Sunday, May 1, 2011

May 1, 2011 - Current Memberships & Projects

This entry is intended to be a supplementary link to my 'advocacy resume.' it provides a brief overview of the various things I am involved with:

- Founder, Board of Director, and Head of Corporate Management for St. John's Pride Inc., a registered non-profit organization with a mandate to help grow the local LGBT community as well as oversee the delivery of Pride Week celebrations.

- Member of Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health (CPATH) ; and a key member of their Policy Committee. I am currently taking the lead on revising their membership structure policy.

- Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Newfoundland & Labrador Chapter of International Frontrunners, an LGBT running/walking/social club.

- Journalist, Correspondent and Consultant for Wayves Magazine.

- Member of Moncton, New Brunswick Chapter of PFLAG Canada; member of their Trans Education Project Team.

- Member of the New Democratic Party of Canada and member of their LGBT Committee.

- Member of Canada Blood Services' LGBTTQ working group, an entity that has actually been dormant for a while.

- Member of an informal national Trans alliance task force that is undertaking education and awareness work about the importance of Trans Human Rights.

- Working with other Trans people to form the first national non-profit entity with a mandate of Trans advocacy work. Will likely become a founder and Board Member.

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