Lana Moore (Columbus, OH) (October 2013 – Present)

Lana is a 35 year veteran firefighter of the Columbus Division of Fire. In 2008 Captain Moore came out as transgender and transitioned on the job from male to female. She has served for the past 15 years on the Division's Awards Committee Review Board.

In 2011, she served as Chairperson of her Church Board of Trustees and also the Senior Pastoral Committee at North Congregational United Church of Christ. The first trans person to hold those positions.

She has traveled the state speaking on transgender issues within the LGBTQI movement in Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Dayton. Lana has also presented trans workshops in Boston, Atlanta, and Denver.

Currently, she volunteers for Franklin County's "Catch Court" as a mentor for women who are survivors of human trafficking. Lana is the parent of two grown children, ages 21 and 24, and resides in Westerville, OH.