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Greater Boston PFLAG
85 River St., Suite 3A

P.O. Box 541619
Waltham, MA

Tel: 781-891-5966
Fax: 781-891-7444
Helpline: 866-427-3524

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Tom Bourdon, Ed.D.

Northeastern University, Ed.D.
Babson College, BS

Tom’s strong management background combined with his cultural competence as a leader and advocate make him the ideal choice for the position of President. Previously, Bourdon was Director of the LGBT Center and Co-Chair of the Social Justice Leadership Initiative at Tufts University.  Prior to his work at Tufts, Bourdon served as Program Administrator for the Office of LGBT Student Services at New York University and as the Assistant Director of the LGBT Resource Center at the University of California, Los Angeles.  
Ann Donner
Interim - CEO
Hampshire College, B.A.

Ann comes to GBPFLAG with over 20 years experience managing strategic initiatives in the public, nonprofit and private sectors. Ann has held numerous leadership positions with government, civic, health care and business organizations.

Pam Garramone
Executive Program Director

Oswego State University, B.A., Elementary Education
University of New Hampshire, M.Ed.

Pam has taught elementary school and designed and presented personal development workshops. As Greater Boston PFLAG’s executive director, she conducts educational programs annually in middle and high schools statewide, and in community, corporate, and religious organizations.
KT Merseles
Administrative Manager, Program Associate
Clark University, B.A., English

Board of Directors
Deborah H. Peeples 

Washington University, B.F.A.
Sharon Zimmerman
Vice Chair
Anna Maria College, B.S.W.
Boston University, M.S.W. 

Kenneth D. Fund

City University of New York, B.A.
Capital University Law School, J.D.
Ronald M. Ardizzone Jr.
Chair, Communications and Technology

Bentley University
Cathy Boskey
Chair, Program Support and Outreach
Goucher College, B.A.
University of Virginia, M.Ed.
Doris G. Brodhead
Yale University, M.B.A
Smith College, B.A.

Athena Edmonds
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, BS. Materials Science and Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, BS. Management
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, CPGS Materials Science & Metallurgy
Lesley University, MFA in Creative Writing

Meryl Epstein
Development Committee

Brandeis University, B.A.
Northeastern University School of Law, J.D.

Beth-Anne Halpert
Chair - Board Affairs

University of Connecticut, B.A.
University College, Dublin, M.A. 
New York Law, J.D.

Ken Heideman
Communications Committee
University of Vermont, M.A. in Geography
Pennsylvania State University, M.S. in Meteorology
Jeffrey Hoffman
Chair, Budget Committee; Finance Committee
University of Pennsylvania, M.S. in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Cooper union, B.E. in Chemical Engineering
Nan Ives
University of Massachusetts, B.A, M.A.
Renee Manning
Blue Hills Technical Institute, B.A.
Andover-Newton Theological School, M.A.

Jennifer S. Swanson
Boston University Graduate School of Management, M.B.A.
Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science, M.L.S.
Goucher College, B.A. in Music Theory and Composition

Susan Teague
California State University, Long Beach, B.A., B.S., M.S.


Greater Boston PFLAG board members are active participants in PFLAG events and activities.