Ricky Rosales was appointed the sixth AIDS Coordinator for the City of Los Angeles on July 1,
2012. In this role, he advises the Mayor and City Council on HIV, Hepatitis and related health
issues. He is currently serving as co-chair of the Los Angeles County Commission on HIV and has
previously chaired both the Los Angeles County HIV Prevention Planning Committee and the
California HIV Planning Group. Ricky joined the CHIPTS CAB because of his interest in expanding
the visibility of locally developed research and programs in the prevention field.