Ryan A. Merola

Chief of Staff, Information Technology Bureau,

New York City Police Department (NYPD)

“Ryan Merola is the current Executive Director of the Gay Officers Action League of New York, where he focuses on issues affecting the LGBTQ and criminal justice communities. He has spent years working in and around local politics and city government. Ryan is excited to join SCDC’s board and further its efforts to provide LGBTQ seniors with supportive, affordable and safe housing options.