Joe is a LGBTQ activist and professional non-profit and political fundraiser. Joe serves as the Development Director for California YIMBY, California’s state-wide housing policy reform and advocacy organization. Previously, he worked at Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBTQ+ civil rights organization, and the LGBTQ Victory Fund, a national organization dedicated to electing queer folks to office. Joe is involved in his local community and serves as the secretary for the Eureka Valley Neighborhood Association, as Membership Co-Chair for the Alice B. Toklas LGBTQ Demcoratic Club, and serves on the Retail Strategy Committee for the Castro Community Benefit District. Joe participated in AIDS/LifeCycle as a cyclist in 2022 and 2023 and he is the founder and former president of his alma mater’s LGBTQ Alumni Club at the University of Oklahoma, where he earned a BA in Letters with a concentration in Constitutional Studies. Joe is passionate about climate change, housing, public transportation, good government, and revitalizing the LGBTQ+ legacy of his chosen home, the Castro.
Development Director for California YIMBY