Staff & Board of Directors

The Board and Staff of the Family Equality are dedicated to creating a world where all loving families are recognized, respected, protected, and celebrated.

Staff

Jaymes Black (any/all pronouns)

President and Chief Executive Officer

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Tonya Agnew (she/her)

Vice President, Communications and Marketing

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Laura Brennan (she/her)

Associate Director, Child Welfare Policy

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Alexis Corona (he/him)

Digital Communications Associate

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Brandon Gill (he/him)

Executive Vice President, Operations

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Benjamin Greennagel (he/they)

Social Media Fellow

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Sarah Hyde (she/they)

Director of Program Events

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Anna Libertin (she/her)

Creative Manager

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Molly Lukschander (she/her)

Director of Individual Giving

Lee Means (he/him)

Director of Family Equity + Justice

Liz Neuenschwander (she/her)

Associate Vice President, Finance

Matthew Ramsey (he/him)

Vice President, Philanthropy and Strategic Partnerships

Luce M. Remy (she/her)

Vice President, Public Policy

Kim Simes (she/her)

Executive Vice President, External Affairs

Henry Thomas (he/they)

Program Manager

Lisa Van Ness (she/her)

Director of Executive Support

Nikhil Vashee (they/them)

Director of Education Law and Policy, Senior Policy Counsel

Zac Walker (he/him)

Director, Strategic Events and Engagement

Meg York (she/her)

Senior Policy Counsel, Director of LGBTQ+ Family Law and Policy

Denise Brogan-Kator (she/her)

Chief Policy Officer, Emerit; Of Counsel

Shelbi Day (she/her)

Senior Advisor, Chief Policy Officer Emerit

Board

Scott Gatz

Co-chair

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Alexis Kantor

Co-chair

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Beck Fineman

Co-Vice Chair

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Alex Habib

Co-Vice Chair

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Weston Charles-Gallo

Secretary

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Lauren Marder

Treasurer

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Alvin McCray

Governance

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Nancy Lyons

Chair Emerit

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Carolyn Berger

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Steve Brister

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Adair Curtis

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Kirk Fordham

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Don Hribek

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Tony Hynes

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Vanessa Leon

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Doug London

Development Chair

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Alec Mapa

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Jim Obergefell

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