Congratulations to Sussex Pride Director David Mariner who has been appointed by the Governor to serve on the Council on Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities.
The Council on Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities was established under Delaware state law (29 Del. C. § 7915) to provide advice to the Director of the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities on programs and projects to benefit older persons and adults with physical disabilities in the state. The council consists of 15 members, each appointed to a three-year term by the Governor.
Prior to Sussex Pride, David has served as the Executive Director of CAMP Rehoboth and as the Executive Director of The DC Center for the LGBT Community. This year David was recognized by the Delaware News Journal as one of Delaware’s most influential people .
David has served on the Board of Directors of Empowering the Transgender Community, which supports the local transgender community in the District of Columbia. He also served on the Board of Instigators of the Diverse City Fund, which works to nurture community leaders and grassroots projects that are acting to transform DC into a more just, vibrant place to live.
David is an active participant in Sussex Pride Aging, a new initiative to advocate for LGBTQ+ Older Adults in Sussex County and greater Delaware.