Mission Statement

The Greater Erie Alliance for Equality, Inc. (GEAE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the region’s LGBT community and its straight allies through educational programs, social events, and opportunities for service, which are designed to strengthen our voice and improve the quality of life in northwestern Pennsylvania.

We have a federal tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). As an official 501 (c) 3 organization, donations made to Greater Erie Alliance for Equality, Inc. are tax deductible on federal income tax returns to the extent allowable.

Board of Directors

President

Leah Manino

Vice President/Liaison to Advisory Council

Dale Allgeier

Secretary

Mike Pruzinsky

Treasurer

Cody Empey

Board Member

Elaine Crandell

Board Member

Jared Flowers

Board Member

Evan Tucker

Board Member

Carol Rodgers

Board Member

Rachel Lohr

Board Member

Rick Liebel

Board Member

Steve Huefner

Board Member

Jennifer Kubiak

Board Member

Richard McCarty, Ph.D.

Board Member

Kyle Hannon

Board Member

Deb Bartle

Service Coordinator

Margo Wolfe

Advisory Council

Council Member

Will Koehler, Ph.D.

Council Member

Mike Tkach

Council Member

Tyler J. Titus

 

Council Member

Heidi Oldaker

Council Member

Kevin Bennett

Council Member

Kathy Hubbard

 

Council Member

Jay Brenenman

Council Member

Bob Howden

Council Member

Ashley Manino

Council Member

Don McCain

Council Member

Bart Downing

Council Member

Vanessa Fremer

Council Member

Mary Kwiatkowski

Council Member

Caitlyn Strohmeyer

Council Member

Allison Scarpitti–legal counsel