Board

President Sandi Smith

Sandi Smith started in real estate in 1986, when she was still a student at the University of Michigan. She was a member of the Board of the Washtenaw Rainbow Action Project (WRAP) from 1996 to 2000 serving as a member at large and chair of the Membership and Programs committees.

She and her partner Linda Lombardini founded Trillium Real Estate in 2001.  Sandi was appointed to the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority in 2004, was a past Chair of the Board, and continues to serve as a Board member today. In 2007, she was named REALTOR® of the Year by the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors (AAABOR).

She was elected an Ann Arbor City Councilmember and is currently serving her second term. She is currently also serving on the Board of the Jim Toy Community Center as Vice President and Chair of the Public Policy Committee. Sandi and her partner Linda have been together almost 17 years and lives in the Kerrytown area.

Vice President Brad O’Conner

Secretary Gail Wolkoff

Gail Wolkoff is a daughter to Barbara and Jerry, a partner to Steve, a mom to a Nils, 16, Ariana, 23, and Caley, 37. She is an educator, a social activist and a youth advocate.

Gail started Dedicated to Make a Change, L3C in October 2010. Dedicated to Make a Change is an all inclusive youth organization. We encourage youth to examine and to learn about issues of justice, diversity and social responsibility through action. We provide a learning environment for youth while cultivating partnerships with the community.

Gail is a board member of these local and national nonprofit organizations: the Jim Toy Community Center, HARC,  National Association of Multicultural Education, NAME, and the The Washtenaw Cyber Citizenship Coalition (WC4) Education committee.

Treasurer Roberta Allen

Kyle Mazurek, At Large

Kyle

Kyle joined the JTCC Board of Directors in April 2012.  He is a West Michigan native and Ann Arbor resident.  He holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law.  He is a Michigan-licensed attorney, and currently works for Comcast as a Manager of External Affairs.

Amy McLoughlin, Events

Amy McLoughlin currently works as school counselor at Ann Arbor’s AmySkyline High School. She has her Master’s of Education degree from Bowling Green State University and was voted class clown in high school. In the last 20 years, Amy has worked with the Boy’s and Girls’s Clubs of Toledo and has designed Education programs for both COSI Toledo and Ford Motor Company.

Amy moved to Ann Arbor 6 years ago after she was asked to DJ Neutral Zone’s Queerprom and met her partner Callie. They have a dog named Jojo and a Muppet named Waffles.

Kerene Moore, At Large

Kerene Moore is currently a practicing attorney for Legal Services of S. kerenemooreCentral Michigan (LSSCM) where she has represented underserved Michigan residents in civil legal matters for the past 7 years.  Kerene is a graduate of The University of Michigan where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Juris Doctor degree.   She has a strong commitment to public service, including performing voting rights work prior to joining LSSCM.   Kerene values providing a voice to marginalized community members, and regularly advocates on behalf of the LGBTQ community, survivors of domestic violence, undocumented immigrants, disabled persons, and other underrepresented populations.  She currently resides in Ypsilanti with her partner and two sons.

Jason Morgan, At Large

Jason Morgan is currently working as the Director of Government and Media Relations for Washtenaw Community College in Ann Jason Morgan cropArbor, Michigan. His professional experience includes: serving as a district representative for Congressman John Dingell, congressional campaign staff for Congressman Bart Stupak’s campaign, as a legislative aide to State Senate Minority Leader Mike Prusi, and Assistant and Scheduler to Congressman Bart Stupak in Washington, DC. Jason also served as an intern for Senator Hillary Clinton and was elected as an alternate delegate supporting Mrs. Clinton to the 2008 Democratic National Convention. He is also a mentor for the youth leadership and fellowship program, Young People for the American Way.

Jim Toy

The name “Jim Toy” is synonymous with the queer movement in the state of ToyMichigan. The first publicly “out” man in Michigan (1970), Jim  establishedimgres the first campus center in history devoted to the support of sexual minority group members. His status as a TBLG icon is based on over 40 years of tireless effort to create safety and equality for people of all sexual and gender preferences through his speaking, teaching, writing, administrating, organizing and protesting. The Jim Toy Community Center is honored to be associated with his name and to dedicate its work to his causes.

 

Past Presidents

  • Terence J. McGinn—2012
  • Linda Lombardini—2011
  • Barry MacDougall—2008, 2009, 2010
  • Michael G. McGuire—2007
  • Jeremy Merklinger—2004, 2005, 2006
  • Meredith Hochman—2003
  • Audrey Wojtkowiak—2002
  • Jarrod Van Kirk—2001
  • Linda Lombardini—1999, 2000
  • Mark Leonard—1997, 1998
  • Kathy Liddle—1995, 1996, 1997

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