About The Trevor Project

Founders, Board & Staff


Peggy Rajski
Randy Stone (1958–2007)
James Lecesne

Board of Directors

Peggy Rajski—Founder, The Trevor Project

Michael Norton—Chair

Gina Munoz—Co-Vice Chair

Michaela Mendelsohn—Co-Vice Chair

Meredith Kadlec—Chair Emeritus

Brian Winterfeldt—Secretary

Phil Armstrong—Treasurer

Mike Dillon—Member At Large

Caroline Bird

Jason Cole

Brian Dorsey

Cliff Hopkins

Julian Moore

Lauren Morelli

Ruben Ramirez

Thomas Sanchez

Adam Shankman

Carlos O. Turner Cortez, Ph.D.

Sophie Watts

Jeffrey Paul Wolff

(View The Trevor Project Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest agreement.)



Phone 310-271-8845

Christopher Bright Senior Training and Education Manager
John Callery Director of Technology
Regina Carpinelli Events Manager
Jen Dihenia Crisis Services Shift Supervisor
Danielle Ehsanipour Special Projects Manager
Tracy Ferrell Development Database Manager
Anna Gettles Training Coordinator – Lifeline
Rory Gory Digital Marketing Specialist
Brett Harrison Development Associate
Elissa Hawker Crisis Services Shift Supervisor
Adam Hunt Crisis Services Manager
Troi Levy Crisis Services Manager
Richard Rocha Executive Administrator
Nolan Scott Communications and Creative Services Manager
Shira Shafir Head of Research and Evaluation
Brian Stiles Senior Operations Manager
Dana Witler Major Gifts Officer


Phone 212-695-8650

Fadra Baker Crisis Services Coordinator
Mani Cavalieri Product Manager
Les Chan Lowe, PHR, SHRM-CP Director of Human Resources
Clark Chen Adviser to the CEO
Ashley Choi Community Engagement Coordinator
Cristina Ciprian-Matthews Adviser to the CEO
Joie DeRitis Training Coordinator – Lifeline
Ashby Dodge, LCSW Chief Clinical Officer
Sam Dorison Chief of Staff
Caitlyn Duer Grant Writer
Brock Dumville, MPH Senior Crisis Services Manager
Melissa Galvin Crisis Services Coordinators – Operations
Benji Gellman Special Projects Manager
Nick Johnson Training Coordinator – TrevorChat
Karoline Katus Major Gifts Officer
Shira Kogan Corporate Development Officer
Braden Lay-Michaels Chief Development Officer
Gianna Mercaldo Crisis Services Digital Supervisor
Amit Paley CEO & Executive Director
Muneer Panjwani, Head of Corporate Development
Travis Smith Crisis Services Digital Supervisor
Brandon Stinchfield  Head of Foundation and Government Grants
Calvin Stowell Chief Growth Officer
Richard Vargas Office Administrator
Kevin Wong Head of Communications
Paloma Woo, LCSW Senior Crisis Services Manager


Phone 202-391-0834

Sam Brinton Head of Advocacy and Government Affairs
Jonathan Silberman Senior Marketing Designer/Webmaster