Board of Directors

MISSION: PROMO advances equality and protects the human welfare and civil rights of LGBTQ persons in Missouri through education, advocacy, and collaboration.

VISION: PROMO envisions a Missouri where everyone has full equality in the hearts and minds of others, and in all areas of the law, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender

PROMO Board & PROMO Fund Board of Directors

Michael Cole, Chair, Kansas City

Alison Gee, Vice Chair, St. Louis

Michael Black, Treasurer, St. Louis

Aro Royston, Secretary, St. Louis

Gilberto Pinela, Development Chair, St. Louis

Taylor Cunningham, Joplin

Lisa Demet Martin, St. Louis

Steve Goldberg, St. Louis

Carl Hoagland, St. Louis

Abbey Logan, Kansas City

Kyler Sherman-Wilkins, Springfield

Hemla Singaravelu, St. Louis


Carl Hoagland, Chair

Denise Lieberman, Treasurer

Sofia Sanchez Salcedo, Secretary

Tom Houdek

Sean Soendker Nicholson

Kevin Garner

You may contact the board by emailing