2022 Bisexual Organizing Project Board of Directors
Sarah Ann Post, Chair (she/her) email@example.com Devin Malone, Co-Chair (he/him) firstname.lastname@example.org Devin Malone is joining the board of BOP with over ten years as a public school teacher serving Minnesota youth. Devin studied Theater and International Studies at the University of St. Thomas before going on to get his teaching licenses in Special Education and Theater/Dance. He studied abroad in China, Irish danced on Good Morning America on St. Patrick’s day, and once bumped into Gregory Hines at a dance competition and Gregory said, “keep tapping kid”. In addition, he is a talented choreographer, actor, singer, dancer, professional zombie, and axe throwing coach. His aspirations include developing awareness of LGBTQ issues in the K-12 community, championing social justice, and increasing the visibility of bisexual people and providing them support. He has a passion for educating others about queer issues and how to create inclusive spaces. This year he is eager to work on Bi-Lesque, the Bi-Ball, Bi-Scouts, and increasing BOP’s presence at various PRIDE events. He lives in Brooklyn Center with his wife, two young boys, and two dogs.
Kate Kunkel Bailey, Secretary (she/her or they/them) Kate Kunkel Bailey is a professional, performer, partner, and parent who loves queering all of those roles with the sheer sparkle power of her Bi+ identity. A long time serial board member for various other orgs, Kate hopes to use her questionable organizational skills to assist BOP in advancing the queer agenda. Kate once took a midnight train going anywhere.
Jackie Bliss, Director (she/her/they/them) Emily Boyajian, Director (she/her) Emily Boyajian has also organized board game nights, movie nights, and hiking groups for BOP. She grew up in Massachusetts, moved to Minneapolis in 2018, and loves it here! Emily also plays piano, writes classical music, and studied music theory before moving to Minneapolis. Emily is also passionate about mathematics and loves biking on the Midtown Greenway in the summer. Emily is also an undercover agent for the CIA and a double agent for the KGB, but you should keep this a secret as it is classified information.
Kimberly Malone J.D., Director (she/her) Kimberly Malone is a mother of two boys, a lawyer, and a passionate human rights activist. Kimberly began serving on BOP's board in 2019. She is excited to deliver trainings including Bi-Essentials and to work on events like Bi-Lesque, the Bi-Ball, and a float for PRIDE parades! Kimberly received a Bachelor of Arts in Theater from St. Catherine University (St. Kate's) before getting her Juris Doctor from Hamline University School of Law. In addition to her work with BOP, Kimberly also serves on the board of Moisser working to ensure every LGBTQ person globally has a safe, dignified and living wage employment. Mossier has two main programs: A Minnesota-based consultancy that works with major corporations on recruiting and retaining LGBTQ talent; profits from this program are invested into Mossier’s second program which focuses on providing grants to LGBTQ-owned businesses in the 70 countries where homosexuality is illegal.
Kristin Massmann, Director (she/her)
Lo A. McDonald, Director
Ray Muno, Director (he/him)
Leah Yoemans, Director (she/her) Leah Yoemans is passionate about education, advocacy and creating community for bisexuals. Leah has been an activist and organizer in queer, and bi+ communities for several years. Leah became involved with BOP first through community discussion groups and then started volunteering at various events such as PRIDE events around the state, assisted with the Bi+ Story Project, and volunteered with BECAUSE conferences. Leah enjoys playing Australian rules football, hiking, and spending time with her family. Leah lives in Minneapolis with her spouse, two daughters, and cats.
É. Sirius, BECAUSE co-chair (ze/hir/hirs, he/him/his)