Christa Nelson

Christa Nelson has a strong background in working with the LGBTQ community through helping run drop-in centers for street youth, facilitating a trans youth group, and doing a great deal of outreach, education and activism on transgender issues throughout the state of Oregon.  Her work has been informed by her...

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Russell Boggs

Russell Boggs

Russell Boggs was born in Philadelphia, PA and raised in Levittown, PA. He attended Shippensburg University, which brought him to Central Pennsylvania. There he earned BS and MEd degrees. Beginning in 1970, and until he retired in 2005, Russ taught fifth grade in the Cumberland Valley School District. While there,...

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Kristen Harfield

Kristen Harfield is the owner and lead planner of Perfect 10 Events. Perfect 10 Events is a full-service event planning boutique based in Harrisburg, PA specializing in flawless event coordination and chic design.  Prior to opening her own business, Kristen worked for Nielsen as a Retail Client Manager and has...

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Carmen Henry-Harris

Carmen Henry-Harris

Carmen Henry-Harris is currently the Community Liaison and Coordinator for Penn State University/PACT (Parents And Children Together). One of the primary missions of Parents and Children Together (PACT) is to conduct research to promote well-being, healthy child and youth development, and healthy families from diverse backgrounds by engaging the community...

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Elizabeth Mihmet

Elizabeth (Beth) Mihmet is the Chief Development Officer for Hospice of Central PA (HCP). She is responsible for marketing and fundraising for HCP, and is committed to HCP’s vision of building a community that embraces specialized care at the end of life. Beth studied English and Art at Colgate University...

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Chase Wright

Chase Wright

Chase Wright is an attorney at McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC in Harrisburg, where he focuses his legal practice in corporate law. Chase earned his law degree at the Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, where he served as Comments Editor for the Penn State Law Review. Previously, he graduated summa...

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William Krenz

William ‘Bill’ Krenz is an Administrative Associate working in the Department of Nursing at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. In this role, he supports the Community Outreach and Education and Professional Development nursing directors. He is also co-lead of the LGBT & Allies Affinity Network Resource Group...

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Matt Roan

Matt Roan is currently a Principal at Health Management Associates (HMA), a national healthcare policy, research and consulting firm. Prior to joining HMA, Matt held multiple positions at McKesson Health Solutions, a division of McKesson Corporation. Matt has also served in several state governmental positions, including as a Legislative Specialist...

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Jennifer Kissane

Jennifer Kissane currently works for the Penn State Health Heart and Vascular Institute in the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Department as an Assistant Professor of Radiology, Medicine, and Surgery. Jennifer is a 2011 graduate of the Penn State College of Medicine and a 1999 graduate of Georgetown University with a...

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