In 2008 I signed up to volunteer at Marriage Equality New York (MENY) and began over a decade of LGBTQ+ advocacy leadership. When MENY merged with Marriage Equality USA (MEUSA) in 2011, the new Board invited me to stay on as the Executive Director and I was proud to lead us across the finish line in 2015. But the work wasn't done. So we took MEUSA's tools and resources and started the National Equality Action Team (NEAT) as an organization to fight for full LGBTQ+ Justice. I'm proud of the journey from MENY to NEAT and grateful to all of our volunteers, partners, donors, and members -- especially so many of you who have stayed with us for over a decade. I'm also deeply thankful to my friends and family, especially my husband Jonathan, who have supported me and this work throughout all of these years.
Thank you again for so many years of your trust and support. I look forward to our paths crossing again as we work to build a more just and equitable world today and for future generations.
Founder & Executive Director, NEAT