Mario Rodas, Chairperson
Mario is an administrator for the MGH Physical and Occupational Therapy Services. He has served on the MGH LGBT ERG Board as Treasurer properly managing our budget. He enjoys playing an active role in promoting diversity and encouraging collaboration with Latino and immigrant communities.
Outside of MGH, Mario has served various roles on the Executive Board of Directors at the Student Immigrant Movement of Massachusetts, a statewide organization that works on education access for undocumented students in Massachusetts. Mario has spoken at several immigration panels and workshops and published on different media outlets. Mario has also given much of his time to the mission of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the largest LGBT civil rights organization in the United States. In 2012, he was appointed to HRC's National Board of Governors.
Reiner See, Co-Chair
Reiner is a Neurologist at MGH and devotes his clinical time in the MGH Intraoperative Neurophysiology Monitoring Unit. Reiner joined the LGBT Resource Group when he joined MGH as an IOM fellow and now serves as Co-Chair. He looks forward to promoting a welcoming and inclusive working atmosphere here at MGH for its staff and trainees.
Reiner is an active member of PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), an organization devoted to promoting the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons and their families through support, education, and advocacy. He has spoken on behalf of PFLAG at several university orientation programs.
Dr. See is board certified in both Neurology and in Neuromuscular Medicine. When not in the hospital, Reiner enjoys the outdoors, scuba diving and travelling with his partner, Dan.
Suzanne Morrison, Secretary
Suzanne is the Secretary for the MGH LGBT Resource Group. Suzanne joined the group so that she could appropriately refer the many LGBT friends, colleagues, and associates who contacted her for advice about LGBT-friendly medical providers and care.
At the MGH, Suzanne works as the Program Director of the Harvard Orthopedic Trauma Service. She earned her undergraduate degree at Princeton University, and her Masters of Public Health at Boston University.
Tina Rosado, Events Coordinator
Tina is a senior Medical Assistant at MGH and serves as the Events coordinator for the MGH LGBT Resource Group.
In addition she has been an active volunteer and committee member for Boston Pride. Boston Pride produces events and activities to achieve inclusivity, equality, respect, and awareness in Greater Boston and beyond. Fostering diversity, unity, visibility, and dignity; we educate, communicate, and advocate by building and strengthening community connection.
Tina also serves as a delegate for interpride.org. InterPride is the international organization that ties Pride together globally. Members of our organization are dedicated volunteers who organize and work to put on Pride events all over the world.
Alison Ayres, Public Relations Coordinator
Alison works as a Data Manager in the Stroke Research Center in the Neurology Department. She serves on the LGBT Employee Resource Group Board as the group's Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator.
Outside the hospital, she enjoys running, hiking, and reading. She lives in Boston with her fiancee and two cats.
Chad Gobert, Education Coordinator
Chad is the Training Development and Communications Specialist for Health Information Services at MGH. As an educator, Chad’s focus is to take various kinds of face-to-face and e-learning content and bring it to audiences in an accessible, interactive, and informative format. Chad also serves the ERG in a learning leadership capacity.
Additional volunteering efforts include advocating for the inclusion of people with disabilities in community life, HIV testing and outreach, and serving as a Big Brother in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. Outside of work, Chad enjoys singing and distance running.
Catie Havemann, Special Projects Coordinator
Catie is a Clinical Research Coordinator in the Neurological Clinical Research Institute in the Department of Neurology at MGH. She works primarily with patients who have Parkinson's disease. In the MGH LGBT Employee Resource Group, she serves as the Special Projects Coordinator.
Catie has also worked with The Network for LGBT Health Equity, Fenway Health, and the Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center. She is a recent alum of Mount Holyoke College in Western Mass, where she did sexual health education for a bustling LGBTQ+ population. She is in the process of applying to medical school, where she plans to continue her work in addressing health disparities and cultural competency in health care for LGBTQ+ people.
Outside of work, Catie enjoys rock-climbing, swimming, and exploring Massachusetts as a fairly recent transplant from the West Coast.