Board of Directors
Lisa Williams, President
ONE SOURCE PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Lisa Williams is President of One Source Public Affairs, a boutique consulting firm that specializes in the management of state, local and national political campaigns and strategic programs for non-profit organizations.
Since 2006, Lisa has served on the San Francisco Pride Board and currently serves as Board President. As President, she has recruited diverse community leaders to implement new ideas and programs that enhance the success of San Francisco Pride.
Lisa holds various leadership positions in numerous community organizations including the African American Democratic Club (Vice President), Black Women Organized for Political Action (State Board), African American Voter Awareness Project (President), and the Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club (Board Member, PAC Committee). Lisa is a native San Franciscan with deep ties to the community and active in the local music scene as a promoter of musicians and DJs in San Francisco and Oakland.
Davace Chin, Vice President
More information coming soon.
David Currie, Treasurer
David is a General Managing Partner at Match Point Global, a serial entrepreneur, an international technologist and a startup catalyst. David serves on several corporate boards, as the Treasurer for The Marin School, and has volunteered for The Courage Campaign and Barrack Obama’s 2008 Presidential Campaign. David resides with his partner of five years, two kids and their scruffy dog, and enjoys global economics, history, genealogy, traveling, mountain climbing, scuba, and movies.
Joshua Smith, Secretary
A former president and vice president of SF Pride, Joshua also co-produces the Community Dance
Arena and Soul of Pride venue at the San Francisco Pride Celebration at Civic Center. He also serves
as board president for SF Lovevolution. As a person of color Josh is proud of his contribution to the
board representing people of color.
Lou Fischer, Secretary
Louise (Lou) is a technology and finance professional with over 25 years of industry experience. She was the co-founder of multiple start-up firms specializing in networking and information management and has held leadership positions at Fortune 500 companies in Engineering, Product Development, Finance and Operations. Lou has served in leadership and community advocacy roles in many non-profit and political organizations and is currently the Finance Co-Chair of the Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club. Lou is active in the entertainment and arts communities and participates as a stage manager, technician, photographer, and promoter for local musicians and music festivals throughout the Bay Area.
Shaun is a San Francisco native Information Technology professional with over 10 years of experience. Shaun has witnessed the city and the world evolve, the landscape and people change. He realizes that our hopes, dreams, and issues have remained the same. Freedom and Equality, Respect and Acknowledgement and Social Philanthropy are our goals. Shaun is committed to inspiring others to participate in the change and in making the effort to advance these goals so they can be realized for all.
Lord Martine, 41, resides in San Francisco. An accomplished writer, editor, producer, fashion/costume
designer and marketing consultant – he finds balance in volunteerism, sobriety and healthy living. A
former columnist from The San Francisco Chronicle, he now focuses on writing his first book: Withholding Court; designing
T-shirts; editing GLOSS Magazine; and directing the sales and marketing for the LGBT market with Pacific Wines and Spirits.
Kirk Linn-DeGrassi came from Fresno, California to San Francisco to live the Harvey Milk experience. To be out to be Proud. It is his hope that during his tenure that he will be able to bring his sense of the Community Activism through Community Outreach and reminding the Community that "This is Your Pride". He has an Associates in Social & Behavioral Sciences. He is married to his husband, and can't wait to see prop. 8 and DOMA in the dustbin of history..
Justin works for Hilton International, is a proud member of Local 2 and a long standing community activist with a background in economics. Justin has served in leadership positions within many community non-profits and activist groups. Justin has held program management positions for HIV/AIDS prevention, queer youth counseling, and political advocacy for LGBT issues. Justin has volunteered for a large variety of causes including working with the Diversity Center, Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara's AIDS walks, Pacific Pride Foundation and the “No on 8” campaign. He worked for UNITE H.E.R.E.’s 2012 Obama campaign in Reno, NV. Justin also holds the distinction of being one of San Francisco’s Good Samaritan award recipients. In his free time Justin enjoys political engagement, macro-economic monetary policy, music venues and swimming.
Javarré Cordero Wilson
Javarré Cordero Wilson is the Director of Programs for BCA/Rafiki Wellness—a nonprofit organization in San Francisco dedicated to reducing health disparities in the Black community, particularly the spread of HIV/AIDS. With over 7 years of experience as a public health professional, he works with the underrepresented and marginalized members of the community and has designed a group-level intervention which focuses on educating and empowering inmates for successful reentry. Mr. Wilson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Black Studies with a concentration on African Contributions to the World and a Master’s Degree in Public Health with a concentration on Promoting Health and Social Justice in the Urban Communities. He is a fellow of two distinguished leadership programs—in NYC and San Francisco—aimed at identifying and addressing inequities among the LGBTQ community and communities of color. In his free time, Javarré enjoys tennis, biking, world traveling, and now focused on writing his first book.