Southern California Chapter Leaders
CA Los Angeles County firstname.lastname@example.org
Jane Wishon is a straight ally who has held leadership positions in a number of socially conscious organizations for the last 20+ years. She currently volunteers for the AIDS Project L.A., reaches out to high school students for UCLA Admissions, blogs on behalf of the LGBTIQ community, and was active in the Restore Equality 2010 campaign. In addition to serving as a chapter leader Jane sits on the MEUSA Board of Directors. Her background includes an MBA as a Baker Fellow at the Anderson School of Management UCLA, New Business Research and Development for Xerox Learning Systems, and Store Management for Bullocks Wilshire Department Stores. Jane lives in Los Angeles with her husband of 33 years and her three children. She is an Elder of the Presbyterian Church. Jane loves to network and work in coalitions.
CA Santa Barbara County email@example.com
Anna is a queer-identified mother and a graduate student who has been committed to social justice work for much of her life. (She is also a brand-new grandma!) Over the last decade Anna has worked on marriage equality and LGBTIQ equality in whatever ways she could. She has served as an EQCA chapter leader for Glenn County, done signature drives during the Let Freedom Ring campaign, done organizing and training for No on Proposition 8 phone-banks, and organizing rallies. Anna helped to found the S.A.M.E in Santa Barbara County. She's served as the chair of the Social Justice Committee of her local Unitarian Universalist Church (Live Oak UU Fellowship of Goleta). She likes to work on strengthening coalitions by bringing resources to her local area and sharing local resources with the larger community, thereby strengthening the impact of local work.