Archives: Press Release 02/15/2011 – Announcing Zander Keig and Susan Collins

By | February 15, 2011


Press Release

Contact: Michael Brown

3:00P.M. MST, Feb. 15, 2011


PHOENIX, AZ FEBRUARY 15, 2011: Today TransMentors International, Inc., (TMII) a non-profit organization which provides aid, support and assistance to Trans-identified individuals, announced the newest additions to its Board of Directors, Susan A. Collins, and Zander Keig.

Zander Keig, a happily married transsexual man, is a full time MSW student at San Diego State University and a social work intern at Jewish Family Service of San Diego. He has been engaged in community development, organizing, mentoring and education on LGBT topics since 1987. Recently, Zander co-edited Letters For My Brothers: Transitional Wisdom in Retrospect, a collection of stories written by 24 transsexual men about their transition journeys.

Susan A. Collins has a clinical degree in Counseling Psychology from Boston College. Sue has served as coordinator of the Mazzoni Center\\\\\\\’s Trans Health Program, on the Philadelphia Mayor\\\\\\\’s Task Force on Homeless Services and Sexual / Gender Minorities, the Philadelphia Task force on Sexual Abuse, and the Planning Committee for the Philadelphia Trans Health Conference for three years, one as in-coming Executive Chair Person. She also produces a weekly news show for the TransFM online radio program.

“We on the Board at TransMentors are excited to include Zander and Susan, who have each proven their ability to make a positive impact in our community,” said TMII Executive Director Michael Brown, “I look forward to working with both of them”.

TransMentors International, Inc. is 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides aid, support and assistance to trans-identified individuals, including online discussion forums, personal mentoring, emergency housing assistance and health, faith and other resource referrals. More details can be found at or by calling (877) 366-3888.