Samantha Adams, Project Coordinator

After a rural upbringing in Groton, NY Sam Adams studied music composition at SUNY Purchase and later earned her master's degree in student affairs from Syracuse University. Sam spent eight years working in various college offices and is thrilled to be part of the Cortland LGBTQ Center. SHe currently lives in Homer with her wife. When Sam isn't at The Center, she writes queer books for teens under the not-so-secret identity Isabel Sterling. Stop by The Center to chat books or say hello!

Colin Albro, Project Assistant

Colin is excited to be part of the Cortland LGBTQ Center. Colin is a gay man and native of Cortland, NY. He has degrees in art history, chemical dependency studies counseling, ans is currently pursuing his master's in social work. Colin loves art, photography, meditation, and video games. He is excited to get to know you. Stop in to say hi!

Mary Dykeman, Educator

Mary, otherwise known as the "Sex Lady" to local youth, has been teaching Cortland County residents about sexual health for over 30 years. She offers programming on consent, sexual health, puberty, STIs, healthy relationships, contraception, sexual orientation and gender identity, etc. She also hosts "Sex Drugs and Rock & Roll" trivia to engage our community and provide education in fun and exciting ways.