Megin McDonell
Executive Director

Megin McDonell

Megin McDonell has over two decades of management experience working in nonprofits, including grant writing, media and communications, program development and implementation, and financial management. Before joining Fair Wisconsin in 2011, she was the Program Director at the Tenant Resource Center in Madison for fourteen years. She has been active in local politics and elections, including serving for eleven years on the Madison Equal Opportunities Commission and working on numerous aldermanic, county board, assembly and congressional campaigns. Megin also previously served as President of the Social Justice Center Board of Directors and Chair of the NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin Board of Directors.  She lives in Madison with her husband and two teenaged children.


Marilyn Beckman

Marilyn Beckman is a proud union retiree who brings decades of accounting expertise to Fair Wisconsin, ensuring that every dollar in or out effectively powers our work toward LGBTQ equality.

Advocacy and Organizing Strategist

Sean O'Brien

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Communications and Development Manager

Rae Sowards

Rae Sowards brings her experience in nonprofit communications and development to a full time position shared collaboratively by Fair Wisconsin and GSAFE. Rae has an MFA in Photographic and Electronic Media from The Maryland Institute College of Art. Rae was born and raised in Dundalk, a working class port town located outside the city limits of Baltimore, and moved to Wisconsin in 2009.