Khaled Salam is the Executive Director of the AIDS Committee of Ottawa (ACO). ACO is a not-for-profit social justice organization that provides support, education, prevention, outreach and advocacy services and programs to people living with, affected by and at risk of HIV/AIDS in Ottawa. ACO has been proudly serving the Ottawa community for over 35 years.
Khaled has been working with ACO for 18 years in various capacities. He has previously provided direct support to people living with HIV, in his capacity as support worker from 2003 to 2007, after which he became Manager of ACO’s support services team from 2007 to 2011. Khaled was hired as the interim Executive Director of ACO in 2011 and then as the permanent Executive Director in 2013. Khaled graduated from Algonquin College in 2003 with a diploma in Social Work, and identifies as a member of the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Colour) community.