Development Committee

The Development Committee is comprised of board members and volunteer association members. The committee’s mission is to assist the organization to seek, nurture and develop strong sources of funding for various programs and events, including the Lavender Law® Conference. The committee works to support current resource needs and addresses long term funding. The committee members bring forward ideas and propose innovative ways and diverse methods to leverage our members, sponsors, supporters and the public to financially support our organization. Many committee members possess experience in fundraising, advertising, marketing and networking. The committee requires dedication and passion for helping this organization financially support its programs and outreach events.

Members of the Development Committee

  • Susan Borschel

    Susan Borschel


    Susan Borschel is an associate at Morrison & Foerster’s Northern Virginia office and is a member of the Government Contracts Group She has more than 20 years of legal, operations, and controller experience in both private and military matrix organizations Ms Borschel previously served a variety of intelligence, Department of

  • Ted Furman

    Ted Furman


    Ted Furman is a Vice President in the GlaxoSmithKline(GSK) Legal Department managing a global team handling GSK’s Consumer Healthcare, Dermatology, and Ophthalmology patent matters, having joined GSK in 2002 Ted has also been a member of the patent departments at Bristol-Myers Squibb and the RCA Corporation and has a total

  • Wesley Bizzell

    Wesley Bizzell


    Wesley Bizzell serves as Assistant General Counsel, External Affairs and Director of Political Law and Ethics Programs for Altria Client Services LLC (“ALCS”) Mr Bizzell provides in-house legal counsel on matters relating to the political, legislative, and lobbying activities of Altria Group, Inc, its services companies, including ALCS, and its