Board of Directors

Nguyen Pham he/him
President

Janelle Luster she/they
Vice President

Spring Collins she/they
Secretary


Carolyn Wysinger she/her

Manuel Alejandro Pérez he/him/él

Anjali Rimi she/they

Maceo Persson he/him

Joshua Smith he/him

Linda Martley-Jordan she/her

George Smith III

Dr. Nas Mohamed he/him

Adell Hanson-Kahn they/them

Nguyen Pham
President; he/him
Janelle Luster
Vice President; she/they
Spring Collins
Secretary; she/they

Carolyn Wysinger
she/her
Manuel Alejandro Pérez
he/him/él
Anjali Rimi
she/they
Maceo Persson
he/him
Joshua Smith
he/him
Linda Martley-Jordan
she/her
George Smith III
Dr. Nas Mohamed
he/him
Adell Hanson-Kahn
they/them

Board Committees

President Pham and Vice President Luster are ex officio members of all Board Committees, aside from the Audit Committee of which the President may not be a member. Additionally, as the chairperson of the Audit committee, Vice President Pham may not serve on the Budget & Finance Committee.

Budget and Finance

Chair: Treasurer ()
Members: to be determined
Scope: budget preparation and financial strategy and oversight of the corporation.

Policies and Procedures

Chair: to be determined
Members: to be determined
Scope: keeping the structure of the corporation under review and the formulation, maintenance and enforcement of policy.

Personnel

Chair: President (Nguyen Pham)
Members: to be determined
Scope: monitoring the human resources strategy of the corporation.

Long Range Planning

Co-Chairs: to be determined & Executive Director (Suzanne Ford)
Members: to be determined
Schedule: Second Wednesdays, after Membership Meeting
Scope: developing, monitoring and reviewing strategies for the organization, including an organizational strategic plan.

Nominating

Co-Chairs: President (Nguyen Pham) & Vice President (Janelle Luster)
Members: Executive Director (Suzanne Ford), to be determined
Scope: identifying qualified candidates for the Board by devising and implementing a plan for strategic Board recruitment.

Development

Chair: to be determined
Members: to be determined
Schedule: Third Tuesdays, 6pm
Scope: identifying new funding opportunities for the corporation.

Audit

Chair: to be determined
Members: to be determined
Scope: recommending to the Board of Directors the retention and termination of the independent auditor and negotiating the independent auditor's compensation.
Note: neither the President, Treasurer, nor any of the staff may serve on the Audit Committee, and the chairperson may not be a member of the Budget & Finance committee, nor shall members of the Budget & Finance committee constitute more than one half of the Audit committee.

Community Affairs

Co-Chairs to be determined
Members: to be determined
Schedule: third wednesdays, 6:15pm
Scope:

  • reviewing membership applications and making recommendations to the Board for the acceptance/rejection of applications and for renewals.
  • oversees the membership program of the organization by creating and determining member benefits, devising a membership card and conducting membership roadshows.
  • developing the organization's outreach strategy and conducting community rap sessions and forums.
  • organization's newsletter.

Entertainment

Chair Spring Collins
Members: spring, joshua, george, linda
Schedule:
Scope:

  • provides recommendations to the executive director on matters related to the entertainment programming for the annual Pride Celebration
  • identify, evaluate, and recommend potential performers, artists, and entertainers for the Pride Celebration
  • provides input on the overall entertainment strategy for the Pride Celebration, ensuring that the programming is diverse, inclusive, and reflective of the LGBTQ+ community


Fiscal Year 2024

# of Directors
12 (1 resigned)
Oficers
Nguyen Pham, President
Janelle Luster, Vice President
Spring Collins, Secretary
VACANT, Treasurer
Other Directors
Adell Hanson-Kahn, Anjali Rimi, Carolyn Wysinger, Dr. Nas Mohamed, George Smith III, Joshua Smith, Linda Martley-Jordan, Maceo Persson, Manuel Alajandro Pérez,Robert Louie (resigned)

Fiscal Year 2023

# of Directors
12 (1 resigned)
Oficers
Nguyen Pham, President
Janelle Luster, Vice President
Spring Collins, Secretary
Robert Louie, Treasurer
Other Directors
Carolyn Wysinger, Elizabeth Lanyon, Manuel Alajandro Pérez, Maceo Persson, Joshua Smith, Linda Martley-Jordan, George Smith III, Di'ara Reid (resigned)

Fiscal Year 2022

# of Directors
10
Oficers
Carolyn Wysinger, President
Nguyen Pham, Vice President
Elizabeth Lanyon, Secretary
Janelle Vinson, Treasurer
Other Directors
Manuel A. Perez, Maceo Persson, Di'ara Reid, Spring Collins, Anjali Rimi, Joshua Smith, Suzanne Ford (resigned to become Interim Executive Director)

Fiscal Year 2021

# of Directors
7 (4 resigned)
Oficers
Carolyn Wysinger, President
Suzanne Ford, Vice President
Nguyen Pham, Secretary
Anjali Rimi, Treasurer
Other Directors
Elizabeth Lanyon, Manuel Perez, Joshua Smith,Bivett Brackett (resigned), Kerby Lynch (resigned), Tuquan Harrison (resigned), Lady Diana Oliva (resigned)

Fiscal Year 2020

# of Directors
10 (2 resigned)
Oficers
Carolyn Wysinger, President
Jacob Little, Vice President
Nguyen Pham, Secretary
Suzanne Ford, Treasurer
Other Directors
Nikki Calma, Elizabeth Lanyon, Kerby Lynch, Manuel Perez, Anjali Rimi, Amy Sueyoshi, Alex U. Inn (resigned), Bruce Beaudette (resigned)

