Promoting and expanding LGBTQA rights in Centre County, Pennsylvania.
Front & Centre promotes and expands LGBTQA rights in Centre County, Pennsylvania.
RYLIE E. COOPER(She/Her/Hers) chairperson
Rylie is a junior at the Pennsylvania State University. She sought a seat on the State College Borough Council in 2017, where she was endorsed by Mayor Elizabeth Goreham, after involvement on the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign. Rylie is deeply involved in activism, becoming a local staple in the causes she fights for.
MICHAEL D. STRAW(He/Him/His) secretary
Michael is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Political Science and has lived in the Centre Region for six years. He chaired the Penn State College Republicans in his senior year and worked for the largest LGBTQA Republican organization in the U.S.. During his time in student government, Michael helped to author and pass pro-LGBTQA legislation that would impact local, state, and national policies.
ALEXANDRA E. KOHR(She/Her/Hers) chief of staff
Alexandra is a sophomore in the Schreyer Honors College at the Pennsylvania State University, pursuing degrees in History and Public Relations. Currently, she is a founding member of F.O.R.M. Consulting where she works with high school students in the college application process. Additionally, Alexandra spends her free time on the Asexuality Visibility & Education Network (AVEN).
ANTHONY J. ZARZYCKI (He/Him/His) treasurer
Anthony is a Pennsylvania State University alumnus with a history in local activism, electoral politics, and community organizing. After the Pulse Nightclub shooting, he was the first student to speak directly to the State College Borough Council about reforming hate crime laws, independently galvanizing close to one hundred signatures and interest of community members in the immediate days after.
Andrew J. Uhring (He/Him/His): Digital Officer, October 2017 - March 2018.