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.

You can reach Tre’Andre at

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.

You can contact Athena at: