Meet the Staff
Back Row (left to right): Charlie McCone, Derek Collard, Tim Etheridge, Demetri Rizos, Ben Terwilliger
Front Row (left to right): Chris Mendoza, Jef Friedel, Brionde Caffey, Ashley Ballani, Sarah Murray, Leslie Goodykoontz, Stacy Narin
Meet the Team!
Ashley Ballani, Team Coordinator & Fundraising Specialist
Ashley believes that everything is a miracle!
Ben Terwilliger, Production Coordinator
Ben is a life-loving adrenaline junkie who rock climbs, sails across oceans, and nearly made it to the NHL (were it not for some major concussions!).
Brionde Caffey, Team Coordinator and Fundraising Specialist
Brionde is a thespian and enjoys travel and theatre. She feels theatre keeps her sane and exploring new things brings her inner peace. She is a lover of all things and people.
Charlie McCone, Star Walker Coordinator
Charlie grew up in the stunning Central Valley and studied at the University of California Santa Barbara. He enjoys salsa dancing, tennis, and loves the Bee Gees!
Chris Mendoza, Teams Supervisor
Chris is a laid-back happy-go-lucky guy that loves food.
Demetri Rizos, Event Director
Demetri is a gastronome who enjoys film noir and discussing current events. He’s a San Franciscan who loves his city and never lets you forget that he is Greek!
Derek Collard, Event Operations Specialist
Derek returns to AIDS Walk San Francisco after previously working in 2011 as Star Walker Coordinator. He has a background in event producing and theatre performance, and is thrilled to be a part of the magic “behind the footlights” of this great event!
Jef Friedel, Supervisor of Office Management
Jef is the glue that keeps the office running smoothly. He loves to frequent the Castro where everybody knows his name!
Leslie Goodykoontz, Supervisor of Event Operations
Leslie’s vivacious character keeps everyone on their toes at AIDS Walk San Francisco. She’s witty and sharp, but always with a smile.
Sarah Murray, Team Coordinator and Fundraising Specialist
Sarah is an anglophile and bibliophile and enjoys lots of tea. This is her second campaign with AIDS Walk.
Stacy Narin, Volunteer Coordinator
Stacy belongs to a hip-hop dance group and is known as “Hard Drive” because she recalls choreography even when the choreographer forgets!
Tim Etheridge, Promotions and Office Coordinator
Tim considers himself lucky as he’s visited all 50 states and been on every continent.
We are seeking enthusiastic, motivated people to help us produce the 27th Annual AIDS Walk San Francisco on Sunday, July 21, 2013. Put your passion into action and apply to join our dynamic team as we organize the Bay Area’s largest AIDS fundraising event!
Click the links below for details on how to apply to each position, and check back for updates.