TREES, Inc. Board of Directors


Photo Credit: Peter Hellberg

Photo Credit: Peter Hellberg

Meghan Buell, Founder, President

Meghan Buell is a life-long resident of Indiana.  She has been a leader in the transgender community locally, regionally and nationally.  She has served on nonprofit boards, transgender advisory committees and is a regular collegiate guest lecturer.  Meghan began Trees, Inc. as a way to "pay it forward" to the transgender community after living and transitioning in a small town environment and successfully traversing the challenges.


Photo Credit: Mitya Ku

Photo Credit: Mitya Ku

Jennifer Loop-Miller, Treasurer

Jennifer Loop-Miller, RN, MSN, Board Treasurer, is a small-town Indiana native, mom, registered nurse, nurse educator, and trans ally.  Trees, Inc. is important to her because of the significant health disparities of people who are transgender.  Jennifer believes that with education and resources, people in small-town America can do better to support and celebrate transpeople.

 


Photo Credit: dimnikolov

Photo Credit: dimnikolov


Michelle George, Secretary

Michelle George is a mother, volunteer, animal lover and transgender ally from Valparaiso, Indiana.  She believes Trees, Inc. is important to her because enriching lives through transgender education is key to stemming the transgender murder and suicide epidemic.


 

Lisa Rummel, Board Member

Lisa is an Indiana resident who specializes in personalized child care and household management. She has been involved with and impacted by her experiences within the trans community via her late partner.  In addition, Lisa does community work for the trans community at the LGBTQ Center of Michiana in South Bend.