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Board of Directors

  • Steve Huesing, Interim President - Chicago, IL

    Steve, his partner, ESPN and CNN columnist LZ Granderson, and LZ's teenage son, recently moved from West Michigan to Chicago,...

  • Brandon Brawner, Vice President - West Hollywood, CA

    Brandon is an avid civil rights activist who has been advocating for the complete legal equality and true social acceptance...

  • Brian Pasalich - New York, NY

    Brian has dedicated himself to helping others for much of his life. In high school he was an EMT and...

  • Dave Janis-Kitzmiller - Fairfield, CA

    Dave has been a gay rights activist since his teens. As the Chairperson of the Conference Council on Youth Ministries...

  • David Luc Nguyen - Seattle, WA

    David is a media manager and journalist residing in the Pacific Northwest.  His work and collaborations have been featured by...

  • Denise Norris - Andes, NY

    Denise is a recognized leader in the transgender community, with a great depth of advocacy and organizing experience in the...

  • Don Howerton - San Francisco, CA

    Don and his husband, Kyle Tempel, live in San Francisco where Don is Director of Renewable Transactions for Pacific Gas...

  • Duane Taylor - Washington, DC

    Duane is a seasoned health care professional with over 17 years of experience in Strategic Planning, Leadership, Operations, Team Development,...

  • Jane Wishon - Los Angeles, CA

    Jane is a straight ally who has held leadership positions in a number of socially conscious organizations for the last...

  • John Lewis - San Francisco, CA

     John Lewis graduated in the top ten percent of his class from Stanford Law School in 1986, where he was...

  • René Alvarez - San Francisco, CA

    René is senior manager of regulatory writing for FibroGen, Inc., a biotechnology company in San Francisco, where he leads a...

  • Rick Clodfelter - Brooklyn, NY

    Rick Clodfelter is Director of Content Acquisitions and Co-Productions for Cartoon Network and Boomerang.  In this capacity, Rick is responsible...

  • Robert StGenis - Los Angeles, CA

    Robert's professional career has been in marketing and sales. He has volunteered in many political and charitable efforts over the...

  • Stuart Gaffney - San Francisco, CA

    In addition to serving as a member of the Board, Stuart is the Marriage Equality USA National Communications Director, serving...

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