New England Advisory Council Welcomes Two New Members

The New England Advisory Council is thrilled to welcome two new members – Mary Warren Foulk and Tai Cordeiro!

Mary Warren Foulk has been at Amherst College since 2012, currently serving as director of donor relations. An educator at heart and in professional practice, she has been in the field since 1994. Prior to Amherst, she held positions as a development officer at the Catlin Gabel School, an independent PK–12 school in Portland, Oregon, and as a writer/project manager/instructional designer for Intel. She has degrees from Princeton and Columbia Universities.

In her spare time, Mary enjoys exploring the beautiful Pioneer Valley with her wife, Alyson, and their two children, Grady (9) and June (7). She also loves writing poetry, some days more eloquently than others, and volunteering for causes about which she cares deeply, including LGBTQIA organizations. She is very grateful and honored to assist the New England Advisory Council.

Tai Cordeiro attended Rhode Island College where she obtained her Bachelors in Psychology and Theatre.  She is currently finishing her Masters in Adult Education at the University of Rhode Island. Tai is a wife and mother of one.  She has never know how amazing love could be until she had her child.  She believes that everyone deserves to feel the love of being a parent and has made it her life mission to help others do so.

Applying her education, business experience and passion in believing that everyone deserves to feel the love of being a parent, she founded Babies for Us. Babies for Us is a family growth program that emotionally and financially aids lesbian couples have biological children.

Tai is also passionate about equality. As the league liaison to nonprofits for Renaissance City Softball league, she is working to progress communication for nonprofits in Rhode Island and assist in collaboration across fields.

Do you want to join the Family Equality Council’s New England Advisory Council? We are seeking members from New England, especially Maine, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Learn more about our volunteer opportunities