or experience is needed! Inbox for more details on commissioner expectations and/or how to apply!!!

Address

4480 King St
Alexandria, VA
22303

General information

The Commission was developed in response to a spike in Alexandria's HIV/AIDS rate. The city has the highest HIV/AIDS rate in Northern Virginia -- almost twice as high as Arlington County and more than 7 times as high as Fairfax County. Alexandria’s infection rate is also roughly three times above the state rate.

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(703) 746-4933

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Commission on HIV/AIDS Description: The Commission advises City Council in the formulation and implementation of public policy on the treatment of AIDS and prevention of the spread of HIV, promotes citizen participation in the formulation of such policy, provides Council and the public with current information regarding AIDS and HIV, and promotes educational programs on AIDS/HIV awareness, treatment & prevention. The Commission meets on the third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Alexandria Health Department. Approximately three hours per month are required of Commission members.

Current Commissioners


  • Gerald Padmore (Chair) - Inova Juniper

  • Tavares Floyd - Citizen

  • Leanne Desmond - ACPS

  • Damien Hammond - Alexandria Human Rights Commission

  • Sarah Devendorf - Student Member

  • Magalie Emile-Backer - Citizen

  • Shelbert Williams - Sheriff’s Designee

  • Julie Harbour - Alexandria Commission for Women

  • Andre Torre - Neighborhood Health Services, Inc.

  • Pablo Moulden - NovaSalud, Inc.
  • Nechelle Terrell, Staff Liaison

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