MD Spicer-Sitzes

MD Spicer-Sitzes (p. they/she) joined Equality Ohio as Communications Manager in April 2021. MD is an accomplished writer, educator, and organizer with success building strong communications, relationships and capacity via strategic implementation of equitable frameworks.
MD holds a master’s degree in Urban Sustainability from Antioch University Los Angeles. In addition to being a co-founder and initial communications designer at The L.A. Coop Lab in Los Angeles, MD has worked with organizations & institutions including: Alliance for Girls, The Body Positive, The Association of Arizmendi Cooperatives, USC, UCLA, and more. In 2015 MD received an award from the City of Los Angeles for helping launch St. John’s Transgender Right to Wellness Committee in South L.A., and in 2018 MD developed a course on how to create LGBTQ+ affirmative policies and programs in the fertility sector. MD is married and a toddler twin parent. Born in Bucyrus, raised in Columbus, and back in Ohio after many years, MD is  excited to bring expertise home.