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Jay Wu

jay@equalityohio.org Jay Wu (they/them/theirs) is a freelance communications consultant currently serving as the Interim Communications Manager for Equality Ohio. Jay was previously the Director of Communications at the National Center for Transgender Equality and a press assistant at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under the Obama administration. They hold a B.A. in […]

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Kim Burroughs

Kim Burroughs (she/her/hers) is a Staff Attorney in the Equality Ohio Legal Clinic. She graduated from the Ohio State University College of Law in 2016. Prior to joining Equality Ohio, Kim worked primarily in the field of criminal law. She began her career as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Delaware County, Ohio and then worked […]

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James Triplett

Rev. James Triplett (he/him/his) is a native of Michigan, has traveled and lived throughout the Midwest and southern states, developing faith-based organizations and places of worship, using his extensive training as management and organizational leadership.

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Jen Scott

jen@equalityohio.org Jen Scott (she/her/hers) is a native Ohioan from Forest Park, Ohio. She attended Northwestern University earning a degree in Chemistry.  After returning to Ohio, she embarked on a successful career in information technology and established her own consulting firm. In 2015, she began another path in life, that of a community organizer and grassroots […]

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Leslie Johns

leslie@equalityohio.org Leslie Johns (she/her/hers) is the Intake Specialist in the Equality Ohio Legal Clinic. She was born and raised in Shaker Heights, Ohio and now resides just down the road in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Leslie attended Bowling Green State University, where she earned her degree in Criminal Justice in 2011. Leslie returned to Cleveland after […]

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Kate Mozynski

kate@equalityohio.org Kate Mozynski (she/her/hers) is an attorney in the Equality Ohio Legal Clinic. She is a Dallas native, but has made Ohio her second home. Kate attended the College of Wooster, where she earned her degree in International Relations, and she is a 2016 graduate from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Prior to […]

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Gio Santiago

gio@equalityohio.org Giovonni Santiago (he/him/his) is a Northeast Ohio native, transgender advocate, military veteran and founder of META Center Inc, a non-profit dedicated to educating, motivating and inspiring transgender youth in need of resources and support. With a certification in Coaching and Mentoring, Santiago’s educational background aligns with his passion of empowering LGBTQ individuals and creating […]

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Dominic Detwiler

dominic@equalityohio.org Dominic Detwiler (he/him/his) is currently a student at Ohio University where he is studying Sociology with Minors in Psychology, Political Science, and Music. The focus of his research is on the relationships between environmental and LGBTQ movements. As Public Policy Strategist, Dominic works primarily on advancing Equality Ohio’s objectives at the Ohio Statehouse, including […]

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Kelley Fox

kelley@equalityohio.org Kelley Fox (she/her/hers) is a recent graduate of Ohio Northern University, where she received her B. A. in Literature and Creative Writing. She’s currently pursuing her Masters of Social Justice and Masters in Divinity at the Methodist Theological School of Ohio. Kelley got her start in 2016 and 2017, when she led the Out […]

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Emily Meyer

emily@equalityohio.org Emily Meyer (she/her/hers) is a Staff Attorney in the Equality Ohio Legal Clinic. She graduated from the University of Dayton School of Law in 2008. After a number of years practicing law in Cincinnati, including both transactional and litigation work, she returned to graduate school to pursue an M.A. in Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality […]

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Maya Simek

maya@equalityohio.org Maya Simek (she/her/hers) serves as the Legal Director at Equality Ohio, where she she has spent the past year developing and launching a state-wide legal clinic for the lesbian gay bisexual transgender queer (LGBTQ+) community. Ms. Simek further serves as a Clinical Law Professor and Co-Director of Case Western Reserve’s Health & Human Trafficking […]

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Kim Welter

kim@equalityohio.org Kim Welter (she/her/hers) is CEO of KLW Consulting, LLC which supports LGBTQ and affiliated advocacy organizations with HR, finance, board and policy expertise. Her primary client is Equality Ohio where she holds the responsibilities of Director of Finance and Policy after previously serving as Deputy Director and Director of Programs and Outreach while on staff. She also briefly […]

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Siobhan Boyd-Nelson

siobhan@equalityohio.org Siobhan Boyd-Nelson (she/her/hers) joined Equality Ohio as the Development Director in 2018. She received her B.A. in Legal Communication from Howard University in 2002. She returned home to Columbus and earned her J.D. from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 2005. Her involvement in Columbus’ LGBTQ community began shortly thereafter and […]

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Raisa Mathis

rai@equalityohio.org Raisa Mathis (she/her/hers) joined Equality Ohio in September 2013 and is a recent grad of Bowling Green State University with a degree in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies. She got her start in the movement as a student organizer on the One Bowling Green Campaign in 2010. Her experience with One BG ignited a […]

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Mary Zaller

mary@equalityohio.org Mary Zaller (she/her/hers) joined Equality Ohio in November of 2014. For the previous 3 years she was the Director of Development for the ninth quadrennial international Gay Games, which were held in Cleveland and Akron in August, 2014. She oversaw all fundraising for Gay Games 9, which were the first Gay Games in history […]

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Gwen Stembridge

gwen@equalityohio.org Gwen Stembridge (she/her/hers) comes to this work through a passion for bringing people together across barriers. In addition to being reared in a LGBTQ-affirming faith community in Atlanta and graduating from a women’s college in South Carolina, she was compelled to serve as a fellow in the Interfaith Youth Core, the Episcopal Service Corps, and […]

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Grant Stancliff

grant@equalityohio.org Grant Stancliff (he/him/his) joined Equality Ohio in December of 2012 and serves as Communications Director. He has a background in messaging the ideas of social justice movements, including violence prevention, the ongoing impacts of institutional racism, and the intersection of LGBTQ issues in these areas. He has designed and implemented social marketing campaigns aimed […]

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Alana Jochum

alana@equalityohio.org Alana Jochum (she/her/hers) is an attorney and Executive Director of Equality Ohio. She received her B.A. in English and B.S. in Psychology from Baldwin Wallace University and has been passionately engaged in the fight for LGBTQ equality at the local, state, national, and international level for more than a decade. Alana spent time in […]

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