Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund and Institute President and CEO Chuck Wolfe issued the following statement today regarding the selection of Chad Griffin as the next president of the Human Rights Campaign:
“Chad Griffin is an outstanding choice to become the Human Rights Campaign’s next president, and I congratulate the HRC board for picking such an effective and talented leader. In his work on the Prop 8 case, Chad has demonstrated the passion and focus necessary to energize our movement’s largest organization and draw more Americans to this fight. I am fortunate to have worked closely with three HRC presidents, and I look forward to working with my friend Chad, whose keen insight and sense of humor will serve us well as we move toward a country where all Americans are equal under law.”
Victory Fund and HRC are working together to help elect a number of openly gay and lesbian candidates to the U.S. Congress, including Rep. Tammy Baldwin, who is seeking to represent Wisconsin in the U.S. Senate.
Read more about the selection of Griffin to lead HRC in the Advocate.