Staff

This page lists staff information for the ONE Archives Foundation. Find staff information related to ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries, including archivists and ONE’s Director, here.

For general inquires related to the independent 501(c)(3) ONE, please email askone@onearchives.org. For inquires related to the collections at ONE and conducting research, please email askone@usc.edu.

 

Jennifer Gregg
Executive Director
jgregg@onearchives.org
Phone: (213) 821-2771 ext.12765

jgregg-photoJennifer C. Gregg is the Executive Director of the ONE Archives Foundation, the longest continuously operating LGBTQ organization in the country.

Prior to joining ONE Archives Foundation in April 2016, Jennifer was the Executive Director of the Thurber Housein Columbus, Ohio, a non-profit literary arts center and museum listed on the National Register of Historic places, which was the childhood home of humorist, author, and New Yorker cartoonist, James Thurber.

A native of Alexandria, Virginia, Jennifer spent the earlier part of her career in Washington, DC, where she served in development roles at Whitman-Walker Clinic and the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund and Leadership Institute before joining the Liberty Hill Foundation in Los Angeles, California, where she served as Deputy Director of Development. Prior to becoming Executive Director of the Thurber House, Jennifer was the Senior Director of Development at Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio assisting with a statewide merger of several affiliate organizations.

Jennifer is also the author of Flying Free, a picture book for children age 2-6. Flying Free is recommended by The National Association for the Education of Young Children for science curricula and by The Human Rights Campaign through its Welcoming Schools Guide.

Jennifer and her long-time partner, Cj Mitchell, reside in the West Adams neighborhood of Los Angeles. Jennifer is the proud parent of her daughter, Bronwen, who is pursuing her career in Richmond, VA.

 

Erik Adamian
Community Engagement and Program Coordinator
eadamian@onearchives.org
Phone: (213) 821-2771 ext.12731

photoErik’s dedication to uplifting marginalized communities led him to join the team at ONE Archives Foundation.

He graduated from UCLA with a BA in English and Civic Engagement. During his undergraduate career, he was awarded departmental and college honors upon the completion of two theses projects: one on Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray and the other on the experiences of LGBTQ Armenian Americans in Los Angeles. He also conducted faculty sponsored research on the cultural visibility of intersectional LGBTQ communities, and was a contributor to Outwrite, UCLA’s queer newsmagazine.

Fueled by his passion for vocalizing the issues and concerns of the oppressed, Erik has previously worked as an educator at the Los Angeles LGBT Center (Youth Center on Highland). As a Middle East and North Africa intern at Human Rights Watch in Washington D.C., he conducted research on human rights violations and social injustice against women in Iran. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Gay and Lesbian Armenian Society, helping with communication efforts.

As the Community Engagement & Program Coordinator, Erik manages community engagement and education efforts, e-marketing and communications, event planning, and assists in fundraising and outreach. His hobbies include playing the piano, redecorating his house, and binge-watching Shonda Rhimes’ TV shows.

 

Shirley Kawafuchi
Operations Assistant
skawafuchi@onearchives.org
(213) 821-2771 ext.12765

photo2Shirley’s passion for LGBTQ representation and the preservation of LGBTQ history led her to the ONE Archives Foundation.

As an editor for the UCLA Undergraduate Law Journal and FEM, UCLA’s feminist newsmagazine, Shirley brings six years of experience with both online and print publications. She earned her Bachelor’s in Political Science from UCLA in 2016. Prior to that, she joined the Climate and Health team at Physicians for Social Responsibility in Washington DC, where she worked on anti-fracking campaigns and testified in front of the Environmental Protections Agency for cleaner air protections in our national parks. She also worked to clarify the path to publicly-elected office as a Candidacy Researcher with Nationbuilder, and led a digital mapping team under Student Services Australia.

As a Managing Editor with FEM Newsmagazine, Shirley honed her passion for feminism and worked to smite the patriarchy one article at a time. Her best memories include marching in Downtown LA for International Women’s Day, and performing for over 2,000 high school students while wearing a dress made entirely of hot pink condoms – courtesy of Adriana Bertini. With the UCLA Sex Squad and Planned Parenthood Los Angeles, she used humor and personal narrative to engage a youth audience, highlight the spectrum of genders and sexualities, and erase the stigma around sexual health.

As the Operations Assistant, Shirley is excited to manage operations to support day-to-day administrative, executive, board relations, communications, and development. Her hobbies include cozying up with a mug of hot apple cider and a good novel, and training to join the Humane Society’s Animal Rescue Team in her spare time.

 

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