Board of Directors

Executive Directors

Female Co-President

Tamara Adrian a prominent trans activist based in Caracas Venezuela, she is member of a number of international LGBTI boards and organisations. She was co-president of the Human Rights Conference of World Outgames 2013 in Antwerp and joined the GLISA board later that year. She was appointed female co-president in 2015.

Male Co-president

Victor Elkins of Vancouver, Canada, joined the Board in 2014. He is also on the Board of GLISA North America. Professionally, he is President of the Hospital Employees’ Union. He was appointed male co-president in 2015.


Martin Iversen Christensen of Brussels is European Representative to the Board of ILGA World and was male co-chair of ILGA-Europe 2007-2013. He joined the GLISA board in 2012.


Carlos Idibouo, based in Toronto, has been active in LGBT human rights for Africa and the African diaspora for many years.

Other Directors

Director North America

Gord Dunbar’s special portfolio is the global Pride House Movement. He lead the GLISA Team for Pride House Toronto, an LGBT sport pavilion for Pan/Para American Games in 2015.

Directors Central and South America

Dulcimar Antonio Grando  from Florianopolis, Brazil. He is very active in inclusion work through sport.

Juan Pablo Morino is Secretary General of GAPEF, the LGBTI-sportsclub in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Director Asia-Pacific

Gregory Philips is an aquatician and part of Team Melbourn. He is also member of the board of GLISA Asia Pacific.

Director for International Federations

Greg Larocque of Windsor, Ontario, Canada. He is a past president of GLISA North America.

Director representing worldOutgames host city

Ivan Cano from Miami Beach represents the host organization for worldOutgames IV.










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