Jacqueline van Tongeren is a member of the Board of ArtAids. She is Director of Communications of the Center for Poverty-related Communicable Diseases (CPCD), Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the PharmAccess Foundation and Health Insurance Fund and Liaison Officer to Professor Joep Lange. She has worked in the field of HIV/Aids since 1986, heading an HIV/Aids ward in the clinic, and in the out-patient clinic as coordinating research nurse. Now she coordinates many HIV/Aids- and health-related projects. She ran an art gallery in Amsterdam in the 1970s and 1980s.