Staff Members


Lyle Matthew Kan
Lyle Matthew Kan
Director of Research & Communications


Marvin Webb
Marvin Webb
Director of Finance and Administration


Rebecca Wisotsky
Rebecca Wisotsky
Director of Philanthropic Outreach


Alexander Lee
Alexander Lee
Project Director, Grantmakers United for Trans Communities


Chantelle Fisher-Borne
Chantelle Fisher-Borne
Project Director, Out in the South Initiative


Andrew Wallace
Andrew Wallace
Research & Communications Associate



Board of Directors


Rebecca Fox
Rebecca Fox, Chair
Program Officer
Wellspring Advisors


Brandie Balken
Brandie Balken, Vice Chair
Director of Programs
The Gill Foundation


Kristine Stallone
Kristine Stallone, Treasurer
Vice President for Finance and Administration
American Jewish World Service


Beatriz “Bia” Vieira
Beatriz “Bia” Vieira, Secretary
California Program Director
GCIR


Karina Claudio Betancourt
Karina Claudio Betancourt
Program Officer
Open Society Foundations


Alfredo Cruz
Alfredo Cruz
Vice President of Programs & Special Initiatives
Foundation for Louisiana


Gabriel Foster
Gabriel Foster
Co-Founder and Director
Trans Justice Funding Project


Matthew “Matty” Hart
Matthew “Matty” Hart
Director
Global Philanthropy Project


Surina Khan
Surina Khan
Chief Executive Officer
The Women's Foundation of California


Rickke Mananzala
Rickke Mananzala
Director of Programs
Borealis Philanthropy


Jason McGill
Jason McGill
Co-Executive Director
Arcus Foundation


Rye Young
Rye Young
Executive Director
Third Wave Fund


Former Board Chairs

Stuart Burden
Evette Cardona
Nicole Cozier
Joan Garner
Ernie Guitierrez
Andrew Lane
Lina Paredes
Cindy Rizzo
Tim Sweeney
Karen Zelermyer

Board Alumni

Katherine Acey
Ignatius Bau
Bettye Brentley
Rohit Burman
Maria Cadenas
Steve Cheifetz
Robert Crane
Christina Cuevas
Masen Davis
Moy Eng
John Feather
Charlie Fernandez
Michael Fleming
Charisse Grant
Audrey Haberman
Kris Hermanns
James Garner
Ellen Gurzinsky
Joo-Hyun Kang
Jesse King
Andrew Lane
Steven Lawrence
Ted Lord
Pat Maher
Antonio Maciel
Mary Lou Makepeace
Jason McGill
Len McNally
Hez Norton
Judy Patrick
Katherine Pease
Morris Price
Shad Reinstein
Cindy Rizzo
Ron Rowell
Dolores Roybal
Phillip Rush
Jane Schwartz
Michael Seltzer
Mitchell Singer
Maryann Snyder
Alvin Starks
Patricia St. Onge
Tony Tapia
Nathaniel “Toby” Thompkins
Patrick Troska
Gwen Walden
Alfonso Wenker
Penny Fujiko Willgerodt

Former Chief Executive Officers

Nancy Cunningham
1992-2005

Karen Zelermyer
2005-2012

Richard Burns
Interim Executive Director
2012