LGBT rights group, Outright Vermont, named a new
executive director on Monday. Christopher Neff will succeed
Lluvia Mulvaney-Stanak, who stepped down in September,
according to a press release.
"Being young and
queer in rural America will never be easy, but I look
forward to working with all Vermonters so youth are
welcomed, empowered, and respected because of the
gifts their diversity brings to this state," he said
in a statement.
earned a master's degree in public policy with honors from
the University of Sydney. He has worked for both Republican
senator John Warner of Virginia and Democratic senator
Harry Reid of Nevada. On LGBT issues, Neff has worked
for the Michael D. Palm Center at the University of
California at Santa Barbara and the Servicemembers Legal
Defense Network. He also served as president of the
Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington,
D.C., and on the board of directors for the Equality
Federation, a national alliance of statewide LGBT
political organizations. (The Advocate)
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