Topic: California Office of AIDS: COVID-19 and HIV, AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) and Ryan White updates, plus an introduction to the California Planning Group (CPG), a community advisory board to the CA Office of AIDS.
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Kevin Sitter, Office of AIDS, Ending the Epidemics Project Manager. Mr. Sitter has worked in the field of HIV prevention and care services since 1985. He has been an HIV test counselor, developed and implemented prevention programs, end-stage case management, a trainer for the AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) and taught at the University of Minnesota Schools of Public Health and Social Work. He also serves as the OA staff liaison for the HIV and Aging Subcommittee of the California Planning Group. He has been at OA since 2004, the year he was diagnosed.
Sharisse Kemp, Office of AIDS, Prevention Section Chief. In the past four years, Ms. Kemp has been instrumental in developing policies and procedures pertaining to ADAP’s Health Insurance Premium Payment Program and Medical Out-of-Pocket Cost Program while also facilitating monthly advisory conference calls with ADAP enrollment workers and HIV advocates. She has also served as the California Planning Group manager where she has assisted with restructuring the way in which OA utilizes its CPG members. She also served on the U=U social media campaign workgroup. In 2018, Ms. Kemp was selected as a participant in the NASTAD (National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors) Minority Leadership Program.