Bon voyage to CAMP Rehoboth Executive Director David Mariner

May 27, 2022

The board of directors of CAMP Rehoboth recently announced that Executive Director David Mariner will be leaving the organization effective May 31. David has helped increase diversity and education in Sussex County. Come out to CAMP Rehoboth Saturday, May 28, and help TransLiance send David off on his good voyage forward. Find out where his ship is going and how you can help fill its sails.

According to the Washington Blade, “Beginning in 2019, David helped CAMP Rehoboth strengthen its organizational processes and improve operational efficiency through the use of technology. These advances helped CAMP Rehoboth navigate through COVID by developing a comprehensive approach to maintain day-to-day operations. David’s public policy and advocacy skills also helped CAMP Rehoboth understand and address the challenges facing the most marginalized members of our community.” David was the former executive director at The DC Center.

David recently posted on Facebook: "I'm looking forward to sharing my next adventure with you in the coming months! I've met some truly amazing people at CAMP Rehoboth and hope to stay connected. You can e-mail me at" Want to know where he's going?

If you are a marginalized person or group that David has helped, please join us. If you are a community member or ally who David has touched, please join us. If you want to help create a more positive community, come out and support David on his journey.

TransLiance is a group for those on the gender spectrum as well as friends and family of trans folk. This is a group for open discussion information on trans care and resources. For more information about TransLiance, go to or You can also follow us on Facebook. We currently have groups in Rehoboth, Dover, Havre de Grace, Md., and Salisbury, Md. The Rehoboth group now meets the last Saturday of every month at CAMP Rehoboth at 7 p.m.

All topics are on the table at our typical monthly meetings. This is typically the time to bring your questions and concerns. We usually have a circle discussion about sex and gender. This meeting is open to all LGBTQI++ people as well as their allies, friends and family. This is a great time to share your stories, get feedback and advice from other members, and explore your gender and sexuality. Newcomers are welcome and anyone wishing to meet prior to the meeting can do so by contacting

This is not a typical meeting; this is a celebration. If you have been touched by David Mariner, come out and wish him safe voyage. If you’re new to the community and want to know where we go from here, come say hi. We love you, David. Bon voyage.

Kathy Carpenter Brown
Co-founder, TransLiance
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