Shawn Long, Director of Operations
T. Shawn Long joined the Equality NC staff in August 2006 as administrative coordinator. He now works as the Director of Operations, serving as office manager and handling general questions and requests, processing donations and bills, maintaining the member database, handling the financial accounts, and coordinating event registration.
Shawn pursued his undergraduate and graduate studies at NC State, focusing on English with a concentration in writing and editing, and linguistics. He has spent his career in nonprofits, having worked for the NC Center for Nonprofits, the Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life Care, and the NC Academy of Physician Assistants.
He lives in Wake Forest with his now-husband (married 10/13/14, yay, #MarriageEquality!) of 24 years, Craig Johnson, their teenage son, Isaiah, and their two cats, Kitty Gaga and Hello Kitty.