John Fernandes is the Family Week Manager, where he coordinates and manages Family Equality’s star program, Provincetown Family Week, the largest annual gathering of LGBTQ families in the world. Prior to joining the Program Team, John served as the HR/Operations Manager after first starting as an Operations Associate in the New York City office. In HR/Operations, John focused on improving and maintaining Family Equality’s systems and developing human resource initiatives.
Raised in New Jersey, he graduated from Seton Hall University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and English before earning his MPA in Public Service and Nonprofit Management. Prior to joining Family Equality Council, John has experience with several nonprofit organizations and higher education administration. His interests include reading, exploring NYC/NJ, conversations on social issues, volunteering, and watching suspense/action movies! Oh and of course, iced coffee year-round.