Janson Wu, HLS ’03, deputy director and senior staff attorney for Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), has been appointed the organization’s new executive director. Wu, who has been with GLAD for eight years, will start his new position on December 1, 2014.
“We are thrilled and proud to name Janson our new executive director at such an important and forward-looking time for the movement and for GLAD,” said Board President Dianne Phillips. “Janson’s set of skills and talents are uniquely suited to this moment. Beyond his deep knowledge of GLAD, the movement, and the issues facing our community both in New England and nationally, Janson brings to the table vision, impressive leadership abilities, and the strategic thinking of a successful litigator.” The selection was made after a national search conducted by the firm Isaacson, Miller.
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