Connecticut’s leading health center adds Stephen Chukumba and Alison Cole to the Anchor Health Board of Directors.

Anchor Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Chukumba and Alison Cole to our Board of Directors. Both will play vital roles in advancing our mission.

Stephen Chukumba board photo

Stephen is an activist, advocate, and ally as the father of Hobbes Chukumba, one of the four youth organizers of the first-ever trans prom in Washington, D.C. This historic event brought together 200 trans youth and adults from 17 states. Stephen brings over 20 years of experience as a technologist, entrepreneur, and former attorney to Anchor Health. He looks forward to continuing to support and raise awareness of the issues impacting LGBTQ people.

Alison Cole board photo

Alison is the senior associate dean for external affairs and special projects at the Yale College Dean’s Office, the administrative center of Yale College. In this capacity, she works with the Dean of Yale College to ensure that his vision for supporting Yale students is properly marketed, communicated, and funded. As an expert fundraiser, Allison is excited to leverage her insights and experiences to further Anchor Health’s mission.

Please join us in welcoming Stephen and Alison to the Anchor Health team!

About Anchor Health

Anchor Health is Connecticut’s leading health center for the LGBTQ community, providing the most groundbreaking, radically inclusive, gender-affirming, and sex-positive care possible in Connecticut and beyond. Founded in 2016, Anchor Health currently serves over 3,000 patients, nearly half transgender and gender diverse, across full-service health centers in Hamden and Stamford. Anchor Health continuously works to advance health equity for LGBTQ people through advocacy, community-building, education, and research. We are health care for queer people by queer people.