2021 New TPC Board Members

Leigh Chandler
Leigh is a marketing and communications professional committed to mobilizing action toward social equity. Currently she serves as the Manager of Marketing and Communications at YW Boston, a nonprofit that works to create more inclusive spaces in Boston and beyond. She also has experience in nonprofit development and as a public speaking coach. Leigh joined TPC in 2017 as a Fellow, and has served as a Grants Captain and on the Marketing Committee. In 2018, she represented the organization at Philanos’ conference, presenting on social media strategies for collective giving networks. Leigh grew up in a small beach town in South Carolina and graduated from Davidson College in 2016 with a degree in English. When not in nature, she prefers to spend her time at Boston’s local bookstores and cinemas.


Amber Gomes
Amber is a consultant at Koya Partners where she works within the social justice and advocacy portfolio to place women and people of color in leadership level positions at mission-driven organizations. Prior to this work Amber herself worked in mission-driven organizations including serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer, AmeriCorps Volunteer, and the inaugural Development Manager for the nation’s first student-run shelter for young adults experiencing homelessness. She has a dual Bachelors degree in Political Science and International Studies from Oregon State University and received her Masters in Policy and Development from the Middlebury Institute in Monterey, CA where she was a Coverdell Fellow. In addition to being a TPC Board Member, Amber sits on the board of the Cambridge Women’s Center and writes grants for Boston Cancer Support. Amber lives in Cambridge with her fiance.


Taurean Green, Esq.
Taurean is a native Virginian who migrated to Boston to attend Suffolk University Law School. Currently, she is an attorney and serves as the Lead Compliance Specialist for Payfactors, which offers a full-suite of cloud-based compensation data management tools to its clients. Taurean is not only a member of TPC’s Board of Directors, but also serves in that capacity at Speak for the Trees and the Charles River Conservancy, a reflection of her love of nature. She is helping to lead TPC’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts.


Osamagbe Osagie
Osamagbe is a lifelong learner who is deeply committed to amplifying the lived experiences of marginalized peoples within her local and global community. Currently, Osamagbe serves as the Director of Equity and Inclusion at a school for children who have language-based learning difficulties, such as dyslexia. Osamagbe’s love for young people, education, and social justice stems from her work with students, her involvement in state-level politics, and connections to local grassroots organizations. Hailing from a small suburb just outside of Atlanta, Georgia, Osamagbe earned a Bachelors and Masters of Arts in Political Science from Georgia State University. She loves to spend her free time reading books, learning more about photography, traveling, and spending quality time with her loved ones over good food, spirits, and music.