Robert Leis
Recruitment Events Chair, NLC Columbus

A native of Kansas, Rob has lived in 5 different cities in the last 6 years. He's passionate about ending transphobia, racism, and AIDS related phobia in both the LGBTQ+ community he belongs to or the reality he finds himself living in, Rob is committed to doing all he can to lift the voices of the marginalized.

As President and founder of Stonewall Sports - Columbus and having a full time job, his best friends are Siri and his calendar. Additionally, he serves as the Affiliate Liaison Director for the national board of Stonewall Sports, Inc where his primary responsibility is bringing the organization to new cities. Furthermore, Rob also serves on the board of Kaleidoscope Youth Center, a Columbus-based queer youth center focusing on providing safe spaces as a drop in center. He was also a 2019 New Leaders Council Fellow and joined the Columbus chapter's board of directors.