Julie Stanley

With over 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, Julie leads J.D. Stanley & Associates where she collaborates and innovates with local and national nonprofits to extend their impact, create sustainability, empower their leaders, and build all-around stronger organizations. Fluent in Spanish, Julie helps organizations become more intentional in their efforts to create and uphold practices regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion in their broader community efforts. A Certified Nonprofit Executive Director, she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Public Affairs and her Master of Public Management from Indiana University as well as the Nonprofit Executive Leadership Certificate and Certificate in Fund Raising Management. Julie is a baker, gardener, hiker, and avant-garde cook who especially enjoys her time with her husband and children.

Ann Chen, JD

Ann Chen, J.D.
Vice President

Ann is an attorney at Eli Lilly and Company. Ann received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from the California Institute of Technology and a Juris Doctor Degree from Vanderbilt University. Ann’s legal career started in New York City but later moved to Asia and worked in Shanghai (China) and Kobe (Japan) for almost ten years before relocating to Indiana in 2017. Ann is involved in a number of diversity and inclusion efforts at Lilly and is the operations chair for the Lilly Pride Employee Resource Group. When not working, Ann enjoys spending time with family and travel. Ann is grateful for the opportunity to give back to the community.

Lynsey David, J.D.

Lynsey is an attorney with the firm Lewis Wagner, LLP in Indianapolis. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Murray State University, and J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law. After graduating law school, Lynsey moved to Indiana, and is a proud implant Hoosier.

She is involved with a variety of diversity initiatives in the legal community, including the Diversity Committee for the Indiana Bar Association where she serves as Secretary, and the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Diversity Job Fair Committee, for which she plans the Fair’s Student Workshop. Lynsey is thrilled be a part of the GenderNexus Board, and to help serve the gender diverse community of Indiana.

Scott Hall
Pronouns: Any, with respect

Born and raised in Indianapolis, Scott is the Information Management Specialist at Families First and serves as a course instructor at Ivy Tech Community College in the department of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Scott received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Sociology from Indiana University Purdue- University Indianapolis. Scott is involved in several diversity initiatives, including membership on a committee to improve diversity in higher education classrooms as well as serving as the chair of their organization’s DEI Committee. Scott has a passion for improving the physical and mental health outcomes of members of the LGBTQ+ community. In their free time, Scott enjoys learning the joy of making home improvements, watching bad horror movies, and spoiling his Corgi, Eris.

Caelan Lee

A Hoosier born and raised, coming from Bloomington, Indiana, Caelan has called Indianapolis home for the past three years with his husband and two cats. Caelan is a queer, transgender man who loves rock climbing, hiking, and playing the banjo. He is currently a teacher at the International School of Indiana, teaching English as a Learned Language, English Literature, and Theory of Knowledge. He is also the school’s Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator. Caelan’s passion lies in equity and inclusion work and restorative justice practices. Caelan is excited to serve the transgender community in Indy, to help ensure that services are available to all folks within the community, and to grow his skills on the GenderNexus Board of Directors.

Crystal Paschal

Crystal is the Marketing Director at Ayokay, a digital marketing agency in Indianapolis. She is also mother of three, and a seasoned activist, having held leadership positions with the Washington Township Parent Council Network and Moms Demand Action for Gunsense in America. Crystal was drawn to the mission of GenderNexus, and she hopes that she can use her professional skills to help GenderNexus grow and serve even more gender diverse Hoosiers. When Crystal isn’t working or volunteering, she enjoys reading, running, crochet, and spending time with family and friends. She also loves talking about diverse and inclusive children’s books on her website, Feminist Books for Kids.