OUR TEAM

Heritage of Pride is a founding member of the International Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Pride Coordinators known as InterPride, a nonprofit organization that provides support to over 180 groups that plan Pride events around the world.

HOP is also a member of the following organizations: Northeast Regional Pride, NERP, an association of Pride committees in the Northeast United States; the International Lesbian and Gay Association, ILGA; the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, NGLTF; and the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association, IGLTA.

Eliza J Brennessel
EVENT COORDINATOR
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Lauren Cheeseborough
EVENT COORDINATOR
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Maria E. Colon
MEDIA DIRECTOR
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David A. Correa
INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
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Claudia Garib
COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR
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Zoe Gorringe
MARCH EVENT MANAGER
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Brian Heck
MARCH DIRECTOR
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Samantha Johnson
DEVELOPMENT EVENT MANAGER
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Harish Karthikeyan
DIVERSITY, ACCESSIBILITY & INCLUSION DIRECTOR
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Shawn Kobetz
PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER
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Matthew Kovalsky
RALLY DIRECTOR
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Vinny Maniscalco
Co-Chair
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Brian Marone
OPERATIONS MANAGER
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MJ Ryerson
SECRETARY
Alyssa Shugayev
EVENT COORDINATOR
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Maria Tamburro
HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR
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Andre Thomas
PRIDE ISLAND DIRECTOR
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Nikkita Thompson
PRIDEFEST EVENT MANAGER
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Amanda Younger
SENIOR EVENT MANAGER
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