Religion & Faith Program Staff

MacArthur H. Flournoy

Rev. MacArthur Flournoy is our Director of Faith Partnerships and Mobilization. In addition to his current work at HRC developing a training tool for coalition building in support of intersectional justice, he served as the Faith Director for Marylanders for Marriage Equality and has more than thirty years of non-profit management experience serving local government, state and federal governments.

Lisbeth Melendez Rivera

Lisbeth Melendez Rivera is the Religion and Faith Program’s Director of Latino and Catholic Initiatives. Before joining us full-time, she was working closely with our program for two years as the National Coordinator for the A la Familia project, training and empowering Latino/as throughout the country around LGBTQ issues. She envisioned and directed Before God: We Are All Family, a powerful short documentary that she has shared with Latino/a communities across the country. As the Director of Latino and Catholic Initiatives, Lisbeth will deepen the already impressive reach of her work with Latino/a communities and will in addition help us to develop and implement Catholic engagement work across the organization.

Michael Toumayan

Michael Toumayan serves as the Religion and Faith Program Manager. Michael joined HRC in 2012 and has overseen the Religion and Faith Program’s publications and spearheaded much of the work with minority religious communities in the United States. He has identified new partnerships and strengthened relationships with faith leaders, particularly in U.S. Muslim, Orthodox Christian and non-Abrahamic religious communities.