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Karin Quimby

Political & Education Director, Project One America

Karin Quimby

Karin Quimby joined the Human Rights Campaign in February 2010 as Regional Field Director.  She manages the field and political activities in the Southern region of the United States, developing field organizing plans and implementing strategies to elect fair-minded candidates and to pass pro-equality federal, state and local laws. Karin comes to HRC with a strong background in both policy and politics. Prior to joining HRC, Karin was a district representative for a congresswoman and a field director for a congressional campaign.  She managed a No on Proposition 8 field office in California and has significant experience in faith-based organizing and in building durable coalitions.

In addition, Karin has served as a board member for the Ventura County Rainbow Alliance, the One National Gay & Lesbian Archives, and the West Hollywood Lesbian and Gay Advisory Board. She also co-founded and co-directed the Environmental Coalition of Faith Communities, Santa Barbara. She has a PhD in English from the University of Southern California and, prior to turning to work in politics full time, taught film, literature and LGBT studies at the university level.

You may contact Karin by calling (202) 216-1584 or by email at karin.quimby@hrc.org.