Office Staff

Justin Lee

Executive Director

Justin founded The Gay Christian Network in 2001 as a place for Christ-centered support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and those who care about them. He serves as GCN’s executive director, overseeing the organization’s operations and working to ensure a continued focus on Christ in all things.

Matthew Reynolds

Director of Branding and Technology

Matthew designs many of our print and online materials and ensures that all of our publications are consistent with our brand. He also oversees the web and technology side of GCN, developing our websites and brainstorming new, innovative ways to share Christ’s light and love for all.

Jamie Least

Director of Communications

Jamie manages communications in our office, from phone calls to emails to newsletters. When you contact us with a question, Jamie is responsible for getting you connected with the right person who can answer it.

Andrea Dreier

Director of Operations

Andrea oversees the operations of the organization, including volunteer and project management. If you want to get involved with GCN or have a question about an ongoing project, Andrea is the one to talk to. Thanks to her, people all over the world can come together effectively to support the same mission.

Program Staff

Trey Weaver

Conference Director

Trey volunteers countless hours to run our conference every year. Whether he’s scoping out a new location, recruiting volunteers, or negotiating contracts, Trey works hard to ensure that GCN’s annual conference is a success.

James Farlow

Sanctuary Co-Director

James graduated with a Master’s of Divinity from Fuller Seminary, where he spent much of his time studying scriptural interpretation. His time spent teaching physics to high schoolers has given him the patience necessary for the work of Sanctuary, GCN’s program to help create safe spaces in local congregations.

Rebecca Farlow

Sanctuary Co-Director

Rebecca serves as Sanctuary’s worship director and works as a consultant. She has a Master’s degree in anthropology from the University of Tennessee and can help you ID a skeleton or figure out ways to diversify your congregation.

Volunteer Associates

Looking for an internship or volunteer experience and live in the Raleigh, NC area? Do you love what GCN is doing? Our Volunteer Associate Program may be for you! Please contact our office for more information.

Christina Davignon

Outreach Associate

Have you been blessed by GCN’s Prayer Team? Chances are one of the many individuals lifting you up in prayer is Christina. She also helps with various other aspects of the GCN ministry to help bolster her M.Div studies.

Governing Board

The Governing Board oversees financial and organizational aspects of the ministry. Board members serve two-year terms and hold elections each year.


Susan Shopland
Chair

Peggy Vining
Vice-Chair

Bill Spitz
Board Member

Tommy Van Cleave
Board Member

Casey Pick
Board Member

Otto Elkins
Board Member

Volunteer Team Leaders

GCN's team leaders volunteer to oversee various aspects of the GCN ministry. To contact one of the leaders below, please log into your GCN account. Don't have an account? Register one for free.


jeffah32
Addiction Recovery Support Leader

SoDak Brad
Addiction Recovery Support Leader

Ronrt86
Baptist Leader

shaneb
Campus Initiative Leader

wac14
Charismatic / Pentecostal Leader

Doug S from Youngstown
Church Shepherds Leader

DarkFaerieKittie
Disciples of Christ Leader

Mick
Eastern Orthodox Leader

SirSteve
Growing to Maturity in Christ Leader

RVigue
HIV/AIDS Support Leader

chobson
HIV/AIDS Support Leader

inlayterms
Lutheran Leader

xyp007
MCC Leader

alonz929
Military Service Members Leader

sojourner
Mixed-Orientation Marriages Leader

Steven Janssen Steven 50
Nondenominational Christians Leader

wac14
People of Color Leader

Gur Tus
Prayer Team Leader

nick91604
Side A Support Leader

p_dave
Side B Support Leader

eyezik20
Transgender Fellowship Leader

cedavignon
Transgender Fellowship Leader

terrypjr
United Church of Christ Leader

georgiajoey
United Methodist Leader

shaneb
Waiting Until Marriage Leader

Local Group Volunteers

GCN's local group coordinators volunteer to help coordinate events and communication in areas where there is high concentration of GCN members. (If we don't have a group in your area yet, let us know!)


Jaro
Africa Coordinator

814Nate
California (Northern) Coordinator

AvengerBoy
California (Northern) Coordinator

DeepBlueC
California (Southern) Coordinator

shaneb
Canada (Eastern) Coordinator

Patiently Waiting
Canada (Western) Coordinator

PJacob
Latin America Coordinator

Papillonz
New Zealand Coordinator

BBBoT
US Capital Cluster Coordinator

PastorDavid
US Desert Breeze Coordinator

HappyDane
US Mid-Atlantic Coordinator

GaryPa
US Mid-Atlantic Coordinator

jon61089
US Mid-Atlantic Coordinator

craigMN
US North Woods Coordinator

nwdan
US Pacific Northwest Coordinator

memphischristian
US Southern Ease Coordinator

jeffah32
US Southern Hills and Plains Coordinator

Volunteer Message Board Moderators

GCN's message board moderators volunteer to keep the online community safe and friendly for all people. If you have a concern about things posted on our public message board, these are the people to contact.


Lindsey
Message Board Moderator

runner
Message Board Moderator

Pablo Rafael
Message Board Moderator

BerkeleyJon
Message Board Moderator

p_dave
Message Board Moderator

aworkinprogress
Message Board Moderator

Sarah1127
Message Board Moderator

Dimitry
Message Board Moderator

DrWigall
Message Board Moderator

chobson
Message Board Moderator

cedavignon
Message Board Moderator