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Out Boulder County

The vision of Out Boulder County is that Boulder County serves as a model of equality, respect, and well-being for LGBTQ people. Our mission is to educate, advocate and provide services, programs and support for Boulder County's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
1
Full Time Staff:
5
Contract Staff:
1
Volunteers Annually:
150
Retention Rate:
95%

Juan Moreno, Corporate Sponsorship and Special Events Manager
Start Date: 2016

Juan Moreno is the Corporate Sponsorships and Special Events Manager at Out Boulder County. Since he joined the organization in 2016, Juan has planned all major events, including Boulder Pride Week, Longmont Pride Week, the Holiday Party, the Pool Party, and other events. Juan also coordinates sponsorship and donations, and has secured tens of thousands of dollars for the organization. Besides his duties as Corporate Sponsorships and Special Events Manager, Juan was also in charge of the Speaking Out program for the 2016-2017 school year, a program that brings panels of LGBTQ folks to schools, churches, and other organizations

Michal Duffy, Education and Program Manager
Start Date: 2017

Michal Duffy is the Education and Program Manager for Out Boulder County. Michal joined Out Boulder County in 2017 and conducts trainings on sex, gender, sexuality, and LGBTQ+101 for businesses, non-profits, schools, government agencies, and other organizations in Boulder County in English and Spanish. They oversee and develop programs and educational community engagements and support the various social and support groups. Michal also works with Out Boulder County's Trans Steering Committee and serves on various taskforces and working groups in the county. Michal has a Masters in Appropriate Technology and Environmental Design and a Bachelors in Spanish and Philosophy.

Jenna Howerton, Youth Program Coordinator
Start Date: 2018

As the Youth Program Coordinator, Jenna will be staffing our youth groups including the Trans & Gender Expansive youth group, the Art & Activism youth group, the Queer & Trans youth group, and the Spectrum LGBTQ youth of color group in Longmont. Jenna graduated from Portland State University with a Masters in Social work and from Colorado State University with a Bachelors in Ethnic Studies and Women's Studies. They have experience working with youth in educational settings, juvenile systems, residential treatment facilities, community mental health, and community programming specific for Queer and Trans youth. She is particularly interested in programming that focuses on the intersections of race/ethnicity and gender & sexuality and is excited to get involved with Out Boulder's QTPOC Steering Committee.

Charlie Prohaska, Online Content and Special Events Coordinator
Start Date: 2019

Charlie Prohaska is the new Online Content and Special Events Coordinator for Out Boulder County. In 2018, Charlie graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.A. in International Studies and a B.A. in Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies. Throughout their 4 years in college, they were actively involved in the LGBTQ+ student organizations on campus, including being President of Spectrum UI and Vice President of Gamma Rho Lambda, Rho Chapter. Charlie is very passionate about the LGBTQ+ community and is excited to work for this community-oriented organization with a dedicated staff that celebrates diversity and intersectionality.

Nate George, Database Coordinator
Start Date: 2019

Nate is a Kansas native who relocated to Colorado 11 years ago. He lives at home with his husband and menagerie of animals. After being a long time volunteer with Out Boulder County, he is elated to become an official member of the team. His longtime mottos is "Love Yourself. Love People. Change the World." and at OBC he gets to follow those words of wisdom.

Mardi Moore, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 2013

Mardi Moore is Out Boulder County's Executive Director. Prior to joining OBC in 2013, Mardi was the Deputy Director of Development at the New York City LGBT Center and worked as the Associate Director of Individual Giving for the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. She spent the previous 20 years in Seattle where she owned and operated a fundraising consulting firm serving progressive non-profits in the Pacific Northwest. Mardi has been active in LGBTQ politics at both the local and national level for 30 years. She graduated from the University of Denver with a degree in Political Science. As executive director, she is responsible for the financial management and fundraising for OBC as well as staff development and supervision, program evaluation, board development and planning.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
12
Term Length:
2
Term Limit:
6
Total # of Board Members:
12
Clients on Board:
Yes
# of Client Board Members:
12

Board Demographics:

Female:
7
Male:
2
Transgender Female:
1
Transgender Male:
2
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
0
Asian:
0
White:
9
Hispanic or Latino:
1
Multiracial:
2
American Indian or Alaska Native:
0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
0
Other Ethnicities:
0

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

3

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

76%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

30%

Percentage of Board Members that have Completeted the Colorado Secretary of State's Nonprofit Board Member Course:

0%

Nonprofit completed the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Excellence in Principles & Practices Recognition Program?

No

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Board Development / Board Orientation
By-Laws
Facilities
Fund Development

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