Based in Palm Springs, Ron is an active client and volunteer with Desert AIDS Project (DAP). At DAP, he leads holistic health workshops and serves on several committees. Ron is also a member of the LGBT Center and volunteers regularly at their foodbank and fundraisers. He sees his work with the ANCHOR Study as one great way to support the community.
Before relocating to Palm Springs, Ron taught students in Special Education in the great state of Vermont. While in Vermont, he also volunteered as a firefighter and served on a local school board. Later, in 2009, Ron became an ordained Interfaith Minister. He has always looked for ways to help others. Ron is passionate about issues related to health, HIV, and aging.