About Us

GLSEN Leadership and Staff

EXECUTIVE

executive@glsen.org

  • Eliza Byard, Executive Director
  • Melanie Willingham-Jaggers, Deputy Executive Director
  • Danielle Rice, Executive Assistant

DEVELOPMENT

development@glsen.org

  • Ed Boland, Interim Director of Development
  • Chris Cerillo, Development Database Associate
  • Greg Baldwin, West Coast Consultant, Charitable Relationships
  • Mel Vader, Development Volunteer
  • Ricky Carter, Associate Director of Development, West
  • Steve Mancuso, Major Gifts Officer
  • Rebecca Wolkiewicz, Development Associate

EDUCATION & YOUTH PROGRAMS

eyp@glsen.org

  • Sophia Arredondo, Director of Education and Youth Programs 
  • a.t. Furuya, Youth Programs Manager
  • Rebecca Mui, Education Manager
  • Tate Benson, Youth Programs Associate
  • Henry Waletzko, EYP Associate

PUBLIC POLICY

policy@glsen.org

  • Aaron Ridings, Director of Public Policy
  • Mason Dunn, Interim State and Local Policy Manager

GLSEN RESEARCH INSTITUTE

research@glsen.org

  • Joe Kosciw, Director of Research
  • Adrian Zongrone, Research Associate
  • Caitie Clark, Research Associate
  • Nhan Truong, Sr. Research Associate
  • Sarah Rosenbach, Research Assistant

COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION

chapters@glsen.org

  • Sophia Arredondo, Interim Director of Community Mobilization
  • Jenn Butler, Community Mobilization Associate

FINANCE

  • Olga Giraldo-Collins, Controller 
  • Ashley Dinan, Sr. Accounting Manager
  • Stephan Peters, Accounting Associate

OPERATIONS

glseninfo@glsen.org

  • Jade deShong-Logan, Operations Manager 

See GLSEN Board of Directors