Foundation Makes Key Appointments to Leadership Positions

For Immediate Release

SAN FRANCISCO, November 1, 2011 – San Francisco AIDS Foundation today announced the appointment of Alan Beach as vice president of development and Nancy Durlester DuBois as vice president of human resources and administration.  Beach brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in development and fundraising activities in higher education and at non-profit organizations.  DuBois also brings more than 20 years of experience in human resources and operations management at print and online media publication companies.   

“With our renewed focus on expanding local services for prevention and care, it’s really important that we attract and retain talented staff and inspire new and existing supporters to get involved with us.  Nancy and Alan are the right people to move us in that direction,” said Neil Giuliano, CEO of San Francisco AIDS Foundation.  “Alan has a deep understanding of our mission, work, and community, and under his leadership we will grow our presence in the community to sustain and advance our resource development. Nancy understands people and has a proven track record of creating work environments that are productive, efficient, and multiply the very best of each employee.”  

Most recently, Beach served as development director and then deputy director of the AIDS Research Institute at the University of California, San Francisco.  Prior to that, he held leadership and management positions at Ronald McDonald House at Stanford in Palo Alto, at Saybrook Institute Graduate School in San Francisco, and at the University of California, Davis Annual Fund.  Beach has served as an active volunteer and board member for non-profit organizations throughout the Bay Area over the past two decades.  He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Oregon.  Beach resides in San Francisco with his husband Daren.
Prior to joining San Francisco AIDS Foundation, DuBois was director of human resources and office operations at Futures US, Inc. in South San Francisco.  Previously, she was director of information technology and office operations at International Data Group in San Mateo, CA.  DuBois has served as a volunteer at Bay Area non-profit organizations and has twice participated in AIDS/LifeCycle (, the seven-day, 545-mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles to support the services of San Francisco AIDS Foundation.  She earned her bachelor’s degree at California State University, Chico.  DuBois lives in Albany, CA with her wife Holly and their son Sam.

As part of the foundation’s growing commitment to community engagement, input, and collaboration, today the foundation also announced James Loduca will become vice president of the newly-formed public affairs department, overseeing public policy and advocacy, communications, and marketing at the foundation.  Loduca is currently vice president of marketing and communications.  He joined the foundation in 2009.

Nancy DuBois’s first day is November 2 and Alan Beach will begin November 7. 

About San Francisco AIDS Foundation
No city experienced epidemic levels of HIV faster than San Francisco. At San Francisco AIDS Foundation, we work to end the epidemic where it first took hold, and eventually everywhere. Established in 1982, our mission is the radical reduction of new infections in San Francisco.  Through education, advocacy, and direct services for prevention and care, we are confronting HIV in communities most vulnerable to the disease. We refuse to accept that HIV transmission is inevitable. For more information, go to


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