Get to know the board members and roles we have to help defend LGBTQ rights in Virginia.


Narissa Rahaman (she/her)

Executive Director

Narissa Rahaman is an experienced advocate and campaign manager who currently serves as an Associate Regional Campaign Director for the Human Rights Campaign, managing legislative and electoral efforts across southern states. She brings 10+ years of experience in long-term strategic planning and implementation of organizing efforts, legislative advocacy, strengthening of partnerships, coalition management, and staff development.


Addison Hunter (they/them)

Associate Director of Communications & Digital Engagement

Originally from Tennessee, Addison graduated from the University of Richmond with a dual degree in Rhetoric and Communications as well as Russian Studies. Before joining Equality Virginia, they began their work in nonprofits with the Chattanooga Women’s Foundation–an organization focused on forwarding the status of women and girls in Tennessee. From there, they returned to Richmond, Virginia and began working with Freedom Virginia as their Director of Communications. In their spare time, Addison is a writer and a poet. They enjoy hosting community art nights from their home in Richmond when they’re not training for triathlons.

Kyleigh Hynes (she/her)

Director of Advocacy & Community Engagement

Kyleigh joined the team in 2021 as the Safe Schools Coordinator. Holding a Master of Social Work degree in Administration, Planning, and Policy Practice from Virginia Commonwealth University, as well as bachelor’s degrees in Human Development and Spanish from Virginia Tech. Before her time with Equality Virginia, she performed field work at the Bon Secours Richmond Care-A-Van, providing direct social work services to uninsured individuals and families. Kyleigh is almost a lifelong Virginian, having grown up mostly in the Northern Virginia area, but having briefly lived in Alabama during elementary school. In her free time, she can be found tending to her houseplants and vegetable garden, cooking new recipes, and trying to find the best chai latte in Richmond.


Luis Martinez (he/him)

Community Organizer

Luis joined the Equality Virginia team in 2021 as the Community Organizer. Originally from El Salvador and now based in the Northern Virginia region, Luis is a native Spanish speaker and he specializes in HIV advocacy within the Latinx community. His passion for defending the rights of people living with HIV started in 2009, where he was active in the San Salvador community and was responsible for coordinating awareness campaigns and social media content, as well as facilitating workshops to educate the public on HIV stigma and discrimination. Since moving to Alexandria, he has deeply immersed himself in regional advocacy, and he regularly volunteers with Impacto. When he’s not working, you can find him behind a camera, spending time with animals, or simply enjoying nature.

Grace Kondo (she/they))

MSW Intern

Hi all! My name is Grace and I am excited to join EV as an MSW Intern over the next year. I recently moved to Richmond, Virginia from Florida after attaining my Bachelor’s in Social Work from University of North Florida. I am currently in the second year of my Advanced Standing Macro Social Work program at Boston University. While attaining my Bachelor’s I completed my field placement at JASMYN where I provided mezzo level services to LGBTQIA+ youth of Jacksonville, Florida. Outside of school, I worked as a social work coordinator at Ackerman Cancer Center working to break down barriers to care. In my free time, you can find me planning my next trip, hiking, hanging out with my cat, or having a picnic in the park.

Addison Hunter (they/them)

Associate Director of Communications & Digital Engagement

Kyleigh Hynes (she/her)

Director of Advocacy & Community Engagement

Luis Martinez (he/him)

Community Organizer



Bryan Price (he/him)


Bryan is the Founder and Principal of GTP Wellness Consulting, L.L.C, a firm that takes a holistic approach to physical, mental, and societal wellness through webinars, coaching, mentoring and fitness classes. He also serves as a Research Assistant for Community Outreach for the University of Virginia Cancer Center.


Ali Woodworth (she/her)

Vice Chair

Ali Woodworth joined the Equality Virginia Board of Directors in 2022. Her roots are in rural New York State, but Richmond has been home for over 20 years. An engineer by education and training, she has worked for CarMax since 2004, currently as Director of Environmental, Health & Safety, and is also a founding member of the company’s Diversity and Inclusion Council.


Crystal Suber (she/her)


Owner of Crystal Clear Financial Solutions, a small financial services company devoted to improving financial literacy and increasing wealth in marginalized communities. The company is a certified LGBTQ business enterprise. She has been doing this work for 15 years across VA, MD, NC, and DC.


Diana Maurer (she/her)


Diana Maurer joined Equality Virginia’s Board of Directors in 2019 and is currently Board Secretary and Chair of the Governance Committee. Diana works for a federal agency, leading independent oversight of defense programs to support Congressional decision making.

Chris Berg (he/him)

Board Member

Chris Berg joined Equality Virginia’s board in 2023. He moved from California to Virginia in 2003 after college with his wife. He lives in Hanover and has two gender-diverse children. Since his child came out as transgender, Chris has spent time advocating for LGBTQ+ youth and supportive parents.


Tonia Bowman (She/They/Tonia)

Board Member

Antiona "Tiona" Bowman (She/They/Tiona) serves as a Comprehensive Harm Reduction Program Specialist/Contract Administrator at the Virginia Department of Health]. Before entering this role, Tiona successfully established community relationships between BIPOC, TGNC, Community-Based Organizations (CBO), VDH state and local Health Departments, Planned Parenthood, and the Kaiser Foundation through community engagement. She is a fierce advocate for her community, continuing to work tirelessly to break down systematic barriers at every level.

Charley Burton (he/him)

Board Member

Charley is the owner of Charley Speaks. Charley conducts speaking engagements and training where through his storytelling and inspirational chat involves his audience on what it is like to be a Black Transman living in the south.


Clifford “Chip” Clapp (he/him)

Board Member

Chip is an attorney from Fairfax County who practices in small business litigation and criminal defense. Chip has served in leadership positions on several non-profit boards for LGBTQ+ organizations. He has used his legal background to help obtain grants and modify organizational documents.

Joe Cobb (he/him)

Board Member

Joe currently serves as a council member for the City of Roanoke and previously served as Vice Mayor from 2018 – 2020. He also works as Chaplain at Hermitage Roanoke.

Dustin Keith (he/him)

Board Member

Dustin is fiercely supportive of his community and involved with several service organizations. He is an Area Governor for Rotary District 7570, Past President of the Russell County Rotary Club, and a Paul Harris Fellow.


Rob Logan (he/him)

Board Member

Rob is a native of the Roanoke Valley, where he worked in the non-profit sector for three decades. He presently volunteers with several other organizations including the Roanoke Valley Preservation Foundation, the Friends of Mountain View foundation, and the Roanoke Valley Association of REALTORS®.

Kimberly Morris (she/her)

Board Member

Kimberly Morris has been an active advocate for the Transgender Community since 2014 when, as an Active Duty U.S. Marine Officer, she joined the transgender advocacy group SPARTA. A 501(c)(3) organization that advocates for an inclusive military policy.


John Osterhout (he/him)

Board Member

John Osterhout is a PPK-18 educator who has worked in the classroom or library for 36 years. His passions include youth literacy and social justice. He is a Virginia Education Association, Leader for Equity and Justice, and has led LGBTQ+ awareness workshops across the Commonwealth.