George Fistonich

George Fistonich, MPH is a Policy Advisor for the Office of National AIDS Policy, a component of the Domestic Policy Council. In this role, he manages ONAP’s full policy portfolio and priorities, supports partnerships with Federal agencies and community organizations, and leads strategic planning and operations to support ongoing implementation of the President’s National HIV/AIDS Strategy.

Prior to joining the Administration, George was an Allan Rosenfield Public Policy Fellow at amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, where he conducted research and analysis of both global and domestic HIV policy issues. A native of Los Angeles, his previous public health experience ranges from educating and organizing college students to participate in a 26-hour-long Dance Marathon benefitting HIV/AIDS organizations, to evaluating programs and policies at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, to volunteering as a counselor at Camp Kindle, a camp dedicated to providing safe spaces for youth affected by HIV.

George received a master’s degree in public health from the University of Southern California, and an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.

National HIV/AIDS Strategy

National Dialogue on HIV/AIDS Report