Bob Sullivan is a lifelong Philadelphian who lived in upstate New York for three years. He married his life partner, Bill, in Vermont in September 2009. In fact, they were the first same-sex couple to legally marry in Vermont. Bob joined Marriage Equality New York (MENY) shortly after marrying, and worked in the North Country during New York's fight for marriage equality.
After moving back home to Philadelphia, Bob worked with E.D. Brian Silva to reactivate the MEUSA presence in Pennsylvania. He is working hard to get PA into the national spotlight and build to MEUSA membership across the state.
Bob is a graduate of Temple University, has a background in Family Financial Planning and LOVES saltwater reef aquariums! He and Bill have been together for 20 years and are a living examples of marriage inequality and marriage equality, waiting for consistency on this issue across the nation.
Conrad is a straight ally who was a member of LA/Valley Pride in California during the fight against Proposition 8. (LA/Valley Pride is a non-profit dedicated to the improvement of the quality of life for GLBT people through awareness. They participated in the No on 8 campaign.)
Conrad has since relocated back to Pennsylvania where he plans to continue working for marriage equality in his hometown by serving as a local organizer with MEUSA's Philadelphia Regional Organizing Committee.
Kristina Furia is a founding psychotherapist of Philadelphia LGBTQ Counseling, a private practice that provides individual and couples therapy. She resides with her partner, Marianna, in Philadelphia, PA. They hope to someday marry in Pennsylvania.
In her free time, Kristina enjoys activism, good food and wine, gardening, and running.
Nicole has recently moved back to her hometown of Philadelphia after spending close to 10 years fighting the crowds of New York City. She is a psychotherapist who has recently become involved with Philadelphia LGBTQ Counseling, a small private practice for individuals who identify as LGBTQ and their allies.
Nicole lives with two cats. She enjoys cooking and likes to snowboard. She has always supported equal rights for all and plans to continue in the fight until everyone is truly treated with the respect they deserve.
This ROC works hand-in-hand with Marriage Equality for Pennsylvania (ME4PA).