Staff & Board

Equality Virginia Staff

James Parrish
Executive Director

jparrish@equalityvirginia.org
Virginia Lamneck
Deputy Director

vlamneck@equalityvirginia.org
Joseph Papa
Communications Director

jpapa@equalityvirginia.org
Rae Obejero
Transgender Program Coordinator

robejero@equalityvirginia.org
Chris Valdez
Operations Manager

cvaldez@equalityvirginia.org

Equality Virginia Board

Melodie Thigpen, Chair
Richmond

Carl Johansen, Vice Chair
Norfolk

Stephanie Bryan, Treasurer
Midlothian

Shari Michelle Drees, Secretary
Richmond

Michael Sutphin, Past Chair
Blacksburg

TJ Brennan
Richmond

Tammy Freeman
Dumfries

Elizabeth Ames Fogarty
Arlington

Rob Mish
Lexington

Janet Moore
Virginia Beach

Andy Ramamoorthy
Washington, DC

Catherine Read
Fairfax

C. Anthony Reale
Midlothian

Kim Roe
Roanoke

Carol Schall
North Chesterfield

Jane Sper
Richmond

Lawrence Webb
Falls Church

Internships

Interns at Equality Virginia  have the opportunity to partner with community organizations and legislators in building awareness and visibility for LGBT issues on the ground.

We have two internship opportunities – for credit –  available for Spring 2017.  Click the links for more information and to apply!