GLAAD's Staff

GLAAD staff members can be contacted via email at the addresses below. Please see our Contact Us page for more contact information or general inquiries.


Sarah Kate Ellis, CEO and President

Becca Palmer, Executive Office Manager


Seth Adam, Director of Communications

Matt Goodman, Associate Director of Communications

Brendan Davis, Social Media Manager

Morgan Alan, Design & Multimedia Coordinator


Zeke Stokes, Vice President of Programs

Entertainment Media

Megan Townsend, Strategist, Entertainment Media

News Media

Ross Murray, Director of Programs, Global and U.S. South

Alexandra Bolles, Strategist, Global and U.S. South

Spanish Language Media

Monica Trasandes, Director of Programs, Spanish-Language and Latino Media

Janet Quezada, Strategist, Spanish-Language & Latino Media

Transgender Media

Nick Adams, Director of Programs, Transgender Media

Dani Heffernan, Senior Strategist, Transgender Media


Lauren Custer Dowling, Vice President of Development

Jorge Mellado, Director of Annual Giving

Tamara Stewart, Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships & Executive Producer, GLAAD Media Awards

Roman Valdez, Associate Director of Development Services

Amhir Hidalgo, Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships

Ricky Carter, Senior Manager of Strategic Partnerships & Associate Producer

Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen, Membership Manager

Ryan Hanley, Development Services Coordinator


Charlotte Wells, Chief Operating Officer

Nicholas Hass, Operations Manager


Arnaldo Ochoa, Senior Bookkeeper

Information Technology

Nick Contino, Director of Information Technology