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 Executive Director supervises staff, interns, and community volunteers.

Executive Director: Tre’Andre Valentine (he/him/his and 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. They have over 10 years of experience in supporting LGBTQ+ survivors of domestic violence, grassroots organizing, community engagement, fundraising, training facilitation, educational programming and development (specializing in anti-oppression and LGBTQ+ inclusion).

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Operations Coordinator: Athena Vaughn (she/her/hers)

Athena joined MTPC in November 2019. Also known as Athena West, Athena is a legend in the Ballroom community and has been doing LGBTQ work for over 15 years. During the last 7-8 years, she has been working with transgender communities at Fenway Health, as a Consultant for the Life Skills program. Athena is also the Senior Transgender Health Navigator for Fenway Health/AIDS Action Committee.

To contact Athena, send an email to:

Intern: Lennox Orion (they/them/theirs)

Hello! My name is Lennox Orion and I am a senior studying Sociology at Simmons University. I am excited to be a part of this team as the Spring and Summer intern. I want to serve my community and learn how to build sustainable resources and nonprofit management, my dream job is to be a professor of cultural studies. I love to make art, take pictures, and watch Grey’s Anatomy!

To contact Lennox, send an email to: