New nonprofit uses LGBT travel to assist communities globally
Chair – Charlie Rounds, Mossier Foundation and Forward Motion Group; Vice Chair – Jody Cole, Wild Rainbow African Safaris; Treasurer – Brianna Murphy, Trillium Asset Management; Secretary – Jeff Guaracino, Atlantic City Alliance; and Directors – Gregg Kaminsky, R Family Vacations; Charles Lapointe, Tourisme Montreal; Todd Ney, Brendan Vacations; Rebecca Rittgers, Arcus Foundation; Steve Roth, OutThink Partners; John Tanzella, IGLTA; and Shannon Wentworth, Sweet.
“Over the past 30 years the travel industry has played a pivotal role in advancing LGBT rights worldwide,” Rounds said. “We look forward to working with all facets of our industry to help them establish best practices and improve LGBT rights, while at the same time increasing their business in the LGBT marketplace.”
“We would especially like to thank the Kevin J. Mossier Foundation, for their generous support in helping us launch the IGLTA Foundation,” he said. “Kevin was not only a visionary in our industry, but clearly understood the role of philanthropy and activism.”
For more information or to make a donation, visit www.iglta.org/foundation/, and watch our Facebook page for updates: www.facebook.com/IGLTAFoundation. Email us at Foundation@iglta.org. Board photo available upon request.
Source = IGLTA & GALTA