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Ineke Mushovic

Executive Director

Ineke directs the Movement Advancement Project, including MAP's strategic analyses, LGBTQ movement analyses, and all inquiries into issues of LGBTQ 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 LGBTQ issues since early 2005. Contact Ineke at

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Darren Arquero

Communications Specialist

Darren provides strategic support for MAP's digital engagement and communications efforts. With a decade of nonprofit experience, he uses the power of storytelling to advance multidisciplinary research for impactful change. Prior to joining MAP, Darren led digital strategy and engagement for The PRIDE Study at Stanford University and served as a Butler Koshland Fellow in strategic communications at the National Center for Lesbian Rights. Based in Houston, Darren earned his BA degree from Rice University and an MA degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Contact Darren at

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Logan Casey

Policy Researcher

Logan conducts policy research and leads MAP’s movement capacity research. Based in Cleveland, Logan creates accessible and persuasive policy content, manages the LGBTQ Equality Maps tracking state and local progress, and conducts analyses of movement capacity. Prior to joining MAP, Logan was a Research Associate for the Harvard Opinion Research Program, where he was the deputy director on a polling series about discrimination in America, among other projects. He earned his Ph.D. in political science in 2016 from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, where his research focused on the influence of emotions in public opinion toward LGBTQ people and issues. Contact Logan at

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Rebecca Farmer

Communications Director

Rebecca is the Communications Director at MAP. She has worked for 20 years helping social change organizations utilize strategic communications and storytelling to maximize their impact. She previously served as the Director of Communications at the ACLU of Northern California, Interim Chief Communications Officer at Freedom for All Americans, and the Director of Strategic Communications at the State Bar of California. Contact Rebecca at

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Naomi Goldberg

Policy Research Director

Naomi brings more than a decade of LGBTQ policy research experience, including having led work about LGBTQ people and the criminal justice system, the importance of marriage for same-sex couples and their families, and the challenges facing LGBTQ workers, LGBTQ women, and LGBTQ people of color. Prior to joining MAP, Naomi completed a public policy fellowship at the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law. She received her master of public policy from the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy and graduated from Mount Holyoke College. Contact Naomi at

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Sean Lund

Messaging Research Director

Sean directs MAP’s messaging and communications research. Based in Los Angeles, Sean has led the development of MAP research and resources for effective persuasion on a wide range of issues, including LGBT nondiscrimination protections, public accommodations access for transgender people, harmful religious exemptions laws, marriage for same-sex couples, adoption by LGBTQ parents, safe messaging around suicide and LGBTQ populations, and more. Prior to joining MAP, Sean served for 11 years with the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), where he led the organization’s movement capacity-building work in the areas of messaging and communications strategy. Contact Sean at

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Calla Rongerude

Director, Open to All

Calla is the campaign director for Open to All. Calla has 15 years experience creating and implementing communications and public education campaigns on a wide array of issues ranging from nonprofit, arts, higher education and equal rights. She has worked extensively in coalitions, including with civil rights groups, faith leaders and advocacy organizations. Contact Calla at

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Molly Tafoya

Director of Nonprofit programs, open to all

Molly has over 12 years of experience in LGBTQ equality, non-profit legal work, early childhood education advocacy and lobbying, and high profile, issue-based campaigns. Molly is the Director of Community Engagement for MAP and manages Open to All’s community engagement and nonprofit coalition building work. Molly previously served as a Senior Field Representative with California State Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and Director of Public Affairs with Early Edge California. Prior to her work in early learning and California politics, Molly worked as the Director of Communications with One Iowa, with the National Center for Lesbian Rights as a Communications Associate, and on the No on Prop 8 campaign as the Online Communications Manager. Molly received her BA from Georgetown University. Originally from Hawai`i, she is proud to call Oakland home. Contact Molly at .

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Kentra Tillman

Program Associate, Open to All

Kentra is the program associate for Open to All. With more than 10 years’ experience working with nonprofits, including Johns Hopkins, Living Classrooms, and the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Kentra brings strong relationship building, emotional intelligence, and diverse technical skills to MAP. (S)he is a graduate of the University of Virginia's cognitive science program, a master's in public administration candidate, and has studied various subjects ranging from African Philosophy to Automotive Technology in South Africa, Zambia, Maryland, and Texas. Contact Kentra at .

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