2017-2018 Board of Directors
Tim is currently serving his first term as President. Tim previously served as Sacramento Stonewall’s Vice President for three years, and two years as the PAC Chair. He is a McGeorge Law School graduate and currently works as a Legislative Advocate for SEIU Local 1000; focusing on worker protections, health care, and issues relating to state workers. Before SEIU, he spent time working in the health care industry, California State Assembly, and doing campaign consulting for several organizations. Tim is also the Vice Chair and a founding member of the Stonewall Foundation of Greater Sacramento; the non-profit arm of the Sacramento Stonewall Democrats.
Kim Angulo is serving her second term as Vice President. She previously served as Membership Chair, Communications Chair and on the Stonewall PAC. During her first year as Vice President she founded the Advocacy Committee which gets Stonewall members actively engaged in LGBTQ advocacy. Kim grew up in the Sacramento area and went to UC Santa Cruz where she earned her BA in Feminist Studies. She worked in the Capitol for three years as an Assembly Fellow and then as a Legislative Aide before going to law school. Kim is a recent graduate of UC Davis School of Law and is currently working at the Yolo County Public Defender’s Office in fellowship position.
Emilio Perez is a first-time Sac Stonewall Board Member. He has lived in the Sacramento area since 2014, when relocated to the area to finish his undergraduate studies at UC Davis. Since graduating with a degree in Political Science in 2016 Emilio has worked as a legislative staffer to elected members of the California State Assembly. Through his work he has had an opportunity to work on a range of public policy issues including expanding collective bargaining rights for state workers, environmental policy, and civic engagement issues. In his free time Emilio enjoys staying active, spending time outdoors, and indulging in his love for food.
Lanz Nalagan is honored to serve the LGBTQ+ community in his capacity as Annual and Corporate Giving Director for the Center. Over the years, he grew passionate about campaign finance and philanthropy in the political and non-profit sectors, and he is grateful that his current work reflects that. After immigrating from the Philippines, Lanz grew up in the East Bay area and attended school in the beautiful Central Coast- earning a B.A in Political Science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. He also lived in Washington, D.C before working in Sacramento, CA.
He’s a long-time board member of the Stonewall Democratic Club and its newly created Stonewall Foundation of Greater Sacramento. Lanz is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and hopes to earn his CFRE- Certified Fundraising Executive- in the near future, to continue funding causes he’s passionate about. In his free time, he enjoys the outdoors, tennis, skiing, bouldering, and spending time with family and friends over good eats and drinks, karaoke, games, and any sci-fi, but especially TNG and Firefly.
Matthew Nielsen is serving his first term as Secretary/Treasurer for Sacramento Stonewall, after spending the prior two years as PAC Chair. He has previously served in positions with the College Democrats of Wisconsin, the East Bay Young Democrats, and was one of the cofounders of the Oakland LGBT Roundtable. Matthew grew up in nearby Vacaville, and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Physics from Ripon College and his Master of Science Degree from Colorado State University in Atmospheric Science. He currently serves as the Government and Regulatory Affairs lead at Risk Management Solutions, Inc, a catastrophe risk solutions provider based in Newark, CA. Through his work, he connects with regulators and legislators across the U.S. to discuss issues related to catastrophe preparedness, insurance coverage and adequacy, and climate change. He is an avid traveler, and hopes to someday visit every single county in the United States!
Mario Guerrero is an advocate both professionally and personally. He is the current Legislative Director for the California Faculty Association and is on the board of the Sacramento City Community Police Review Commission. He is a lecturer at Sacramento
State here he teaches US and CA Government. Mario has experience in various policy areas including labor, health, education (K-12), higher education, environment, and civil rights in California. His previous professional experience includes working for Service Employees International Union Local 1000, Equality California, the Coalition for Clean Air, the California State Assembly Committee on Accountability and Administrative Review, the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund, and BIENESTAR Human Services, Inc. He is a veteran of the United State Marine Corps and a graduate of Cornell University where is received a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with a focus on government, politics, and policy. He also received his Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish with a minor in Computer InformationSystems from the University of La Verne.