TRANSMENTORS INTERNATIONAL, INC (TMII)
Contact: Michael Brown
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
1:00PM October 11, 2015
ANNOUNCING NEW MEMBER ON BOARD OF DIRECTORS
TUCSON, AZ : Today TransMentors International, Inc., (TMII) a non-profit organization which provides aid, support and assistance to Trans-identified individuals, announced the newest addition to its Board of Directors, Kirill Sabir.
Kirill is a co-founder and Head of the “FtM Phoenix” Group, a Russian-American transgender initiative focused on advocating for transgender health in Eurasia. He brings ongoing experience assisting trans people navigate transition, and advocates for trans health and rights.
He is also a former board member of ECOM – Eurasian Coalition on Male Health, an association of NGOs and activists working on sexual and reproductive health, including HIV, among MSM and transgender people in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. He also lead the FtM Phoenix’s official Russian translation of the WPATH Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People (version 7), and organized the first and second Eurasian Trans Health Conferences in Moscow – the first two Russian-language events specifically regarding transgender medical care in the region
Kirill brings his knowledge and vast experience in communication, advocacy and support to the trans-identified community, and TransMentors International is honored he has joined the Board of Directors.
“We on the Board at TransMentors are excited to include Kirill, who has proven his ability to make a positive impact for the trans community,” said TMII Executive Director Michael Brown.
TransMentors International, Inc. is committed to the health and well-being of all members of our diverse community. We dedicate ourselves to providing an array of information services, educational materials, advocacy training, as well as assistance with housing, health, faith, and employment needs. More details about the organization can be found at www.TransMentors.org.