Capital Equality Alliance

  • Capital Equality Alliance ("CEA") seeks to:

      • Serve as an organization of straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students working to promote equal rights and protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender. 
      • Promote tolerance within the law school on behalf of the LGBT community. 
      • Work with student, community and advocacy organizations to provide a social network for LGBT and affirming students within the law school and legal community.   

    2013-2014 Leadership

    President: Heather Hardin-Theus
    Vice President: Natalie Noyes
    Secretary: Trent Thacker
    Treasurer: Alex Hermann
    Community Outreach Chair: Samantha Arrasmith
    Fundraising Chair: Addison Bare
    Programming Chair: Adelia Mohan
    2L Representative: Jacci Baumann
    2L Representative: Frank Zamary


    On March 18, 2013, CEA worked with Professor Richard Wood to present "History of the Modern Gay Rights Movement." 

    On April 4, 2013, CEA presented "Legal Strangers: LGBT Parents and Their Children." 

    Historical Information 

    2012-2013 Leadership
    President: Hannah Botkin-Doty
    Vice President: Natalie Noyes
    Treasurer: Joseph Mollica
    Secretary: Trent Thacker
    Programming Chair: Kelsey Ronald
    Community Service Chair: Jennifer Grant
    Fundraising Chair: Kaitlin Reber
    3L Representative: Thomas Archer
    Advisor: Professor Rick Wood 

    2011-2012 Leadership
    Executive Chair: Hilari Lipton
    Executive Vice-Chair: Hannah Botkin
    Vice-Chair for Finance: Rachel Denham
    Vice-Chair for Communication: Michaela Hahn-Lawson
    Vice-Chair of Purpose: Mariella Perrotta
    Advisor: Professor Rick Wood 

    2010-2011 Leadership
    President: Danielle Polak
    Vice President: Charlyn Bohland
    Advisor: Professor Rick Wood