MTPC is run by an executive director who reports to the steering committee and manages (and conducts much of) the organization’s daily work. The director supervises staff, interns, and community volunteers.

Executive Director: Tre’Andre Valentine (he/him/his or they/them/theirs)

Tre’Andre Valentine is an indigenous, multicultural, queer, transgender individual from Trinidad and Tobago. After graduating from Emmanuel College in Boston, with a degree in Psychology Tre’Andre focused on anti-violence work in LGBTQ communities. Tre’Andre comes to MTPC with over 10 years of experience in supporting LGBTQ survivors of domestic violence, grassroots organizing, community engagement, fundraising, training facilitation, educational programming and development, as well as having served on MTPC’s steering committee from 2006-2016.

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Operations Coordinator: Kelsey Grunstra (she/her/hers)

Kelsey joined MTPC in 2018 after spending a number of years working in higher education. Hailing from Upstate New York, Kelsey earned her BA in History and her MS in Educational Policy and Leadership from the University at Albany. She previously worked as a Program Assistant in LGBTQA Resource Center at Northeastern University and in the University at Albany’s Office of Environmental Sustainability where she was an office assistant and managed the campus’s bicycle sharing program. Kelsey is an avid musician and amateur guitar builder (and notorious tinkerer) and aspires to be a connoisseur of vegan cheeses.

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