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White House list of invited guests at the LGBT event in the East Room

White House LGBT Event

June 29, 2009

Administration Officials

  • John Berry, Director, Office of Personnel Management
  • Fred Hochberg, Chair, Export-Import Bank
  • John Easton, Director, Institute of Education Sciences at the Department of Education

City and State Officials

  • Jason Bartlett, Connecticut House of Representatives
  • Kate Brown, Oregon Secretary of State
  • David Dibble, Minnesota State Senator
  • Evan Low, Vice-Mayor, Campbell, CA City Council
  • Al McAffrey, Oklahoma House of Representatives
  • Andrew Mcdonald, Connecticut House of Representatives
  • Robert Meza, Arizona House of Representatives
  • Christine Quinn, New York City Council
  • Debra Shore, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
  • Denise Simmons, Mayor of Cambridge, MA
  • Kyrsten Sinema, Arizona House of Representatives
  • Patricia Todd, Alabama House of Representatives
  • Lupe Valdez, Dallas County Sheriff

Other Invited Guests (Invite Only)

  • Michael Adams, Service and Advocacy for LGBT Elders (SAGE)
  • Mark Agrast, Washington, DC
  • Madeline Alk, New York, NY
  • Ron Ansin, Harvard, MA
  • Judith Appelbaum, Department of Justice
  • Chip Arndt, Miami Beach, FL
  • Cornelius Baker, National Black Gay Men's Advocacy Coalition
  • Tom Barbera, SEIU Lavender Caucus
  • Andrew Barnett, Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL)
  • Jarrett Barrios, Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
  • Vic Basile, Office of Personnel Management
  • Christopher Bates, Washington, DC
  • Michael Bauer, Chicago, IL
  • Terrance Bean, Portland, OR
  • Jeremy Bernard, National Endowement for the Humanities
  • Jennifer Besson, Washington, DC
  • Dana Beyer, Chevy Chase, MD
  • David Binder, San Francisco, CA
  • Elizabeth Birch, Washington, DC
  • Jeremy Bishop, Pride at Work (AFL-CIO)
  • David Bohnett, Beverly Hills, CA
  • Marsha Botzer, Quilcene, WA
  • Raymond Buckley, DNC Vice-Chair
  • Eliza Byard, Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
  • Christopher Caldwell, Los Angeles, CA
  • Leslie Calman, Mautner Project
  • Rea Carey, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
  • Charles Carter, New York, NY
  • Kevin Cathcart, Lambda Legal
  • Curtis Chin, Los Angeles, CA
  • Jennifer Chrisler, Family Equality Council
  • Jamie Citron, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Wes Combs, Washington, DC
  • Roberta Conroy, Santa Monica, CA
  • Cheryl Cook, Department of Agriculture
  • Stampp Corbin, San Diego, CA
  • Michael Council, Columbus, OH
  • Wilson Cruz, West Hollywood, CA
  • Mark Davis, Philadelphia, PA
  • Q Todd Dickinson, Washington, DC
  • Daniel Dozier, Washington, DC
  • Ruby Dunning, Washington, DC
  • Ingrid Duran, Falls Church, VA
  • Christopher Dyer, Washington, DC Office of LGBT Affairs
  • Steven Elmendorf, Washington, DC
  • Fred Eychaner, Chicago, IL
  • Eric Fanning, Department of Justice
  • Bishop Yvette Flunder, City of Refuge United Church of Christ
  • Earl Fowlkes, International Federation of Black Prides
  • Rebecca Fox, National Coalition for LGBT Health
  • R. Brandon Fradd, New York, NY
  • Daniel Galindo, San Antonio, TX
  • Adolfo Garay, New York, N
  • Jesus Garcia, TX LULAC 4871
  • Joan Garry, Montclair, NJ
  • Rufus Gifford, Washington, DC
  • Emily Giske, New York, NY
  • Mitchell Gold, Hickory, NC
  • John Gonzalez, Washington, DC
  • Vernita Gray, Chicago, IL
  • Chad Griffin, Los Angeles, CA
  • Patrick Guerriero, Gill Action
  • Hon. Michael Guest, Former Ambassador
  • Rebecca Haag, AIDS Action
  • Steve Hildebrand, Sioux Falls, SD
  • Gavin Hilgemeier, Federal GLOBE
  • Leonard Hirsch, Federal GLOBE
  • Lorilyn Holmes, Federal GLOBE
  • Clifford Honicker, Knoxville, TN
  • Conrad Honicker, Knoxville, TN
