Ineke Mushovic, Executive Director
Ineke directs the Movement Advancement Project, including MAP's strategic analyses, LGBT movement analyses, and all inquiries into issues of LGBT movement communications. She is a former McKinsey & Company consultant with 20 years of strategy experience, including a successful stint as Vice President of Strategy for a dot-com start-up and as Chief Strategist for an advertising agency. Ineke's nonprofit strategy work includes the YWCA, the United Way, and Impact on Education. She has consulted on LGBT issues since early 2005. Contact Ineke at email@example.com.
Naomi Goldberg, Policy Specialist
Naomi leads MAP’s LGBT movement research analyses. Naomi also conducts research in support of MAP’s public policy work. Prior to joining MAP, Naomi was the 2008-2010 Peter J. Cooper Public Policy Fellow at the Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law, where her research focused on adoption and foster care, domestic partner benefits, and the issues affecting older LGBT Americans. Naomi received a Master of Public Policy from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan and graduated magna cum laude from Mount Holyoke College. Her work has been published in the Journal of Health Psychology, Archives of Sexual Behavior, Journal of Family Theory & Review, PolicyMatters, Michigan Journal of Public Affairs, and TaxNotes. Contact Naomi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Heron Greenesmith, LGBT Movement and Policy Analyst
Heron leads MAP’s LGBT movement research analyses and conducts research in support of MAP’s public policy work. Before joining MAP, Heron was Legislative Counsel at the Family Equality Council where she focused on federal regulatory reforms for LGBT parents and their children. She has written about employment discrimination and the legal invisibility of bisexuality. Heron is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and American University, Washington College of Law and is admitted to the New York and Massachusetts bars. She is a board member of the National LGBT Bar Association, a recent fellow with the Rockwood Leadership Institute, and a returned Peace Corps Volunteer. Contact Heron at email@example.com.
Sean Lund, Messaging Research Director
Sean directs MAP’s work in LGBT movement messaging and communications research. Prior to joining MAP, Sean served for 11 years with the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), where he directed the organization’s messaging program and research initiatives, created resources for journalists and community members (including the GLAAD Media Reference Guide), and oversaw movement capacity-building work in the areas of message development and communications strategy. Contact Sean at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Calla Rongerude, Public Education and Communications Director
Calla manages MAP’s media relations work. Prior to joining MAP, Calla consulted for Freedom to Marry and One Iowa, creating and implementing public education campaigns. Calla served as communications director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights, where she oversaw the communications strategy for California’s historic marriage equality case and worked extensively with ally organizations such as faith leaders, civil rights groups, labor unions, and others. In addition to her work in the LGBT movement, Calla served as a Senior Account Executive with Landis Communications, where she designed communication plans for nonprofit, arts, and higher education institutions. Contact Calla at email@example.com.
Alex Sheldon, Research Analyst
Alex works with MAP's research team, supporting MAP’s public policy and LGBT movement analysis work. Alex recently received a Master of Arts in International Human Rights and a certificate in Global Health Affairs from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, where her research concentrated on the intersections of LGBT movements in the U.S. and abroad, as well as the promotion of health as a human right in LGBT populations. She has designed trainings for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, on LGBT identity inclusion in the Middle East and South Africa, and has worked directly with LGBT communities in East Africa and the Caribbean. Alex graduated from Whittier College in 2008 and is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer. Contact Alex at firstname.lastname@example.org.