Stan, a well-known Episcopalian Priest with the Diocese of Chicago until his move to New York, had been a leader in the homeless, LGBTQ and AIDS service communities for nearly 20 years. He was the founding President of the Alliance to End Homelessness, and he served as a Co-Chair of the Board of the Chicago Housing for Health Partnership. A former Board Member of the Illinois ACLU, Stan also serves on the board of Above and Beyond Recovery Services, the Museum of Contemporary Art’s Audience Development and Diversity Committee and served on the Chicago Community Trust’s Advisory Board for People with Disabilities. For over ten years Stan served as the Chaplain of St. Gregory’s Episcopal School, an inner city school serving K-8, where he was also a board member. He is the former Pastor of the Caribbean-American parish of Saints George and Matthias in Roseland. Separately, he serves on an advisory committee for the American Public University System in Washington, DC. In 2006, he was presented with the Human Relations Award by the Chicago Commission on Human Relations for his work in the LGBT, homeless, and religious communities. His efforts in HIV/AIDS and homelessness have been recognized by being selected the award recipient for the Illinois Department of Public Health Red Ribbon Award, the AIDS Legal Council of Chicago Advocate of the Year Award, and the 2011 Community Service Award by Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez. In 2010 he was inducted into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame and was presented the Chicago Tribune Good Eating Award for his work with Sweet Miss Giving’s Bakery, Chicago House’s social enterprise.