  • Gerald Hoose, Stonewall Participant
  • Ernest Hopkins, Communities Advocating Emergency AIDS Relief
  • Hon. James Hormel, Former Ambassador
  • Paul Horning, Atlanta, GA
  • Brad Hoylman, Village Independent Democrats
  • Jody Huckaby, Parents, Families, & Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
  • Kevin Jennings, Department of Education
  • Jennifer Jones, Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Frank Kamney, Washington, DC
  • Elaine Kaplan, Office of Personnel Management
  • Paul Kawata, National Minority AIDS Council
  • Mara Keisling, National Center for Transgender Equity
  • Kate Kendell, National Center for Lesbian Rights
  • Jacqueline Kittrell, Knoxville, TN
  • Harry Knox, Human Rights Campaign
  • Steven Latasa-Nicks, New York, NY
  • Andre Leon Talley, White Plains, NY
  • Richard Llewellyn, Los Angeles, CA
  • Robert Llewellyn, Los Angeles, CA
  • Rosemary Llewellyn, Los Angeles, CA
  • Thomas Lopach, Export-Import Bank
  • Lin Lougheed, Miami Beach, FL
  • Claire Lucas, Corona del Mar, CA
  • Glenn Magpantay, Federation of LGBTQ AAPI Organizations
  • Mary Beth Maxwell, Department of Labor
  • Lisbeth MelendezRivera, Unid@s
  • Shannon Minter, National Center for Lesbian Rights
  • Chance Mitchell, National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
  • Mary Morten, Chicago, IL
  • Babak Movahedi, Miami Beach, FL
  • David Munar, National Association of People with AIDS
  • Kevin Naff, Washington Blade
  • Justin Nelson, National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
  • J. Alexander Nicholson, Servicemembers United
  • David Noble, NASA
  • Matt Nosanchuk, Silver Spring, MD
  • Robyn Ochs, BiNet USA and Bisexual Resource Center
  • Derek Orr, DC Office of Disability Rights
  • C. Dixon Osborn, Washington, DC
  • Kathleen Padilla, Philadelphia, PA
  • Pari Parker, Washington, DC
  • Skip Paul, Beverly Hills, CA
  • Terry Penrod, Columbus, OH
  • Troy Perry, Founder Metropolitan Community Churches
  • Thomas Petrillo, Washington, DC
  • Frank Pond, Los Angeles, CA
  • Robert Raben, Raben Group
  • Gautam Raghavan, Department of Defense
  • Steven Ralls, Washington, DC
  • Ellen Ratner, Washington, DC
  • Miriam Redleaf, Chicago, IL
  • Catherine Renna, Chicago, IL
  • Dr. Sylvia Rhue, National Black Justice Coalition
  • Jeffrey Richardson, Washington, DC
  • Laura Ricketts, Chicago, IL
  • Anthony Riley, Prince Georges County, MD
  • Carmen Robello, New York, NY
  • Bishop Gene Robinson, Diocese of New Hampshire
  • Hilary Rosen, Washington, DC
  • David Rosenauer, New York, NY
  • Renee Rosenfield, New York, NY
  • Jane Saks, Chicago, IL
  • Aubrey Sarvis, Servicemembers Legal Defense Network
  • Thomas Schmidt, Stonewall Participant
  • Marsha Scott, Washington, DC
  • Evan Shapiro, New York, NY
  • Jonathan Sheffer, New York, NY
  • Judy Shepard, Matthew Shepard Foundation
  • Babs Siperstein, Edison, NJ
  • Melissa Sklarz, National Stonewall Democrats
  • Mary Snider, Silver Spring, MD
  • Courtney Snowden, The Raben Group
  • Joe Solmonese, Human Rights Campaign
  • Rick Stafford, DNC LGBT Caucus Chair
  • Eric Stern, UC Berkeley School of Law
  • Jon Stryker, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Sally Susman, New York, NY
  • John Tedstrom, Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GBC)
  • Kevin Thompson, Seattle, WA
  • Andrew Tobias, DNC Treasurer
  • Jeffrey Trammell, Washington, DC
  • Ted Trimpa, Denver, CO
  • Gregory Varnum, National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC)
  • Alex Wagner, Department of Defense
  • Paquita Wiggins, Beltsville, MD
  • Phil Wilson, Black AIDS Institute
  • Peter Wilson, New York, NY
  • Robert Witeck, Arlington, VA
  • Chuck Wolfe, Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund
  • Tobias Wolff, Philadelphia, PA


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