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Activist, Specialist for HIV/AIDS and /or Developmentally challenged

Location:
Las Vegas, NV, 89129-5425
Salary:
36,000 plus
Posted:
September 29, 2008

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Gary W. Vrooman

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Las Vegas, NV 89129

Voice 702-***-****

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Employment

Nevada AIDS Project 2/1/08 – 9/11/08

Community Outreach 8/1/08 – 9/11/08

Associate Director 2/1/08 – 8/1/08

• Grant Writing

• Public Policy

• Fundraising

• Community Outreach

Interiors by Decorating Den 5/1/06 – Present

Interior Decorator

• Co-Owner

• Chief Financial Officer

Supportive Solutions 3/1/98 – 5/1/06

Caring for the Developmentally Disabled

• Providing for the safety, well being and housing

• Scheduling and overseeing all medical appointments and care

• Protection of clients from people taking advantage of the disabled.

AIDS Project Los Angeles 2/1/96 – 3/28/97

AIDS Service Organization

• Grassroots Advocacy

• Organize and Administer Neighborhood Network

• Organize and facilitate Legislative Visits with Elected Representatives

• Represent AIDS Project Los Angeles Grassroots at AIDS Networks

• Grassroots Liaison to AIDS Agencies

• Organize AIDSWatch (Washington) for APLA Grassroots Department 1996

• Organize AIDS Lobby Day (Sacramento) for APLA Grassroots Department 1996

• Activate U Professor, Organizer and Trainer 1996 – 1997

• Develop Bids for Grassroots Department

• Develop Volunteers for Grassroots Department

• Voter Registration Program Administrator

• Speak Up Desk Administrator

Community Leadership

Las Vegas Ryan White Council

• Member 2006, 2007, 2008

• Care Committee member 2006, 2007

• AIDSWatch Coordinator 2007, 2008

• Co-Chair Ryan White Council 2007

• Founder Public Policy Committee 2006

• Public Policy Chairman 2006, 2007, 2008

• Founder Neighborhood Network 2007

• Director Neighborhood Network 2007, 2008

• Representative to the Nevada State Wide HIV/AIDS Taskforce 2008

Los Angeles Countywide HOPWA Advisory Committee

• Member 2002 – 2006

• Liaison to the Los Angeles County Commission on HIV Health Services 2004 - 2006

• Membership Committee 2003 – 2006

• Strategic Plan Committee 2003 - 2006

Los Angeles Commission on HIV Health Services

• Member Spa 8 Alternate 2005 – 2006

• Member HIV Commission Public Policy Committee 2004 - 2006

Southern California HIV Advocacy Coalition

• Member 1997 – 2006

• Liaison to the Los Angeles County Commission on HIV Health Services JPP Committee 2004 - 2006

• Liaison to the Los Angeles County Commission on HIV Health Services 2004 -2006

Being Alive South Bay

• President 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 2005 & 2006

• Vice President 1993, 1995

• Board of Directors 1992 – 2006

• Developed Organizations Business Plan 1992 – 2005

• Chairman of Finance Committee 1993 – 2005

• Public Policy Director 1994- 2006

• Obtained Ryan White Funding 1995 – 1997

• Liaison to Los Angeles County Commission on HIV Services 1995 – 2006

• World AIDS Day Coordinator 1995 – 2005

• Instituted First Office 1995

AIDS Watch (Washington DC) Coordinator Los Angeles Area for NAPWA (National Association for People with AIDS)

• 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 & 2005

South Bay Grassroots AIDS Network

• Founder 1994

• Director 1994 – 2006

• Developed South Bay HIV/AIDS Resource Guide 1995

Names Project Long Beach / South Bay

• Media Director 1996 – 1998

• Regional Director and Media Director Washington DC Display 1996

• Steering Committee 1995 – 1998

District leaders AIDS Project Los Angeles for the South Bay and Long Beach

• 1994 – 1997

• Facilitator AIDSWatch ’97 Washington DC

South Bay AIDS Network

• Member 1992 – 2006

• World AIDS Day Committee 1993 – 2005

City Of Torrance Advisory Committee for the Disabled

• Member 1997 – 2006

Harbor Regional Center for the Disabled Vendor Advisory Committee

• 1998 – 2006

Long Beach AIDS Care Consortium

• Member 1995 – 2006

Valley AIDS Consortium

• Member 1996 – 1997

Freedom to Marry Committee

• Member 1996 – 1997

South Bay Free Clinic Citizens Review Panel

• Member 1995 - 2003

Awards

County Of Los Angeles

• Exceptional Contribution to AIDS Services 1998

Congressional Recognition

• Contribution to AIDS Services 1997

AIDS Project Los Angeles

• Pioneer Award 1996

• Public Policy “You Are the Heart of APLA” 1998

Being Alive South Bay

• Kevin Bryson Award for the person who contributes most to PWA in the South Bay - 1994

• Volunteer Awards 1992 - 2006



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