The leaders at MVA are committed to fostering connectedness in our community, growing the next generation of leadership, and delivering education, programming, services, and opportunities to our membership.
co-founder, Executive Director
Lindsay Church (they/them) is MVA’s Executive Director and Co-Founder and has nearly a decade of experience rooted in veteran’s advocacy and grassroots organizing. They have facilitated agency-wide cultural competency trainings and assessments to ensure organizations and governmental entities are able to serve their minority and veteran constituencies effectively and efficiently.
Their previous appointments include LGBTQ Commissioner for the City of Seattle, Co-Chair of Congresswoman Suzan Delbene’s (WA-1) Veterans Advisory Council, and they have participated in Armed Forces Academy selection for Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal’s (WA-7).
Lindsay is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, where they served as a Cryptologic Technician Interpretative.
HERE FOR YOU
Lead with Minority Vets
MVA leaders are motivated, driven, and innovative leaders who aren’t afraid to build from the ground up. They are creating the community of our future through their work today. We are seeking new leaders who are interested in joining an inclusive team of brilliant leaders and organizers hungry to create belonging and change for our communities. Do you have what it takes?
Executive Director & Co-Founder
Operations & Policy Director
Crystal EllingtonCommunications Director
Seattle Program Director
Richmond Chapter Leader
Jakeshyia “Keshawn” Ballard
Atlanta Chapter Leader
Social Media Coordinator
Prince George, VA
Seattle Social Media Coordinator
Operations Program Manager
San Francisco, CA
Joyce Allegra del Rosario
Resource Database Coordinator
Training and Development Manager
Mental Health Coordinator
Las Vegas, NV
Seattle Program Outreach Coordinator
Grant Writing Coordinator
Board of Directors
Interim Board Chair
Board Treasurer & Co-Founder
Colorado Springs, CO
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