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, President & CEO

Becca Palmer, Executive Office Manager


Rich Ferraro, Chief Communications Officer

Sue Yacka-Bible, Director of Communications

Anthony Ramos, Director of Talent Engagement

Matt Goodman, Associate Director of Communications

Brian Pacheco, Associate Director of Communications, Media Awards

MJ Okma, Associate Director of News and Rapid Response


Zeke Stokes, Vice President of Programs

Jeremy Blacklow, Director of Entertainment Media

Campaigns & Public Engagement

John McCourt, Director of Campaigns & Public Engagement

Alexandra Bolles, Associate Director, Campaigns & Public Engagement

Clare Kenny, Campaigns Manager

Janet Quezada, Campaigns Manager

GLAAD Media Institute

Ross Murray, Senior Director, Education & Training

Nick Adams, Director of Transgender Media & Representation

Monica Trasandes, Director of Spanish Language and Latinx Media & Representation

Megan Townsend, Director of Entertainment Research & Analysis

Raina Deerwater, Entertainment Research Assistant

Mackenzie Harte, Coordinator, Education & Training


Tamara Stewart, Executive Vice President, Development

Amhir Hidalgo, Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships

Justin Rosado, Associate Director of Donor Services

Jacqueline Schweiger, Database Manager

Ricky Carter, Major Gifts Officer

Carrie-Rachel Dean, Events Manager

Priya Patel, Senior Membership Manager - Digital Fundraising

Michael McKee, Manager of Strategic Partnerships

Emily Bergmann, Development Coordinator

Mike Wang, Associate Manager of Special Events

Brendan Caulfield, Executive Assistant, Development


Jim Halloran, Chief Digital Officer

Chris Brown, Digital Director

Brendan Davis, Associate Director of Digital Communications

Abdool Corlette, Video Production Manager

Morgan Alan, Design and Multimedia Manager

Shane Taylor, Web Project Manager & Developer


Sharon Pollack, Chief Financial and Administration Officer

Nicholas Hass, Associate Director of Operations

Jillian Lynch, Operations Coordinator