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|Board Decision Comes After Two Month Tenure as Interim Executive Director
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Board of Directors of Log Cabin Republicans (LCR) has named Gregory T. Angelo the group’s official Executive Director. The decision to invite Mr. Angelo to a permanent position reflects the Board’s recognition of his outstanding service as Interim Executive Director since the start of the year.”I am honored to receive the confidence of the Board of Directors to lead Log Cabin Republicans. Our organization has experienced tremendous growth in recent months and I am excited to forge ahead as we continue to advance the rights of all Americans,” said Angelo. “We still have many hurdles ahead of us, but history and momentum are on our side. As Executive Director, I look forward to leading Log Cabin Republicans to assist our advocates, support our allies and work for a Republican Party that advocates our core values of individual liberty and freedom for all Americans.”Jerry Katlin, LCR’s Board Chairman issued the following statement on Angelo’s promotion:
The Log Cabin Republicans Board of Directors recognizes that our current momentum in pursuing equality for all LGBT Americans requires that we continue to bolster our chapters at the state and local levels in addition to continuing our work on federal issues. Log Cabin Republicans has a track record of active chapters across the nation achieving success through grassroots efforts. As a chapter leader, including former Chairman of the Log Cabin Republicans of New York State, Gregory has first-hand experience and understands the importance of organizing local members to influence, educate, and encourage decision-makers to stand up for equality. We are fortunate to have Gregory’s leadership, media savvy, and political acumen to continue the vital work of this historic organization at a critical time for our nation and the Republican Party.
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Log Cabin Republicans is the only Republican organization dedicated to representing the interests of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans and their allies. The more than 30-year old organization has state and local chapters nationwide, a full-time office in Washington, DC, a federal political action committee and state political action committees.