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

Cody Empey (he/him/his)

President

Kyle Hannon (he/him/his)

Vice President

Kim Moscatello-Seastone (she/her/hers)

Secretary

Deb Bartle (she/her/hers)

Treasurer

Darrin Kinander (he/him/his)

Member

April Knapp (she/her/hers)

Member

Jennifer Kubiak (she/her/hers)

Member

Leah Manino (she/her/hers)

Member

Carol Rodgers (she/her/hers)

Member

Marty Sargeant (he/him/his)

Member

Evan Tucker (he/him/his)

Member

Allison Scarpitti (she/her/hers)

Legal Counsel

Advisory Council

Kevin Bennett

Member

Jay Breneman

Member

Bart Downing

Member

Vanessa Fremer

Member

Bob Howden

Member

Kathy Hubbard

Member

Steve Huefner

Member

Will Koehler, Ph.D.

Member

Ashley Manino

Member

Don McCain

Member

Richard McCarty, Ph.D.

Member

Heidi Oldaker

Member

Michael Pruzinsky

Member

Caitlyn Strohmeyer

Member

Tyler Titus

Member

Mike Tkach

Member