I am honored to have been appointed to the 2015-2017 Boston EMA Ryan White Planning Council.
The Boston EMA Ryan White Planning Council is an independent federally required planning body that works to organize, evaluate, prioritize, and allocate Ryan White Part A HIV funding in the Boston Eligible Metropolitan Area (EMA). The Council is appointed by the Mayor of Boston and works with staff of the Boston Public Health Commission Division of HIV/AIDS Services to administer the Part A grant. The Ryan White Act was created to fill gaps in existing medical and supportive HIV services and contains several parts. Part A provides the funding for the Boston EMA and other urban areas most heavily impacted by the HIV & AIDS epidemic.
2016 – 2017 Vice Chair
2015 – 2017, Member, Executive Committee
2015 – 2016 Chair, Consumer Committee
2015 – 2017 Member, Services. Planning and Evaluation Committee
Member, 2016-2019 Comprehensive Plan Working Group
Reviewer, Ryan White Part A FY16 HIV Client Services RFP