Staff

  Martha Harvey: Executive Director / CEO

  Phone: (518) 462-6138 x11
Email
Pronouns: she/her/hers

 

Martha Harvey is the Executive Director and CEO of the Pride Center. Martha’s main focus is staff management, board relations, and fundraising.

Martha co-founded the Hudson Pride Foundation; a support and advocacy non-profit for the LGBTQ community in Columbia County. She served as the organization’s Executive Director from 2010 through 2016. With an undergraduate degree in psychology and philosophy, a graduate degree in business and finance, and over 20 years of corporate for-profit experience in marketing, public relations, finance, community relations, and human resources, Martha brings a unique perspective and approach to the ED role.

Martha serves on the board of directors of the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce as well as the advisory panel for the Columbia County Office for the Aging. Martha and her wife, Holly, moved to the Hudson Valley in 2006 and make their home in Hudson, NY.


   Jonah Moberg: T/GNC Advocate and Office Support

Phone: (518) 462-6138 x10
Email
Pronouns: they/them/theirs

 

Jonah Moberg started at the Pride Center in May and quickly proved a valuable addition to the Pride Center family. As a Transgender/Gender Non-Conforming Advocate, Jonah facilitates the Tuesday evening Trans Pride Group. Jonah also provides a wide variety of assistance and support for Center programs and projects.


   Jen Maley-Wheeler: Programs & Special Projects            Coordinator

Phone: (518) 462-6138 x16
Email
Pronouns: she/her/hers

 

Jen Maley-Wheeler is the Programs and Special Projects Coordinator of the Pride Center. Jen’s main focus is to ensure the continued success of the Center’s Programs and to collaborate on Special Projects.

Originally from Cincinnati, OH, Jen moved to Albany in July of 2006 with her wife after graduating with an undergraduate degree from Eastern Kentucky University. It was in college that Jen began her advocacy work with the LGBTQ Community, serving in various roles of EKU’s Pride Alliance as well as organizations in the community.

Jen obtained her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University at Albany, and has worked at various non-profits throughout the Albany area. She is excited to continue her career at the Pride Center where she can give back to the community that has given so much to her.


   Barbara McMillen: Youth Engagement Assistant

Phone: (518) 462-6138 x20
Email
Pronouns: she/her/hers

 

Barbara McMillen works for the Pride Center as the Youth Engagement Assistant to assist with the Street Outreach Program. Born in Middletown, Delaware, she moved to Albany when she was just over four years old.  She attended Guilderland High School before graduating and enrolling at SUNY Albany.  There, she studies history with a minor in political science.

During her tenure at GHS, Barbara was voted in as the secretary of the GHS Alliance, a club for queer advocacy and power.  She also participated in the Guilderland Players as a member of the stage crew and she also joined Students and Teachers Against Racism (STAR) Club.

In her free time, Barbara enjoys long drives with her close friends, playing strategy video games, and watching youtube videos.


 

   Jennifer Masercola: “Youth in Power” Summer          Leadership Camp Coordinator

Phone: (518) 462-6138 x17
Email
Pronouns: she/her/hers

 

Jenny spent a good portion of 2017 as the Center’s BSW intern. Soon after graduating from the College of Saint Rose, Jenny began planning the 2017 “Youth in Power” summer camp.

YOUTH IN POWER provides a welcoming, supportive, safe, & fun summer camp experience for young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, questioning, ace (LGBTQA) or as allies. The weekend is jam-packed with a variety of workshops, social activities, & projects that focus on empowerment through social justice. There are also “traditional” camp activities including arts & crafts, boating, & lawn games in conjunction with youth-driven programming.