Andrew joined the ILRC in March 2013 as our Development Coordinator. In this position, Andrew works to ensure the smooth operation of the ILRC’s development programs and the Phillip Burton Immigration & Civil Rights Awards. Originally from Illinois, Andrew came to the bay area in 2010 to complete a master’s degree in International Studies at the University of San Francisco, where his research on LGBTQ rights was named the top thesis of the year. In his free time, Andrew enjoys volunteering with the Trevor Project, participating in a bi-monthly book club, and working on his long term goal of attending every Taco Tuesday in the bay area. He is conversant in Spanish.