Melissa Sklarz

Senior Government Relations Specialist

Melissa Sklarz is the new Government Relations strategist just hired in 2019. She has an extensive background in LGBT communities and Democratic Party politics. She is the former Board Co-Chair of the Empire State Pride Agenda and National Stonewall Democrats. She is the former President of Stonewall Democrats of New York City. She served on Community Board #2 in Manhattan for 6 years. She was a former Hillary Clinton delegate from New York at the Democratic National Convention in 2016 and was a voting member of the Electoral College that year. In 2018, Melissa ran for New York State Assembly for the 30th District in Queens. Also, Melissa had a speaking role in the Academy Award nominated film Transamerica.