Wisconsin HIV Community Planning Network
A Partnership of the Wisconsin AIDS/HIV Program and the University of Wisconsin - Madison
January 2013 began the seventh year of Wisconsin's combined planning group for HIV prevention and care services. The Wisconsin HIV Community Planning Network, including the Statewide Action Planning Group (SAPG)
an appointed advisory group to the Wisconsin Division of Public Health (DPH) AIDS/HIV Program assists in the development, implementation and prioritization of HIV prevention and care services in Wisconsin.
Beginning in 2007, the Wisconsin HIV Community Planning Network assumed the community planning activities formerly conducted by the Wisconsin Ryan White Consortium and the Wisconsin HIV Prevention Community Planning Council. This Network assists your community and the Wisconsin Division of Public Health (DPH) in the development, implementation and prioritization of HIV prevention and care services in Wisconsin.
Within the network, there are multiple opportunities for individuals and groups to participate.
Individual Information Exchange
Individuals living or working anywhere in the state may access Wisconsin HIV Community Planning Network information via the Network website, receive listserve emails or access print materials and resources locally. .
In addition to sharing local information about HIV on an on-going basis, individuals and groups are invited to participate in surveys and informational meetings held throughout the state.
Statewide Action Planning Group (SAPG)
Twenty-five to thirty ambassadors facilitate communication in all five regions of the state, participate in developing a joint HIV prevention and care services plan and advise the WI AIDS/HIV Program on the development, implementation and prioritization of HIV prevention and care services in Wisconsin.
Members for the Statewide Action Planning Group are chosen through a competitive application and selection process.
2013 Statewide Action Planning Group (SAPG) Ambassadors
Chris Allen- Milwaukee
Gina Allende- Milwaukee
Michelle Broaddus- Milwaukee
Isaiah Brokenleg- Minocqua
Anne Brosowsky-Roth- Grafton
Ruthie Burich- Milwaukee
Cindy Draws- Oshkosh
Maurice Gattis- Madison
Jose Godines- Milwaukee
Anthony Harris- Milwaukee
Ann Hoeppner- Eau Claire
Hugo Jimenez- Milwaukee
Sara Mader- Madison
Ken Multhauf- Milwaukee
Winsome Panton- Hartland
Daniel Ross- Madison
Annette Sallay- Madison
Kimberly Sherard- Milwaukee
Charles Smart- Milwaukee
Jeff Smith- Milwaukee
John Steines- Madison
Marge Sutinen- Madison
Cheryl Thiede- Eau Claire
Jessica Tyler- Tomah
Prentise Vann-Beets- Milwaukee
Bri Vonnahme- Madison
James Vergeront- Madison
David Wenten- Milwaukee
Tracey Whitmore- Milwaukee
The SAPG in consultation with the Wisconsin AIDS/HIV Program has developed and released The Wisconsin HIV/AIDS Strategy 2012-2015, a statwide planning document which addresses critically important HIV-related services and activities in Wisonsin.
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