Leadership & Advisory Board
Harvey Milk Foundation Advisory Board:
(in alphabetical order)
Ambassador Nancy Brinker, Former US Ambassador (Hungary) and White House Chief of Protocol, Founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure; Co-recipent 2009 Medal of Freedom with Harvey Milk
Hon. Raymond Buckley, Former member of the House of Representative and Chairman of the New Hampshire Democratic Party; currently Vice Chair, National Democratic Committee
Bruce Cohen, Founding board member of AFER and Academy Award winner for Best Picture – American Beauty. Bruce produced MILK and has been a leading activist and voice for equality throughout the US.
Michael Colby, Deputy Director, Boston Redevelopment Authority; Former Executive Director National Stonewall Club; HMF Founding Member
Tom Dyer, Esq. CEO Watermark Publications. One of the southeasts most influential business leaders and a major builder of LGBT collaboration in Central Florida.
Rob Epstein, two time Academy Award winner, director, producer, writer and editor. Rob won the Academy Award for his direction and production of both The Times of Harvey Milk and Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt.
Enemencio Gomez, Principal, Global Translations LLC; Senior Interpretor; Bailey Faculty. Ene is a leading voice of inclusion for the American Caribbean and a leading voice of cultural acceptance in Texas and the Southwest US.
Dr. Trish Hatch, Director, Center for Excellence in School Counseling, San Diego State University; Assistant Professor San Diego State University
Dr. Timothy Patrick McCarthy, Professor on Public Policy, and Director of the Human Rights and Social Movements Program at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University, Kennedy School.
Audrey Milk, Harvey’s Sister-in-law and PFLAG member
L. Stuart Milk, Government Relations, Global Workforce Services; International Human Rights Advocate; Founder HMF (Harvey’s nephew)
Commissioner Nicole-Murray Ramirez, San Diego; Presiding Officer International Court System. Nicole has chaired and served on the boards of the Task Force, HRC, EQCA and has led all three national march of Washington DC for LGBT rights marches.
Mechthild Rawert, MP Deutscher Bundestag; Deputy Speaker of the Berlin-in the SPD; Vice-chairman of the SPD district Tempelhof-Schöneberg
Commissioner Linda Stewart, Orlando – Orange County
Anette Trettebergstuen, MP, Ranking Member Foreign Affairs committee, Norwegian Parliament; Special Norwegian Envoy to the United Nations.
Desmond Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus; Co-recipient of 2009 Medal of Freedom with Harvey Milk
Greg Varnum, Former Executive Director, National Youth Advocacy Coalition