PFLAG National Office
1828 L Street, NW, Suite 660
Washington, DC 20036 
Main Phone: (202) 467-8180
Fax: (202) 467-8194
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National Staff

Executive Office

Kathlyn Taylor Gaubatz, Ph. D.

Interim Executive Director
(202) 467-8180

Joellen Shiffman

Executive Office Administrator
(202) 657-6994

Advocacy, Policy, & Partnerships

Diego Miguel Sanchez, APR

Director of Advocacy, Policy & Partnerships
Federal and State Policy, Advocacy, Partnerships
(202) 657-6997

Chapter Engagement

Jamie Curtis

Director of Chapter Engagement
(202) 683-6456

Brooke Smith

Field Manager
(202) 683-6455


Liz Owen

Director of Communications
Communications, Media, and Press (Including chapter assistance on traditional and social media)
(202) 657-4026


Devon Davila

Individual Giving Coordinator
(202) 467-8180 ext. 232

Learning & Inclusion

Jean-Marie Navetta

Director of Learning & Inclusion
(202) 657-5994

Jamie Henkel

Learning & Inclusion Manager
PFLAG Academy Online
(202) 657-6998

Board Members


Jean Hodges


Kathy Godwin

Vice President, Regional Directors Council Chair

Dale Bernstein

Vice President; Business Advisory Board Chair

Susan Thronson

Secretary; Nomination Committee, Chair

Dennis Adamson



Regional Directors

Kathy Godwin

Vice President, Regional Directors Council Chair

Jill Aul

Central (IA, KS, MO, NE)

Conal Charles

Gulf (AL, FL, GA, MS, PR)

Georgia Henry

Northern Plains (MN, ND, SD, WI)

Kay Holladay

Southern (AR, LA, OK, TX)

Dawn Holt

Pacific Northwest (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA)

Amy Adams

Regional Director
Mid-Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, VA, WV)

Cathy Wyatt

Great Lakes (IL, IN, MI, OH)

Liz De Jesus

North Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA)

Sandra Richard

Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)

Karen Neiman

Mid-Pacific (Northern CA, NV)

Robert Petersen

Southern Pacific (Southern CA, HI)

Diane Troy

South Atlantic (KY, NC, SC, TN)

Julie Wilson

Mountain West (AZ, CO, NM, UT, WY)

Special thanks to the volunteer Regional Directors for the time commitment they make because of their dedication, support, expertise, and love of PFLAG chapters.

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