Diego Sanchez, PFLAG National Director of PolicyA native of Augusta, GA and long-time Massachusetts resident, Diego was most recently Senior Policy Advisor to Congressman Barney Frank. Diego made history with that appointment being the first openly transgender person to work as a legislative staff member on Capitol Hill.

Prior to his four years in DC, Diego spent five years as Director of Public Relations and External Affairs at the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, and AIDS Action Council, DC. Prior to moving into the nonprofit sector, Diego worked in global public relations, marketing, and diversity management at world headquarters of Fortune 500 companies.