Lambda Legal Elects New York Resident to Board of Directors
(New York, October 20, 2011) - Lambda Legal announced the election of three new leaders to serve on its Board of Directors, including Robert Kuhn of New York. Joining the Board as well are Anne Krook of Seattle and Gail Morse of Chicago. Lambda Legal also announced the election of Robbin Burr, a board member since 2009, as co-chair of the Board.
"Robert's demonstrated commitment to sustainability in business operations and to nonprofit governance will serve Lambda Legal well as we continue our work in these economically troubled times," Lambda Legal Executive Director Kevin Cathcart said.
Robert W. Kuhn, J.D., is President of Kuhn Associates Management Advisors LLC, a New York-based sustainability consulting firm. Previously, Robert spent over a decade as CEO of a closely-held manufacturing company in the electronics/electrical industries. Robert's professional experience also includes seven years as a corporate attorney with New York-based Breed, Abbott and Morgan, representing financial institutions in complex financing transactions. Along with holding a number of volunteer leadership positions, Kuhn is also a frequent speaker on the subject of sustainability and has been published in a number of magazines and journals.
"We look forward to the energy and commitment Anne, Robert and Gail will bring to the Board and to Lambda Legal as we continue to make the case for LGBT equality across the country, as well as to the continued commitment and leadership of Robbin," Cathcart added. "We greatly appreciate that they are willing to volunteer in this effort."
"Lambda Legal makes a significant impact every day for LGBT equality. As a longtime supporter and admirer of Lambda Legal, I am honored to join this amazing organization, its exceptional attorneys and staff, and my fellow board members from around the country. Lambda Legal has a laser-focused approach to impact litigation that makes a real difference in peoples' lives. With Lambda Legal, it's always about moving forward and advancing equality, and I'm very excited to be part of that vision." said Robert Kuhn.
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Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.