Rev. Joanne Carroll
President, TransCentralPA


Joanne M. Carroll is the President of TransCentralPA; an organization committed to providing advocacy and caring support for transgender individuals, their significant others, families, friends and allies. TransCentralPA also provides gender education and information to businesses, organizations, educational institutions and governmental agencies. She is a former President and Vice-President of Equality PA, a member of the Governor's LGBT Work Group, Member of the President's Commission for Gender and Sexuality at Millersville University, and is a member of the Transgender American Veteran's Association. She is active in her church, First Reformed UCC in Lancaster, Pennsylvania where she served for three years as Vice-President of the Leadership Team, and is now directing the Church Growth Ministry. She is also a member of the Penn Central UCC Open and Affirming Ministry Team and is an active member of Lancaster County Embrace, a group providing support to congregations that affirm LGBTQ persons of faith, and by the way, she is an ordained Minister.