Immigration Equality’s talented and dedicated board includes partners in binational relationships, civil rights activists, and attorneys who understand first-hand the problems in our immigration system for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender immigrants and their families.
David Bardeen, Esq.Board Secretary
David is corporate counsel with Ziff Legal Group, based in New York, and a freelance writer. He received a J.D. from New York University, where he was managing editor of … Read more
Dr. Ron Buckmire
Ron has been a “militant homosexual activist” since 1991, when he created the Queer Resources Directory, the first comprehensive directory of LGBT and HIV/AIDS information on the Internet. He was born … Read more
Randy Feuerstein, Esq.
Randy is the chief legal officer for CIT Group’s Transportation Finance segment. Before joining CIT in 1998, Randy served as counsel for IBM Credit Corporation, where her practice included equipment … Read more
Raymond Fisher, Esq.Action Fund Board Member
Ray is a securities lawyer and a partner with Ashurst LLP in London. Prior to his current position with Ashurst, he was a partner with Linklaters LLP in Frankfurt and … Read more
Andre HaddadAction Fund Board Member
Andre is an Internet entrepreneur, executive and investor. He is currently CEO of RelayRides, the world’s first peer to peer car sharing marketplace. Before RelayRides Andre was CEO of Shopping.com, … Read more
Mary Beth Henson
Mary Beth is currently the Chief Financial Officer of the National Audubon Society. Prior to National Audubon, Mary Beth was Vice President, Finance of City Harvest, an organization dedicated to … Read more
Prerna is a 3L at the George Washington University Law School. She was born in the Fiji Islands, came to the U.S. with her parents when she was 14, and grew … Read more
Joseph Landau, Esq.Board Chair
Joe is a lawyer and Associate Professor at Fordham Law School, where he focuses on civil procedure, administrative law, and immigration. Prior to Fordham, he was an Associate-in-Law at Columbia … Read more
Navin ManglaniAction Fund Board Member
Navin obtained his BA from Yale in Economics, and then completed his MBA at Columbia Business School in 2002. After business school, he served as Managing Director at IE Industries, … Read more
David MooneyAction Fund Board Member
David manages hedge funds with a specialty in commodities markets. He is currently the Chief Investment Officer at NewFinance and prior to this he was Managing Director at Merrill Lynch, … Read more
Ranesh Ramanathan, Esq.
Ranesh is Associate General Counsel to Bain Capital, a Boston based multi-asset alternative manager, where he acts as lead counsel to the firm’s trading businesses and Asia private equity business. Prior … Read more
Andrew SullivanAction Fund Board Member
Andrew Sullivan is a writer, blogger, political commentator and columnist whose site The Daily Dish, at the Atlantic Magazine, is one of the most widely read blogs on the web. … Read more
Mariya is an attorney in New York City. Most recently, she served as General Counsel in the Office of the New York City Criminal Justice Coordinator. Prior to that, Mariya … Read more
Susan J. Zachman, Esq.
Sue is a corporate attorney and entrepreneur, currently working on her next entrepreneurial venture. Sue was formerly a corporate partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP’s New York office where she … Read more