To Proudly Go is comprised of a Board of Directors that is responsible for the overall control and oversight of the management and operational affairs of the organization. The Board of Directors oversee Officers and Staff that perform the day-to-day management duties of the organization as provided in the By-Laws or, to the extent not so provided, by the Board of Directors. All Directors of the Board, Officers and Staff of To Proudly Go are unpaid and uncompensated volunteers.

Officers and Voting Board Members


Michael Agnew

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Executive Director & Chair of the Board of Directors

As Executive Director and Chair of the Board of Directors, Michael presides over all meetings of the Board of Directors and manages all day-to-day administrative and strategic operations.


John Lutton

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Deputy Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer

As the Deputy Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer, John is the custodian of all banking records, funds and assets, and financial compliance.


Ryan Mathew-Meier

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Senior Advisor & Vice Chair of the Board of Directors

As the Senior Advisor and Vice Chair, Ryan presides over Board of Director meetings, in the absence of the Chair of the Board and advising the Executive Director in the administrative and strategic operations providing and providing voice in oversight of the management and operations of the organization.


Sean Rusnack

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Administrative Manager & Secretary of the Board of Directors

As the Administrative Manager & Secretary, Sean assists the Executive Director & Chair of the Board of Directors in all administrative matters and records and keeps the minutes of all the Board of Directors meetings.


John Sefakis

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Senior Advisor & Vice Chair of the Board of Directors

As Senior Advisor and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, John presides over Board of Director meetings, in the absence of the Chair of the Board and is responsible for advising the Executive Director in the administrative and strategic operations providing and providing voice in oversight of the management and operations of the organization.


Christian Villafuerte

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Deputy Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer

As Deputy Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer, Christian is responsible for overall content strategies on social media platforms, volunteer management, outreach and engagement efforts, creation of merchandise products, promotional materials, and special projects and programs.

Staff and Non-Voting Board Members


Reed Black

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Operations Manager

As the Operations Manager, Reed is responsible assisting the Deputy Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer in social media content creation, creation of new merchandise, volunteer management and other tasks as needed.


Brian Cummings

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Budget and Finance Manager

As the Budget and Finance Manager, Brian assists the Deputy Executive Director & CFO with creating and managing the annual fiscal year budget of the organization and strategic budget planning progress future programs that are aimed to expand To Proudly Go’s mission.  Brian also supports identifying applicable grants, foundations, corporate sponsorships private giving, and other fundraising opportunities that help expand the organizations revenue sources.


Ilia Etoile

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They / Them / Theirs

Chief Graphic Designer & Creative Services Manager

As the Chief Graphic Designer and Creative Services Manager, Ilia is responsible for all graphic design, animation and branding.


Luke Messina

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Projects and Programs Manager

As the Projects and Programs Manager, Luke is responsible for coordinating programs and events aimed at broadening To Proudly Go’s scope and visibility to as many communities as possible and to craft and execute projects that expand the To Proudly Go’s mission.


Ann Marie Segal

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Outreach and Engagement Manager

As Engagement and Outreach Manager, Ann Marie assists with social media outreach and engagement and networking with external partners.


Marsh Shugart

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Events Manager

As the Events Manager, Marsh is responsible for events planning, marketing, coordinating with  event volunteers, performers and the management team of To Proudly Go to ensuring all event operations run smoothly.


Josh Wellman

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Communications Writer

As Communications Writer, Josh assists the Executive Director with drafting all official communications from To Proudly Go.