STAFF

Sunnie Kaufmann-Paulman

 Executive Director

Sunnie is thrilled to bring her professional acumen, volunteer experience, and dedication to LGBTQ+ advocacy to Greater Boston PFLAG. In addition to her previous roles which include Executive Director at Brooklyn Boulders Foundation and Chief Operations Officer at NoticeAbility, for the past three years Sunnie served on the Board of Directors at Family Equality, a nonprofit whose mission is to advance legal and lived equality for LGBTQ families and those who wish to form them. Sunnie currently lives in Arlington with her spouse Tori and their daughter Anika.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Connect by Email

(c)Alex Mancini Photography

Aspen Eberhardt

Operations Director

Keene State College, B.A. Theatre

Aspen was promoted to Operations Director at Greater Boston PFLAG in 2019. Previously, they joined our staff as Finance Manager and have been with the organization for over three years. Aspen has been a passionate LGBTQ educator and activist since college, helping establish LGBTQ programming, education, and inclusive policies for their school. They are excited to continue working with GBPFLAG to help create safe and inclusive spaces for everyone. Outside of work, Aspen is a huge nerd and loves playing video games, reading comic books, going to conventions, and spoiling their cat.

Pronouns: they/them/their

Connect by Email

Tracy McKay

Program Manager

Tracy has a BA in psychology from Brandeis University and an MSW from Boston College. She spent her professional career working with children and families in a variety of settings, most recently as a lead teacher in a kindergarten program.  Prior to becoming a Program Manager, Tracy volunteered for PFLAG and other organizations sharing her experience as the mother of three children, two of whom are transgender. She is also a co-founder of the Needham Coalition for Transgender Equality and a member of Needham’s Human Rights Committee. She is committed to education and advocacy work with the goal of helping to make communities more safe, inclusive, and welcoming for LGBTQ people.

 Pronouns: she/her/hers

Connect by Email

Rel Antosca

Program Manager

Rel is a social justice educator and facilitator with a background in youth work and outdoor programming. They hold a master’s degree in education and are trained in inter-group dialogue facilitation, most recently having co-facilitated a 10 week dialogue on race and ethnicity. Rel is committed to anti-oppression work and is looking forward to working with individuals and organizations to strengthen their capacity to support and advocate for LGBTQ+ communities and all intersecting identities. They are interested in restorative and transformative justice practices and thinking with others about new possibilities for justice, community and ways of learning.

Pronouns: they/them

Connect by Email

Julia Paget

Communications Manager

Julia has a background in computer programming, graphics design and corporate communications. Prior to joining Greater Boston PFLAG, she was the volunteer Data Program Lead for the Greater Boston area of the Yes on 3 campaign. Before that, she worked for five years as an IR/PR Communications Specialist in the rare disease biotech sphere. She is excited to use her skills to support the community and create meaningful progress for LGBTQ+ people. She loves stories, games, and rock climbing.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Connect by Email

Zachary Roe

Volunteer Manager

Zachary Roe has lived in many places, but his roots are deep in the hills of Central Appalachia. Much of his life has been spent working to educate youth and adults on matters of social justice, especially regarding issues of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and socio-economic status. From the experience of engaging with various cultures and traditions through extensive travel and living abroad, to being in an inter-religious, inter-cultural, inter-racial, multi-lingual, gay relationship, he has learned about the importance of engaging with these issues and working for justice. Zachary holds a Master of Arts in Theological Studies, with a concentration in Religious Literacy and Interfaith Leadership, from Andover Newton Theological School, and he holds a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Communication from Middle Tennessee State University. He and his husband, the Reverend Ángel D. Marrero-Ayala (ECUSA), currently reside in Watertown, MA.

Pronouns: he/him/his

Connect by Email

 

Jules Bertaut

Development Coordinator

Jules has a BA in religion from Swarthmore College. He has in the past held a number of various volunteer and professional positions working with databases and record-keeping, including his work with the Yes on 3 campaign and with several churches. Jules is passionate in his work around improving systems for efficiency and ease of use. When not working in his professional and volunteer roles, Jules enjoys reading, sewing, and any work involving power tools.

Pronouns: he/him/his or they/them/theirs

Connect by Email

 

FOLLOW GREATER BOSTON PFLAG: