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Intact America / Our Team

 

Board of Directors

Georganne Chapin, MPhil, JD

Executive Director, Chairperson

Georganne has fought for humane, cost-effective, high-quality health care for four decades—first, in community heath, and then as chief executive officer of a nonprofit Medicaid health plan and the Hudson Center for Health Equity and Quality, and since 2008 as the founding executive director of Intact America. An intuitive intactivist since her childhood, Georganne holds an undergraduate degree in anthropology from Barnard College, and a Master’s degree in sociomedical sciences. In 2003, she became involved in the intactivist movement while studying bioethics and human rights law in a night program at Pace University Law School, and meeting (among other activists) Marilyn Milos, Steven Svoboda, John Geisheker, and Dan Bollinger at a Washington, DC gathering. In February 2024, published her first book, a memoir called This Penis Business (Lucid House Publishing). The mother of one adult son, Georganne lives near Woodstock in New York’s Hudson Valley.

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Dan Bollinger, BA

Vice Chairperson

Dan cut his teeth on social-change issues while in college by working on the Equal Rights Amendment. Later, he was a workshop facilitator in the men’s mythopoetic movement helping men deal with unresolved masculine issues but then decided to get involved with the men’s issue he could personally relate to—circumcision. He was cut three days after his birth. It wasn’t until decades later that he realized the psychological and sexual tolls the trauma had on him. He has been active in the intactivist movement for the past twenty-five years. Dan is an industrial designer and he and his wife own and operate a small manufacturing company she started in Indiana. Their home is “On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away.” When he isn’t homeroasting coffee you can find him building something awesome in his shop, or outside biking or kayaking.

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Marilyn Milos, RN

Board Member

Marilyn is the founder and director of Genital Autonomy–America (formerly NOCIRC). Marilyn started campaigning against circumcision in 1979 when, as a student nurse, she witnessed the pain, trauma, and suffering of a baby being circumcised. She is a powerful worldwide voice for protecting all children—male, female and intersex—from genital modification. Marilyn is an expert on the penis, its role in sexual function and pleasure, and the harm inflicted by circumcision. Every day, Marilyn tirelessly fields questions from worried, expectant parents, and people seeking advice and reassurance. Marilyn lives in a cabin on a steep hillside north of San Francisco, where—in her spare time—she practices Tai Chi, plays pickle ball, and tends to her chickens for eggs and to her spectacular potted plants.

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Chris Mauer

Board Member

Chris graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1977 with a B.S. in Economics, with distinction. He received his law degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1981 and attended the University of Colorado School of Business. Chris has practiced law, and offers tax and business planning for closely-held businesses and their owners. His work in this area included estate planning, business organizations, employee benefit plans, non-qualified deferred compensation plans, probate, and business transfer. Chris was a trumpet player and a rank leader in the University of Wisconsin Marching Band and has qualified to be a member of Mensa. He has two children, attends St. Michael Catholic Church, and has been involved with many community organizations, including youth sports.

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Kevin Nelson

Board Member

Kevin Nelson is the Chief Executive Officer of Aetna Better Health of New York (ABHNY), a CVS Health plan. He has extensive experience in management, policy and business development for health care and humanitarian organizations serving underserved populations. Kevin’s entrée into healthcare began with community health centers and public hospitals more than 25 years ago. Prior to joining ABHNY, Kevin was V.P. for Corporate Partnerships for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. Kevin also served as Executive V.P. and Chief Operating Officer for Hudson Health Plan. Kevin earned an MPH in Health Policy and Management from Yale University and an B.A. in Healthcare Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. Kevin is an avid music lover and enjoys all activities centered on health and fitness.

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Staff

Georganne Chapin, MPhil, JD

Executive Director, Chairperson

Georganne has fought for humane, cost-effective, high-quality health care for four decades—first, in community heath, and then as chief executive officer of a nonprofit Medicaid health plan and the Hudson Center for Health Equity and Quality, and since 2008 as the founding executive director of Intact America. An intuitive intactivist since her childhood, Georganne holds an undergraduate degree in anthropology from Barnard College, and a Master’s degree in sociomedical sciences. In 2003, she became involved in the intactivist movement while studying bioethics and human rights law in a night program at Pace University Law School, and meeting (among other activists) Marilyn Milos, Steven Svoboda, John Geisheker, and Dan Bollinger at a Washington, DC gathering. In February 2024, published her first book, a memoir called This Penis Business (Lucid House Publishing). The mother of one adult son, Georganne lives near Woodstock in New York’s Hudson Valley.

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Stephen Patterson, BS

Deputy Director / Director of Philanthropy

Stephen originally came to Intact America as a summer intern in 2009 where he attended the 11th International Symposium on Genital Integrity, which took place in Berkeley, California. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Rochester Institute of Technology where, while a student, he organized a symposium about circumcision for the AALANA Collegiate Association (ACA), and invited Georganne Chapin as a guest speaker. Stephen returned to Intact America in 2015. He works largely behind the scenes overseeing the organization’s social media, communications, website, and constituent outreach.

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Kelly Floyd, BS

Manager of Community Programs

Kelly Floyd began working with Intact America in 2022 after speaking at the 16th International Symposium in Atlanta, GA. where she presented her essay “Scarring Innocence.” Kelly encouraged intactivists to assert their objective moral authority as the primary justification for their ethical stance on the genital cutting of infants, rather than the deconstruction of pseudoscientific and religious myth. She received her Bachelor’s in Journalism from Georgia State University in 2021 and completed a marketing internship with FAIR, The Foundation Against Intolerance and Racism, in the summer of 2022. She contributed to setting the foundation for FAIR’s organizational club presence on college campuses across the country and the distribution of FAIRstory curriculum to schools. As Community Programs Manager, Kelly works to nurture the relationships between intactivists and the general population, as well as build up Intact America’s supporter base through strategic campaign initiatives, institutional accountability driven programs, and donor outreach. Her goal is to unite people of varying beliefs, cultures, and identities to work together and abolish child genital cutting, which she believes has detrimental consequences for the entire human collective.

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Patrick Montanaro, BS

Manager of Communications & Marketing

Although professional untangler isn’t a particularly legitimate job title, it does describe the nuance of what I do at Intact America. Every organization is made up of communication lines. You can imagine them like the long strands of Christmas lights that get boxed up and bunched every year. A great organization has clear communication paths, but sometimes those paths get all looped and knotted. My job is to do my professional untangling and make sure the red bulb isn’t cracked, or the wires aren’t tied together, or the plug isn’t overheating. To really bring this Christmas lights metaphor full circle, I essentially want to make all parts of Intact America shine. But first – the untangling. I will also be handling most of the social media, the newsletter, and a few special projects. If you happen to be at some of the events that Intact America has a presence at, I will probably be there too. If you see me, come and say hi! Tell me about yourself. We can discuss the greatest American folk singer (spoiler: it’s Jim Croce) and share sauce-making secrets. It’s a great pleasure to be at Intact America!

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Marisel Stuck

Operations Manager

Marisel brings knowledge and experience in logistical support, employee training, documentation and billing software, and is responsible for coordinating contractual payments and general office management for Intact America. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Pace University.

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Howard Birnbaum

Chief Financial Officer

Howard Birnbaum received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Baruch College in 1968. After working in public accounting for three years, he began a career in healthcare that started at the Central Office of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation where he was responsible for developing and monitoring the revenue and expenditure budgets of the eighteen member hospitals. He then moved to Elmhurst Hospital Center in Queens, where – as chief financial officer, he oversaw the finances of that facility, as well as – later – the Queens Health Network. In 1998, Howard came to Hudson Health Plan, a Medicaid managed care plan, where he served as Chief Financial Officer until the company was acquired in 2014. Since 2016, Howard has served as Chief Financial Officer at the Hudson Center and Intact America.

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Advisory Council 

Tora Spigner

Jeannie Ashford

Billy Clouse

Robin ‘Dragonfly’ Wilson

Sue Sena

Shelton Walden

Isabelle Monlouis

Dale Anderson

Eugene Belilovsky

Sally Parker

Echo Montgomery Garrett

Connor Garrett

Judy Kirkwood

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Intact America is a not-for-profit organization registered under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. We are an equal-opportunity employer.
 
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Marilyn

Marilyn Fayre Milos, multiple award winner for her humanitarian work to end routine infant circumcision in the United States and advocating for the rights of infants and children to genital autonomy, has written a warm and compelling memoir of her path to becoming “the founding mother of the intactivist movement.” Needing to support her family as a single mother in the early sixties, Milos taught banjo—having learned to play from Jerry Garcia (later of The Grateful Dead)—and worked as an assistant to comedian and social critic Lenny Bruce, typing out the content of his shows and transcribing court proceedings of his trials for obscenity. After Lenny’s death, she found her voice as an activist as part of the counterculture revolution, living in Haight Ashbury in San Francisco during the 1967 Summer of Love, and honed her organizational skills by creating an alternative education open classroom (still operating) in Marin County. 

After witnessing the pain and trauma of the circumcision of a newborn baby boy when she was a nursing student at Marin College, Milos learned everything she could about why infants were subjected to such brutal surgery. The more she read and discovered, the more convinced she became that circumcision had no medical benefits. As a nurse on the obstetrical unit at Marin General Hospital, she committed to making sure parents understood what circumcision entailed before signing a consent form. Considered an agitator and forced to resign in 1985, she co-founded NOCIRC (National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers) and began organizing international symposia on circumcision, genital autonomy, and human rights. Milos edited and published the proceedings from the above-mentioned symposia and has written numerous articles in her quest to end circumcision and protect children’s bodily integrity. She currently serves on the board of directors of Intact America.

Georganne

Georganne Chapin is a healthcare expert, attorney, social justice advocate, and founding executive director of Intact America, the nation’s most influential organization opposing the U.S. medical industry’s penchant for surgically altering the genitals of male children (“circumcision”). Under her leadership, Intact America has definitively documented tactics used by U.S. doctors and healthcare facilities to pathologize the male foreskin, pressure parents into circumcising their sons, and forcibly retract the foreskins of intact boys, creating potentially lifelong, iatrogenic harm. 

Chapin holds a BA in Anthropology from Barnard College, and a Master’s degree in Sociomedical Sciences from Columbia University. For 25 years, she served as president and chief executive officer of Hudson Health Plan, a nonprofit Medicaid insurer in New York’s Hudson Valley. Mid-career, she enrolled in an evening law program, where she explored the legal and ethical issues underlying routine male circumcision, a subject that had interested her since witnessing the aftermath of the surgery conducted on her younger brother. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Pace University School of Law in 2003, and was subsequently admitted to the New York Bar. As an adjunct professor, she taught Bioethics and Medicaid and Disability Law at Pace, and Bioethics in Dominican College’s doctoral program for advanced practice nurses.

In 2004, Chapin founded the nonprofit Hudson Center for Health Equity and Quality, a company that designs software and provides consulting services designed to reduce administrative complexities, streamline and integrate data collection and reporting, and enhance access to care for those in need. In 2008, she co-founded Intact America.

Chapin has published many articles and op-ed essays, and has been interviewed on local, national and international television, radio and podcasts about ways the U.S. healthcare system prioritizes profits over people’s basic needs. She cites routine (nontherapeutic) infant circumcision as a prime example of a practice that wastes money and harms boys and the men they will become. This Penis Business: A Memoir is her first book.