Rich Fowler has been with the organization since 1995 in various roles and now holds the position of Consumer and Community Relations Manager. Rich offers a direct consumer perspective to agency leadership while representing the interests of people living with HIV and AIDS on local, regional, and state levels.
Rich is the staff liaison to the Consumer Council. When you have an issue or suggestion and do not know where to turn or how to handle it, Rich can help. He will hear you out, offer direction if needed, take it through the proper channels or just let you get it off your chest. Rich can be reached for an appointment by calling his direct line: 585-210-4129 or by email at rfowler@acRochester.org. Please plan to attend a Consumer Council meeting, held the third Tuesday of each month, with lunch beginning at 12:15 p.m. in the Behavioral Wellness Suite at AIDS Care’s Monroe Avenue offices.
In conjunction with his work at AIDS Care, his community involvement includes the role of Chairperson of the Finger Lakes HIV CARE Network and Rochester Area Task Force on AIDS (RATFA), Vice-Chair of the Rochester Victory Alliance (formerly the University of Rochester HIV Vaccine Trials Unit), Peer Mentor and Regional Lead with the NYS Department of Health AIDS Institute’s PWA Leadership Training Institute, and a number of volunteer affiliations.