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 has included leadership positions on the boards of LinkOUT, Scarlet & Gay (the OSU GLBT Alumni Society), and the Legacy Fund of the Columbus Foundation.
Siobhan practiced law in the domestic, probate, and appellate fields before entering the nonprofit sector in 2012. At Kaleidoscope Youth Center, Siobhan served as the development and marketing manager before moving to Stonewall Columbus where she led the community center’s capital campaign.
Siobhan is also a member of the Create Columbus Commission and a board member of both Black, Out, & Proud and Move United Church.
At Equality Ohio, Siobhan is excited to strengthen LGBTQ philanthropy across the state and deepening our civic commitment to lived and legal equality.