Marvin L. Henchbarger, Executive Director
. . .is the GLYS liaison to WNY Gay Straight Alliances.
If your school has a GSA and you are not linked to GLYS, get in touch – we can support your group in a variety of ways.
(716) 855.0221 or email@example.com
She is the pride triangle dancing with Rev. Clara Gillies.
Mary K. Partridge, Program Assistant:
Mary wears many hats at GLYS. She sometimes fills in for a Youth Mentor, but is always happy to talk with individual youth about jobs, college, financial aid, etc. See the Drop-in Center Coordinator to set up a time to meet with Mary.
Lou Moran, Referral Therapist [Buffalo]
Want to talk with a counselor about something that is bothering you? (It does not have to be sexual orientation or gender identity!) Talk with Drop-In Center Coordinator Mike Seitz or E.D. Marvin Henchbarger – they can link you to Lou.
Kay Patterson, Trans Group Co-facilitator
Kay and Youth Mentor Patti Jones facilitate our monthly trans group. Kay is a therapist with Spectrum Human Services.
Sue has a long history of working with and advocating for youth in out-of-home care and co-facilitates the GSAs at BVS and Gateway Longview. She also helps out at the Drop-In Center when needed.
Scott Ruppert, Youth Mentor Sub
Aden is a student at the University at Buffalo and plans to be a psychologist working with youth, with a focus on those who identify as LGBTQ.