Tyler will become the first openly trans elected official in Pennsylvania
Tyler James Titus is running for the one of the four open Erie City School Director seats. He is a father of two children, a licensed practitioner and consultant, and an active advocate in the Erie Community. He works at Harborcreek Youth Services as the clinical therapist in the therapeutic foster care program. He is currently serving on the advisory council for Greater Erie Alliance for Equality. He is the Vice President of the Crime Victim Center board. He served as Vice President on the TransFamily of Northwestern PA board for 2016. He has presented at national, state, and local conferences on addressing suicide risks in LGBTQ+ youth. He consults with local and state organizations on LGBTQ+ rights, best practice, and advocacy.
Importance of candidacy:
- Tyler will become the first openly trans elected official in Pennsylvania
- Will be the first openly LGBTQ School Board Member in Erie
- Will be a strong advocate for marginalized students