Nick Romei, Chair
Irene Zilinski, Treasurer
Greg Orosz, Secretary
Donna Griffin, Trustee
Steven Rosato, Esq., Trustee
Rod Siberine, Trustee
Moira Nelson, Trustee
John Mikytuck, MS, Executive Director
John Mikytuck has addressed issues impacting the LGBT community for more than 30 years. For many of those as an HIV/AIDS educator, advocate and filmmaker. In 2007, Mikytuck received an Emmy Award for ‘Youth & AIDS’, a story on abstinence-only HIV programs. In 2011, Mikytuck’s film The Newcomer, about America’s first openly-gay mayor, aired on PBS. A native of New Jersey, Mikytuck returned to the state in 2011 to advocate for homeless LGBT youth. Mikytuck began volunteering at QSpot in 2012 and become Executive Diretor in 2015. During his tenure, Mikytuck helped expand QSpot’s footprint and increase its services to the community. In 2016, Mikytuck successfully defended the agency from an eviction attempt, a multi-year effort supported by the Lowenstein Sandler law firm. In 2020, Mikytuck oversaw the launch of the QSpot Capital Fund to acquire and renovate the largest stand-alone LGBT community center in NJ. Mikytuck earned a bachelors degree in science from Cornell University and masters in journalism from Columbia University. Mikytuck is an avid traveler and scuba diver; visiting over 30 countries and diving in many, including Cuba, South Africa, Galapagos Islands, Thailand, and the Red Sea while exploring Egypt.
Michael Victor, MAS, SAC, Buddy Program Coordinator
Michael Victor is a management and education specialist with 35+ years experience working with diversified at-risk populations in schools and health care settings. Michael has assisted school administrators on policy and administrative code in areas such as risk reduction, personal development, health and wellness, HIV prevention, and mental health issues. Michael has expertise building collaborative community partnerships and leading high-performance work teams on improved social, emotional, physical and academic outcomes for families and youth. Michael’s LGBT volunteer efforts began more than 30 years ago in the early 1990s as an HIV/AIDS prevention counselor in Asbury Park. Michael lives with his husband Victor Gatto in Red Bank.
Sharon Davis, Community Engagement
Sharon Davis began volunteering at QSpot one month after the agency moved into their first center. Since then, Sharon has tirelessly volunteered to support QSpot’s work, ensuring QSpot was open for weekly meetings, events and the community to enjoy. Sharon received a QSpot Community Award in 2017. Sharon’s efforts at QSpot are mirrored in her work on other important local committees and boards, including serving as Neptune Township Planning Board Chair and member of the Wesley Lake Commission. Sharon is a descendant of the local Lenni Lenape Native American Sand Hill Tribe. In 2019, Neptune Township honored Sharon’s family by renaming West Bangs Ave., Sandhill Road. Sharon worked for Verizon Communications for over 30 years and owned The Stock X-Change, an antique shop in Bradley Beach.