Doug Noffsinger, a three-year member of the LGBT-Straight Alliance Fund Board of Advisors and co-chair of the annual competitive Alliance Fund grant-making round, became chairperson of the Fund at its July 7, 2010, Board meeting. He succeeds Randy Soderstrom who was the able chairperson for the group over the previous three-plus years.

Noffsinger is a retired faculty member at UCLA School of Medicine and previously had clinical and administrative duties in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affair’s Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. Doug’s long-time partner, Roger Funk, is an attorney and a community volunteer and former Board member at Wingspan. For some of Noffsinger’s observations on assuming his new role, click here.