LGBTQ Advisory Committee

In 2017, State College Council established the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Advisory Committee to advise the Borough on LGBTQ matters.


 Download the latest agenda here. 

Current Members

  • Barbara Welshover, Penn State’s Commission on LGBTQ Equity
  • Borja Gutierrez, At-large Member
  • Brian Patchcoski, Penn State's LGBTQA Student Resource Center
  • Greg Brauser, State College Police Department
  • Jessica Diplan, Penn State's Queer and Trans People of Color
  • Karen-Elizabeth Moroski, At-large Member
  • Kirsten Burkhart, AIDS Resource Alliance, Inc.
  • Lane LaBelle, At-large Member
  • Mark Hayes, Centre County LGBTQ Support Network
  • Michele Hamilton, State College Human Relations Commission Chair
  • Monica Himes, Penn State's Police Department
  • Stacy Jarvis, Penn State's LGBTQA Student Roundtable
  • Susan Marshall, The State College Area School District

LGBTQ Liaison

KevinK.Kevin Kassab, Director of Community Engagement, is the Borough's designated liaison to the LGBTQ community. Mr. Kassab works directly with the LGBTQ Advisory Committee and Borough Staff to help create and support the connections between the LGBTQ community and the Borough of State College.


Phone: (814)-278-4715

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