About FAM

The Foundation for the AIDS Monument is comprised of volunteer Board members who share a passion for ensuring that the history of the AIDS epidemic, both locally and nationally, is chronicled and preserved for younger generations.

Christina Tangalakis


Dr. Christina Tangalakis is a higher education administrator, and financial aid professional; she currently serves as the associate dean of financial aid at Glendale College. She also sits on the FAM Executive Committee. Her professional interests include underrepresented student access and success, critical theory, post-colonial and different voice scholarship, and social justice. She recently completed her doctoral dissertation on the immigrant experience in Los Angeles for the undocumented, collegegoing population. She is a native Angelino and spends her free time empty-nesting with her partner, Ellen.

(photo by J.J. Geiger)