Alliance Directory

A list of Alliance Member contact information for future collaborations.

All Members

Maticus Adams

he/him

Ottawa

Harm Reduction Programs Coordinator

Max Ottawa

613-701-6555 ext 103

Mat coordinates the Tea 2 Go harm reduction dispensing program, MAX's Safer Partying Advisory Committee and MAX's support group After the ParTy, while also providing Healthcare service provider and Naloxone training.

Looking to partner on:

He is open to pretty much anything.

Eddy Aranguren

He/Him

Western Region

Regional MSM Health Promotion & Risk Reduction Worker

The AIDS Network

905-528-0884 ext 231

289-527-1613

Shan Avery

they/them

GBMSM Community Engagement Worker

PARN

Elmer Bagares

Toronto

HIV/Sexual Health Counsellor

Hassle Free Clinic

416-909-6353

Jackie Barrett-Greene

she/her

Director of Support and Education (note: am with Positive Living Niagara, not HARS, but online form will only show HARS)

Mouloud Benkahla

He/him

Toronto

HIV/AIDS case manager

Centre Francophone Toronto

16474579092

Michael Burtch

He/Him

HIV & Harm Reduction Program Manager

Joshua Cecil

He/Him

Ottawa

Men’s Outreach Coordinator

AIDS Committee of Ottawa

(613) 238-5014 ext. 232

George Cobain

Bisexual

Office

Meaghan Coughlan

She/her

Education Coordinator

Randy Davis

he/him

Greater Toronto Area

Gay Men's Sexual Health Coordinator

The Gilbert Centre

7057945460

7057945460

As an activist and advocate for people living with HIV, Randy is a loud and proud supporter of U=U (Undetectable equals Untransmittable). U=U, along with Universal access to treatment and care, is the cornerstone to ending the HIV epidemic.

Looking to partner on:

All things HIV and STI/STBBI related. Let's work together to dismantle the stigma faced by those living with HIV/AIDS and those most at risk of contracting HIV. We have all the tools to end new infections. We must do what needs to be done!

Rick Dias

Ottawa

Project Officer-Harm Reduction Branch

Ottawa Public Health

613-580-2424 Ext 22542

Brad Dies

Eastern Region

M4M Sexual Health Coordinator

Trellis: HIV & Community Care

613-545-3698

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Laura Dunnam

She/Her

nurse

Garfield Durrant

He/Him/His/King

Toronto

Men's Prevention Specialist (Lead)

Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (BlackCAP)

416-977-9955 ext 248

Offers expertise in Black GBTQ+ health promotion, project management, stakeholder relations, team management, and leadership in addition to knowledge of HIV, STIs, sexual health and syndemic issues as they relate to Black GBTQ+ community.

Looking to partner on:

Cultivate culturally responsive holistic health promotion and support services for Black GBTQ+ men.

Darryl Dyball

he/him

Western Region

Community Development and Education Coordinator

Positive Living Niagara

905-984-8684 x120

289-969-0637

I am the Coordinator for Community Development & Education, specializing in gbMSM. I am also Niagara's PrEP Clinic Educator and Intake Coordinator and sit on various Queer-focused Steering Committees & Boards within Niagara.

Looking to partner on:

PrEP/PEP Clinic Services and Access, Park and Online Outreach best practices, PnP Connections for information sharing, and Self-Testing initiatives.

Madeleine Elton

She/Her

Organization not listed - Hamilton Public Health; Role is Public Health Nurse on the Sexual Health Team

Justin Emard

he/him

Navigation & Training Coordinator

Rebecca Friesen

she/her

Western Region

M2M Sexual Health Program Coordinator

Pozitive Pathways Community Services

519-973-0222 ext 117

I deal with 2SLGBTQ+ programming in general! A lot of my work revolves around youth groups, education, and online outreach.

Aspen Groom

They/Them

Northern Region

Sexual Health Coordinator

Réseau ACCESS Network

705-688-0500 ext. 216

Chi Ching Hui

He/Him

Sexual Health Promoter

Toronto Public Health

4163383618

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Adrien King

they/he

Eastern Region

MSM Outreach Coordinator

AIDS Committee of Durham Region

905-576-1445 ext.512

I am part of the MSM community myself, as well as being trans, Two-Spirit, and Indigenous. Those identities are intertwined very closely in the work I do. I am the frontman of all 2SGBTQ+ outreach here at the AIDS committee!

Jason Kwok

He/him

Greater Toronto Area

Harm Reduction Outreach Worker

CAYR

289-383-1620

"Jason Kwok is highly dedicated and compassionate to creating a positive impact on vulnerable communities through sexual health promotion & harm reduction outreach.

