Jess first started his activism as a volunteer organizer with Equality California, in trying to block Proposition 8 from getting on the ballot. Since then, he has done volunteer work with Fresno’s Reel Pride Film Festival, Fresno’s Pride Parade and Festival, Marriage Equality USA, and now Trans-E-Motion.
Ling is a cis-gender male ally who has joined the organization since August 2016. Apart from maintaining the financial flow of the organization, he helps to facilitate support groups and outreach programs run by Trans-E-Motion. He advocates for sexuality and LGBTQ+ issues faced by people with developmental disabilities and their families.
Kat Fobear (S/H) is an assistant professor of Women's Studies at Fresno State. Her research and activism focuses on the intersections of race, sexuality, and gender in regards to migration and community development. In addition to this, Kat is a queer oral historian and has worked to documented the lives and experiences of LGBTQ+ individuals around the world. Kat has worked for over ten years in various LGBTQ+ organizations. She is thrilled to be a part of the Trans-E-Motion board and community, an organization that she deeply admires.