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Darian Butcher Elected President of Board of Directors of GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)

Publisher: Day Pitney Press Release
February 1, 2021

Day Pitney Senior Associate Darian Butcher was elected President of the Board of Directors of GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD). The new board of directors was announced at GLAD's December 2020 meeting. Butcher previously served as Vice President from 2018 to 2020, Clerk of the Board from 2016 to 2018, and has been a member of the GLAD board since 2014.

"We are at a pivotal time in our country's journey toward equity, justice and full LGBTQ equality, and I can't think of an organization better positioned than GLAD to meet the moment," said Butcher. "I'm honored and humbled to be stepping into the role of President as we both confront the immediate challenges presented by the pandemic and the legacy of the Trump administration and seize the opportunities before us to further equal justice for all."

GLAD works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status and sexual orientation through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy and education. You can see the full list of board members here.

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