Fiscal Year 2019

# of Directors
13
Oficers
Jacquelene Bishop, President
Jacob Little, Vice President
Nguyen Pham, Secretary
Suzanne Ford, Treasurer
Other Directors
Amy Sueyoshi, Bruce Beaudette, DJ Gray, Elizabeth Lanyon, Kerby Lynch, Manuel Perez, Nikii Calma, William Walker, Carolyn Wysinger

Fiscal Year 2018

# of Directors
10 (1 resigned)
Oficers
Michelle Meow, President
Melanie Nathan, Vice President
Jason Galisatus, Secretary
Jacquelene Bishop, Treasurer
Other Directors
Kenzi Connor, Anietie Ekanem, DJ Gray, Nguyen Pham, Joey Stevenson, Justin Taylor, William Walker, Jason Galisatus (resigned)

Fiscal Year 2017

# of Directors
13 (1 resigned)
Oficers
, President
, Vice President
, Secretary
, Treasurer
Other Directors
Lori Bilella, Joey Cain (resigned), Larry Crickenberger, David Currie, Cheryl Dunye, Michelle Meow, Melanie Nathan, Chandra Redack, Jackie Rednour-Bruckman, Jesse Sanford, Joey Stevenson, Justin Taylor, Gary Virginia, John Weber

Fiscal Year 2016

# of Directors
11 (2 resigned)
Oficers
Gary Virginia, President
Marsha H. Levine, Vice President
Justin Taylor, Secretary
Larry Crickenberger, Treasurer
Other Directors
Joey Cain, John Caldera, Jose Cital, Larry Crickenberger, David Currie, Veronika Fimbres, Michelle Meow, Chandra Redack, Jesse Sanford, Don Wagda

Fiscal Year 2015

# of Directors
12
Oficers
Gary Virginia, President
Marsha Levine, Vice President
, Secretary
David Currie, Treasurer
Other Directors
Joey Cain, John Caldera, Jose Cital, Larry Crickenberger, Michelle Meow, Chandra Xi'an Redack, Jesse Sanford, Justin Taylor, Don Wagda

Previous Boards of Directors

Year (Oct-Sep) # of Directors President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Other Directors
2024 12 (1 resigned) Nguyen Pham Janelle Luster Spring Collins VACANT Adell Hanson-Kahn, Anjali Rimi, Carolyn Wysinger, Dr. Nas Mohamed, George Smith III, Joshua Smith, Linda Martley-Jordan, Maceo Persson, Manuel Alajandro Pérez,Robert Louie (resigned)
2023 12 (1 resigned) Nguyen Pham Janelle Luster Spring Collins Robert Louie Carolyn Wysinger, Elizabeth Lanyon, Manuel Alajandro Pérez, Maceo Persson, Joshua Smith, Linda Martley-Jordan, George Smith III, Di'ara Reid (resigned)
2022 10 Carolyn Wysinger Nguyen Pham Elizabeth Lanyon Janelle Vinson Manuel A. Perez, Maceo Persson, Di'ara Reid, Spring Collins, Anjali Rimi, Joshua Smith, Suzanne Ford (resigned to become Interim Executive Director)
2021 7 (4 resigned) Carolyn Wysinger Suzanne Ford Nguyen Pham Anjali Rimi Elizabeth Lanyon, Manuel Perez, Joshua Smith,Bivett Brackett (resigned), Kerby Lynch (resigned), Tuquan Harrison (resigned), Lady Diana Oliva (resigned)
2020 10 (2 resigned) Carolyn Wysinger Jacob Little Nguyen Pham Suzanne Ford Nikki Calma, Elizabeth Lanyon, Kerby Lynch, Manuel Perez, Anjali Rimi, Amy Sueyoshi, Alex U. Inn (resigned), Bruce Beaudette (resigned)
2019 13 Jacquelene Bishop Jacob Little Nguyen Pham Suzanne Ford Amy Sueyoshi, Bruce Beaudette, DJ Gray, Elizabeth Lanyon, Kerby Lynch, Manuel Perez, Nikii Calma, William Walker, Carolyn Wysinger
2018 10 (1 resigned) Michelle Meow Melanie Nathan Jason Galisatus Jacquelene Bishop Kenzi Connor, Anietie Ekanem, DJ Gray, Nguyen Pham, Joey Stevenson, Justin Taylor, William Walker, Jason Galisatus (resigned)
2017 13 (1 resigned) Lori Bilella, Joey Cain (resigned), Larry Crickenberger, David Currie, Cheryl Dunye, Michelle Meow, Melanie Nathan, Chandra Redack, Jackie Rednour-Bruckman, Jesse Sanford, Joey Stevenson, Justin Taylor, Gary Virginia, John Weber
2016 11 (2 resigned) Gary Virginia Marsha H. Levine Justin Taylor Larry Crickenberger Joey Cain, John Caldera, Jose Cital, Larry Crickenberger, David Currie, Veronika Fimbres, Michelle Meow, Chandra Redack, Jesse Sanford, Don Wagda
2015 12 Gary Virginia Marsha Levine David Currie Joey Cain, John Caldera, Jose Cital, Larry Crickenberger, Michelle Meow, Chandra Xi'an Redack, Jesse Sanford, Justin Taylor, Don Wagda