Looking to partner on:

Collaborate & find new outreach locations in the GTA

chase litwiller

she/her

sopervisor

Shahbaz Mamdani

He/Him

Toronto

Manager, Sexual Health Programs

Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention

(416) 729 8331

Men's sexual health outreach manager

Looking to partner on:

Co-organize events and cross-share social event detail.s

Anthony Masceranus

Her

Counselor

Hannah Mengistu

they/them

Public Health Nurse

Barry Moore

they/them

Western Region

Capacity Builder

HIV/AIDS Resources & Community Health (ARCH)

4166692960

Ahmed Muslimani

They/Them

Ottawa

Manager of Strategic Partnerships and Development

Max Ottawa

613-440-3237 Ext. 106

Devan Nambiar

Manager of Capacity Building &Talent Development

Taylor Pasqua

She/her

Public Health Nurse

Eric Peters

he/him

Manager of Health Promotions

GMSH Provincial Office

416-364-4555 x307

Rui Pires

He/Him

Gay Men's Online Outreach Coordinator

Meg Porter

Sheryl Prior

she/her

Public Health Nurse

Dylan Richards

He/Him

Health Educator

Ricardo Romero

he/him

Toronto

HIV/AIDS outreach coordinator

Centre for Spanish-Speaking Peoples

416-533-8545 ext 221

Andrea Rosenrot

She/Her

Public Health Nurse

Roy Schuurhuis

He/Him

Northern Region

Healthy Sexuality and Prevention Coordinator

Group Health Centre (HARP)

7059415690

https://www.harp.ghc.on.ca/?fbclid=IwAR2GPeDDPf3sGLS66J7KeWjI7Dx6TDidbMKnJCWpcs10qxNChAt8ZfBxRT0

Phoenix Schweitz

Northern Region

Hep C Outreach and Engagement

Elevate Northwestern Ontario

807-345-1516 ext 225

Michael Segbor

He/HIM

Greater Toronto Area

Gay Men’s Health Programs Coordinator

Moyo

289-325-4689

He is passionate about combatting widespread injustices, with experience supporting GBTQMSM communities within Peel. He looks for opportunities to grow as a social worker discovering creative ways to promote QTIBIPOC excellence.

Looking to partner on:

-Support groups for GBTQMSM -Events promoting QTIBIPOC excellence and health -resource creation for 2SLGBTQ+ folks - Social media campaigns highlighting pride intersectionality

Shikhar Shrivastava

He/Him

GBMSM Community Engagement Coordinator

PARN

HERNAN SIERRA

HE/HIM

Toronto

Harm Reduction Coordinator

Centre for Spanish-Speaking Peoples

416 533 8545 ext 222

The Center for Spanish speaking peoples' Harm reduction program is based on a principle of “meeting LGTBQI+ latino people where they’re at” and including the voices of people who use drugs(PWUD) in creating solutions to meet Latinxs needs

Looking to partner on:

The Center for Spanish Speaking People wants to partner with alliance members to create Harm Reduction strategies for LGTBQI+ latino population so that promote safer supplies safer equipments and minimize STBBIS infections in latinxs.

Jevonie Simpson

he/him

GMSH worker and Hep C Program ast.

Alison Taylor Laplante

She /her

Hamilton Public Health Services - Harm Reduction Program - Nurse

Chris Tooriram

He/Him

Ottawa

MSM Ethno-Cultural Resource Coordinator

AIDS Committee of Ottawa

613 238-5014 x 223

I am a GAY Indo-Caribbean Male who has been living with HIV for over 20 years. I would like to think that I am an advocate for my community and as a person living with HIV, I have some lived experiences of the Virus.

Looking to partner on:

I would like to learn about common practices in other organizations as far as the prevention of HIV/AIDS goes.

Ryan Tran

he/him

Toronto

Manager of Education & Outreach

Asian Community AIDS Services

416-963-4300 ext 235

I work directly on sexual health education and HIV prevention for East/Southeast Asian gay, bi, queer cis and trans guys. I oversee our LGBTQ youth program (aka Queer & Trans Asian Youth, QTAY, When You're Ready).

Looking to partner on:

Collaborating on joint BIPOC workshops and events. Open to connecting with you to provide input on culturally-relevant programming and reaching Asian MSM in your regions

Donavon Trice

He/Him/His

Western Region

Men's sexual health outreach coordinator

Regional HIV/AIDS Connection

Alex Urquhart

Toronto

Gay Men’s Online Outreach Coordinator

ACT

416-340-8484 ext 234

Benjamin Warren

he/him/his

Western Region

Gay Men's Sexual Health Coordinator

AIDS Committee of Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo and Area

519-570-3687 ext. 314

519-635-2437

My name is Ben and I have been the Gay Men's Sexual Health Coordinator at ACCKWA since April 2018. I provide support to queer guys related to sexual health and well-being and capacity building for service providers in Waterloo Region.

Looking to partner on:

I have and will continue to benefit from networking with other alliance members about challenges we face in preventing HIV and other STBBIs among queer guys and the work we do, in particular PnP initiatives and outreach activities.

Kendall White

She/Her

Northern Region

Community Prevention and Education Worker

AIDS Committee of North Bay & Area

705-498-0799

Indigenous Kwe from Temagami First Nation. I grew up dealing with the direct impacts of residential schools on my family in the form of mental health & addictions. I now strive to promote a healthy lifestyle for all, even substance users.

Looking to partner on:

Learning how to support all of our community members including those who are not CIS. Coming from a small reserve I have limited experience dealing with 2S-LGBTQ+ but am always looking for ways to support them!