Raven Matherne will serve as one of Middletown Pride’s Grand Marshals. Raven currently serves on Stamford’s City Council as Connecticut’s first openly trans elected lawmaker. They also serve on the board of directors for Triangle Community Center, Fairfield County’s leading provider of programming and resources to nurture growth and connection within the LGBTQ+ community. A former professional martial artist, they love endurance pursuits and outdoor adventures including triathlons, ultramarathons, OCR’s, fast packing, and peak bagging. Raven is excited to be one of Middletown’s Grand Marshals and is excited to be involved with Middletown Pride.