About The Trevor Project

Founders, Board & Staff


Peggy Rajski
Randy Stone (1958–2007)
James Lecesne

Board of Directors

Peggy Rajski—Founder, The Trevor Project

Gina Muñoz—Chair

Michaela Mendelsohn—Co-Vice Chair

Julian Moore—Co-Vice Chair

Mike Dillon—Treasurer

Brian Winterfeldt—Secretary

Michael Norton—Chair Emeritus

Phil Armstrong

Caroline Bird

Orlan Boston

Jason Cole

Brian Dorsey

Cliff Hopkins

Meredith Kadlec

Lauren Morelli

Ruben Ramirez

Thomas Sanchez

Carlos O. Turner Cortez, Ph.D.

Sophie Watts

(View The Trevor Project Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest agreement.)



Phone 310-271-8845

Chris Bright Director of Public Training
John Callery Director of Technology
Jen Dihenia Crisis Services Shift Supervisor
Danielle Ehsanipour Special Projects Manager
Tracy Ferrell Development Database Manager
Anna Gettles Training Coordinator — Lifeline
Rory Gory Digital Marketing Manager
Alyssa Graves Crisis Services Digital Supervisor
Amy Green, Ph.D. Director of Research
Allison Hamre, MSW Digital Supervisor
Elissa Hawker, MPH Crisis Services Shift Supervisor
Adam Hunt Crisis Services Manager
David Lai Special Projects Manager
Brandon Lingle People Operations Associate
Sam Lyons Digital Training Coordinator
Patricia Noel Crisis Services Coordinator — Lifeline
Nolan Scott Communications and Creative Services Manager
Brian Stiles Senior Operations Manager
Dana Witler Major Gifts Officer


Phone 212-695-8650

Lily Alberts Director of Finance
Fadra Baker, MSW Crisis Services Coordinator
John Paul Brammer Managing Editor
Mani Cavalieri Product Manager
Leigh Checcio General Counsel
Clark Chen Advisor to the CEO
Cristina Ciprian-Matthews Chief People Officer
Joie A. DeRitis, LMSW Senior Trainer
Sam Dorison Chief of Staff
Caitlyn Duer Grant Writer
Melissa Galvin Crisis Services Coordinator — Operations
Benji Gellman Special Projects Manager
Johnny Gonzales Director of Special Events
Anna Iuppa Special Projects Manager
Nick Johnson Digital Training Coordinator
Karoline Katus Major Gifts Officer
Shira Kogan Corporate Development Manager
Braden Lay-Michaels Chief Development Officer
Gianna Mercaldo Crisis Services Manager
Amit Paley CEO & Executive Director
Muneer Panjwani Head of Corporate Development
Miranda Rosenblum Volunteer Recruiter
Travis Smith Crisis Services Digital Supervisor
Brandon Stinchfield  Head of Foundation and Government Grants
Calvin Stowell Chief Growth Officer
Richard Vargas Office Administrator
Kevin Wong Head of Communications
Paloma Woo, LCSW Senior Crisis Services Manager


Phone 202-391-0834

Sam Brinton Head of Advocacy and Government Affairs
Casey Pick, Esq. Senior Fellow for Advocacy and Government Affairs
Jonathan Silberman Senior Marketing Designer/Webmaster