About Us

GLSEN Leadership and Staff

EXECUTIVE

  • Melanie Willingham-Jaggers, Interim Executive Director
  • Olga Giraldo-Collins, Deputy Executive Director for Finance and Administration
  • Aaron Ridings, Director of Public Policy, Interim Chief of Staff
  • Key Jackson, Director of Community Mobilization, Interim Chief of Organizational Innovation
  • Danielle Rice, Executive Assistant

 

COMMUNICATIONS AND PUBLIC VOICE

  • David Eng-Chernack, Director of Communications and Public Voice
  • Angelo Jasa-Phillips, Digital Engagement Manager
  • Blake Lew-Merwin, Digital Engagement Associate
  • Greg Baldwin, Consultant, Talent Relations
  • Victor Leyba, Communications and Media Relations Manager

 

COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION

  • Jamond Foree, Community Mobilization Manager
  • Jenn Butler, Community Mobilization Associate
  • Lyndsey Godwin, Manager of Network Capacity Building

     

DEVELOPMENT

  • Karin Buchholz, Senior Director of Development
  • Ricky Carter, Associate Director of Development, West
  • Steve Mancuso, Senior Major Gifts and Individual Giving Officer
  • Jacqueline Schweiger, Database Manager
  • Morgan Stinson, Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager

 

EDUCATION & YOUTH PROGRAMS

  • a.t. Furuya, Senior Youth Programs Manager
  • Indie Landrum, Youth Programs Associate
  • Michael Rady, Rainbow Library Program Manager

 

FINANCE

  • Ashley Dinan, Senior Accounting Manager
  • Stephan Peters, Accounting Manager

 

GLSEN RESEARCH INSTITUTE

  • Joseph Kosciw, Ph.D., Director of Research
  • Adrian Zongrone, MPH, Research Associate
  • Caitlin Clark, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate
  • Nhan Truong, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate

 

OPERATIONS

  • Jade deShong-Logan, Sr. Operations Manager 

 

PUBLIC POLICY

  • Tessa J. Juste, State and Local Policy Manager
  • Bonnie Washick, Policy Associate

 

See GLSEN Board of Directors

Aaron Ridings

Director of Public Policy, Interim Chief of Staff

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