LOS ANGELES — Equality California, the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ civil rights organization, announced the 2019 officers of the Equality California and Equality California Institute Boards of Directors. Presidents Joe Gregorich of Sacramento and Beth Collins of Santa Barbara will lead the organizations’ respective boards during Equality California’s 20th anniversary year.
“We’re thrilled to have such dynamic leaders at the helm of Equality California and Equality California Institute as we celebrate this important milestone,” said Equality California Executive Director Rick Zbur.“At such a critical moment for the LGBTQ community and our fight for full equality, we’re deeply grateful that they have chosen to devote their time and expertise to leading Equality California and Equality California Institute. We are also thankful for the outstanding stewardship of our outgoing board officers, including President Emeritus Mandy Lee and two-term treasurer and former Interim Executive Director Laurie Hasencamp.”
The Equality California board officers are each beginning the first year of their two-year terms (2019-2020), while the Equality California Institute board officers are each returning for the second year of their two-year terms (2018-2019).
The 2019 board officers for Equality California are:
The 2019 board officers for Equality California Institute are:
Equality California is the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ civil rights organization. We bring the voices of LGBTQ people and allies to institutions of power in California and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ people. We advance civil rights and social justice by inspiring, advocating and mobilizing through an inclusive movement that works tirelessly on behalf of those we serve. www.eqca.org