The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) announced today that Kelsey Grunstra (she/her) will be joining the MTPC team as the new Communications and Fundraising Manager.
Kelsey is a white trans lesbian who is originally from upstate New York and now hails from Providence, RI where she lives with her wife Jess and their two cats. Before moving to Providence in 2019, Kelsey lived in Somerville, MA and from 2018-2019 she worked as MTPC’s Operations Coordinator. More recently she has worked as a freelance LGBTQ Digital Communications + Strategy Consultant and in RISD’s advancement office as a Campaign Project Coordinator. She has extensive experience in development communications, event planning, visual identity and branding, and web management, analytics, and accessibility.
Founded in 2001, MTPC hired its first full-time employee (Executive Director and co-founder of MTPC, Gunner Scott) in 2008. Kelsey will be joining MTPC as its second full-time employee. The Steering Committee and MTPC’s Executive Director, Tre’Andre Valentine are excited to expand the organization, continuing to build and engage the community along the way. “Kelsey brings such a wealth of knowledge and expertise, as well as great enthusiasm for MTPC’s mission and our communities. I’m thrilled to be on this journey together as we work to build trans power” said, Tre’Andre.
The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition works to ensure the wellbeing, safety, and lived equity of all trans, nonbinary and gender expansive community members in MA. We educate the public, advocate at state, local and systemic levels; and through collective action, we mobilize community, engage in capacity building, and advance community wellness and prosperity.
Posted on October 4, 2021