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The UW Center for AIDS and STD (CFAS) and the Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Community Action Board (CAB) is a group of key stakeholders in the community who serve in an advisory capacity, providing a community perspective on important issues in HIV/AIDS research.
The CFAS/CFAR Community Action Board mission is to encourage communication and build trustworthy collaborations between UW CFAS/CFAR researchers and community members and community-based organizations to enhance local, national, and international prevention, treatment, and education activities.
Specific goals of the CAB are to:
The CAB is comprised of a group of committed individuals, including representatives from HIV-affected groups and organizations. The CAB Steering Committee is listed below. Working Groups include steering committee members and a broader membership from the communities they serve.
The UW/FHCRC CFAR CAB Steering Committee meets every 4th Monday of the month, 9:30-11am. Please contact Joanna Bove if you are interested in joining us (bovej at uw.edu).
Community-based Organization (CBO) needs assessment Working Group
Young Black MSM Working Group (YBMSM) (click here for access to google docs for meeting notes and resources)
Disparities Working Group (retired)
Community Action Board Steering Committee members
|Co-Chair: Amelia Vader||UW Department of Global Health|
|Co-Chair: Erick Seelbach
||US Department of Health and Human Services|
|Michele Andrasik||UW/FHCRC CFAR SPRC
|Mary Diggs-Hobson||AARTH (African American Reach and Teach Health Ministry)|
|TBA||Madison Clinic, Harborview Medical Center
||Lifelong AIDS Alliance|
|Steve Goodreau||University of Washington
||Project Handle, Seattle Counseling Service
||HIV Vaccine Trials Unit|
||People of Color Against AIDS Network (POCAAN)|
|Joanna Bove (CAB Manager)
||UW/FHCRC CFAR SPRC
|Solomon Tsegeselassie||Center for MultiCultural Health|
|Michael Louella||AIDS Clinical Trials Unit (ACTU)|
|Steve Wakefield||HIV Vaccine Trials Network, Legacy Project|
|Julene Weaver||Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center|
|Bob Wood||UW/FHCRC CFAR SPRC