board of directors
Dominic V. Le Fort
Dominic V. Le Fort is the founder and Executive Director of QEDU. Mr. Le Fort is a training and development professional with over eight years of experience in corporate education, program management, and instructional design. He coordinates on-going queer education programs in high schools, universities, and police academies across Southern California to promote awareness and understanding of the LGBTQ+ experience. Dominic is a Mexican-American immigrant residing in Los Angeles, California.
Morgan Polikoff, Ph.D., is an associate professor of education at the USC Rossier School of Education. Morgan's research focuses on K-12 education policy, and he has been part of research teams that have built and evaluated educational interventions throughout K-12 classrooms. Morgan is a native of Chicago and completed his Bachelor's degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (where he led the on-campus PRIDE organization) and his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania
Stephen A. Robertson, BBA is the Senior Director of United States Programs for Enactus, an international nonprofit organization specializing in the development of youth in 3rd world countries. Management professional blending experience in business relationship management, business strategy, consulting, data analysis, project management, public relations and marketing, event planning, and employee engagement to drive business growth.
Benjamin T. Runge received his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California, where he majored in Political Science and triple minored in Business, Cinema and Spanish. He received his law degree from Chapman University (J.D. 2013), where he received an emphasis certificate in contractual and entertainment law. Mr. Runge is now an associate for Kolar & Associates and admitted to practice in all California State courts, as well as in the U.S. District Court.
Adam LeHaf, M.A., is a therapist whose love for the field of psychology has guided his passion for working with the LGBTQ+ community. Mr. LeHaf completed his Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University Los Angeles where he specialized in LGBTQ+ Affirmative Psychology. Concentrating on the intersection between social justice and LGBTQ+ liberation, Adam’s professional experiences include non-profit work, affirmative professional training, and creating affirmative curriculum for insurance providers nationwide.
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