Tyrone Hanley (he/him), the newly re-elected GLAA President, is an organizer and longtime DC resident who started in LGBTQ+ advocacy at the University of Richmond in Virginia. He moved to DC to serve in AmeriCorps as a Washington AIDS Partnership program participant at HIPS.
Vice President for Political Affairs
John Becker is an LGBT activist, writer, and blogger and is thrilled to be joining the GLAA team as vice president.
Vice President of Communications for GLAA
Benjamin Brooks (he/him), newly elected Vice President of Communications for GLAA, believes in the power of art and culture to transform society. Ben’s love of art comes from his continent-spanning childhood, where he grew up in a multi-generational family of artists. He learned from his mother that the act of creation can unlock hidden truths and express the otherwise inexpressible.
Vice President of Community Partnerships
Joe Servidio (they/them), newly elected Vice President of Community Partnerships, is excited to join the GLAA Board to reassert queer interests in D.C. public policy. Joe came to D.C. in 2012 to attend Georgetown University. Upon graduation, Joe completed an AmeriCorps service year at Joseph’s House, a hospice and respite home in Adams Morgan for chronically unhoused people living with HIV and/or other chronic illnesses.