The Trevor Project, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is the leading national provider of crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning young people ages 13-24.
The Trevor Project is determined to end suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing life-saving and life-affirming resources, including our nationwide 24/7 crisis intervention lifeline, digital community and advocacy/educational programs that create a safe, supportive and positive environment for everyone.
Trevor Lifeline –24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention lifeline at 1-866-488-7386
TrevorChat –Instant messaging service providing support to youth over chat
TrevorSpace.org – Social networking community where LGBTQ youth and their friends connect worldwide
TrevorText – Text messaging service where youth connect with volunteer counselors
Ask Trevor – Trained volunteers respond to non-urgent questions from youth at AskTrevor.org
Trevor Education – Suite of age-appropriate LGBTQ suicide prevention education that includes workshops, trainings, and resources for youth, adults, and educators
Board of Directors
Board members listed as of August 31, 2013. For our current Board members, click HERE.
Randy Stone (1958-2007)
Board of Directors
Member at Large
Lara Embry, Ph.D.
Jeffrey Fishberger, MD
Scott A. McPhail
Jeffrey Paul Wolff
Staff listed below are as of August 31, 2013. For a current list of our staff, click HERE.
Abbe Land, Executive Director & CEO
Amit Routh, Crisis Services Manager
Arquimides Pacheco, Education Manager
Athena Brewer, Sr. Online Programs Manager, LMFT
Brent Webster, Office Administrator
Brock Dumville, Crisis Services Manager
Caroline Rodriguez, Senior Grant Writer
Chelsea Monty, Chat Moderator
David Bond, Programs Director, LCSW, BCETS
Elizabeth Unrath, Human Resources Director
Jeremy Ancalade, Operations Director
Jojo West, Crisis Services Manager
Kevin Holt, Crisis Services Coordinator
Laura McGinnis, Communications Director
Liam Mina, Digital Crisis Coordinator
Matthew Zaslow, Events Manager
Mitzy Velez, Database Coordinator
Patty Chung, Crisis Services Coordinator
Porscha Ferguson, Jr. Staff Accountant
Rachel Lichtman, Publications Coordinator
Richard Rocha, Executive Assistant
Shawn Ingram, Development Director
Sarina Aguirre, Sr. Community Engagement Manager
Tyler Hatchel, Digital Crisis Coordinator
Ashby Dodge, Sr. Crisis Services Manager, LMSW
Eva Steers-Smith, Office Administrator
Hillary Scott, Marketing and Design Specialist
Jason Daniel Fair, Major Gifts Officer
Jenessa Connor, Marketing Director
Matt Jorgensen, Webmaster
Nathan Belyeu, Education Director
Odalis Gonzalez, Crisis Services Manager
Sandra Leon, Community Engagement Manager
Steve Mendelsohn, Deputy Executive Director
Tobias Rodriguez, Digital Marketing Specialist
Vanne-Paige Padgett, Community Engagement Administrator
Wes Nemenz, Education Manager
Allison Gill, Government Affairs Director
Elliot Kennedy, Government Affairs Counsel
Bryan Cochran Ph. D.
University of Montana Department of Psychology
Lara Embry Ph. D.
Private Practice, West Hollywood, California
Robert Garofalo MPH
Director. Research Center of Excellence for Gender, Sexuality and HIV Prevention
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Douglas Haldeman Ph. D.
Department of Psychology, University of Washington
Amanda Hirsch Ph. D.
Assistant Professor of Applied Developmental Psychology
University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychology in Education
Albert Killen-Harvey LCSW
Clinical Improvement Coordinator
Chadwick Center-Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, CA
Scott Leibowitz M.D.
Instructor - Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Brian Mustanski Ph. D.
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Johanna Olson M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics; Keck School of Medicine at USC
Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Trevor Leadership Council
Brenda R. Freiberg
Jerry J. Ruiz
For general questions or comments: 310-271-8845
For donor inquiries:
Jason Daniel Fair, Major Gifts Officer (212-695-8650 ext. 331)