Lora Tucker - CenterLink CEO. Lora is responsible for providing leadership in achieving the agency’s mission to assist community centers in building a movement that honors and promotes full human rights and dignity for LGBT people. She spends much of her time working with centers on board governance, fundraising, capacity building, leadership development and strategic planning. Lora is an ACC Certified Leadership Coach. She brings a rich background in organizational and team leadership with over 30 years of experience including a long distinguished career in the military where she retired as a Colonel from the United States Army.
Terry Stone - Center Action Network Director. Prior to heading up this important advocacy project, he served as CEO of CenterLink. Terry brings over 20 years of nonprofit experience with the LGBT, HIV/AIDS and aging communities. He previously served as the Executive Director of the National Adult Day Services Association, The Center of Orange County and the Northwest AIDS Foundation. Throughout his career, Terry has served on a number of boards and commissions at the national, state and local levels including AIDS Action Council, the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations, National Coalition for LGBT Health, Men Alive, YMCA, and the Ryan White Planning Council (Orange County, Seattle and Dallas).
Tanya Tassi - Center Action Network Policy Manager. Prior to joining Center Action Network, she worked for the Los Angeles LGBT Center at Triangle Square - the nation's first and largest LGBT low income senior housing facility. She began volunteering with Wisconsin AIDS Resource Center at the age of 17, and continued to give back to her community; first at Nashville, TN AIDS Project and then at PFlag of Temecula, CA. Tanya completed her Gerontology certification at the University of Southern California in 2017 and is working toward a Masters Degree in Public Health. She serves as Director of the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Mob Squad, a coalition consisting of older adults who advocate for LGBTQ rights.