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A.J. Bockelman

A.J. Bockelman joined PROMO as executive director in July 2007. A.J. holds a bachelor's in business administration from the University of Evansville. He working in human resources in the travel industry and was  a long-time volunteer and community activist. As executive director for PROMO, A.J. has focused on building community partners, strengthening the infrastructure of PROMO and creating systemic change in our state legislature.

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When Michael Sam finally got the call that the St. Louis Rams had drafted him, he turned to his partner, they embraced and kissed. This scene has played out every year during the NFL draft and rarely garners national attention. The difference this time is that Michael Sam is gay and he kissed his boyfriend.