Paul Sanders

Paul Sanders

the Care Center Manager for Animal Care Centers of NYC, the open admissions public shelter for the City of New York.

He also serves as a Coordinator for Philly Pride Presents in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania since 2017. He previously served in career-oriented positions with the Pride Center of Staten Island, SAGE (Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Elders) and the LGBT Network. Paul has filled various volunteer capacities on the Board of Directors of Long Island Pride, Way Out Media and Pride Alliance of Long Island. As well as volunteering for many of the local pride events in the Northeastern USA.

Additionally, he served on the Board of InterPride, as Regional Director from 2005 to 2007 and 2009 to 2016 and Co-Chair of InterPride’s Governance Committee. He also chaired IP’s Northeast Regional Pride Conference in 2005, 2010 and 2016.

Paul has been featured on the LGBTQ Sports Website, ‘OutSports’ on topics to do with sports and was on the editorial staff of Long Island Pride Press in the 2000’s. Paul, who grew up in Shirley, Long Island, now lives in Staten Island, New York City with Shawn, his husband of almost 21 years and their 7 four-legged “children.”

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