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About Us

Our Mission

The LGBTQIA+ Center serves as a haven for all. We welcome and celebrate the diversity of our communities and strive to empower all to live authentic lives. 

Our Core Values

We are a Community of Caring 

We Support in difficult times 

We Celebrate our community in joy 

We Empower everyone to thrive 

We Build Bridges in difficult places 

We Lead with courageous integrity 

We Hold ourselves Accountable and commit to rising to improvement, recognizing blind spots and privilege 

Our Vision

Living and thriving as our authentic selves.

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200k+

People Served in 2022

Who We Are

The Center Staff

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John Waldron, Ed.D

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
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Leana Ramirez

CHIEF CLINICAL OFFICER
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Donya Monroe

Chief Financial Officer
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Holly Reese

Senior Director of Programming
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Mona Lisa Paulo

DIRECTOR OF CLINIC & HIV SERVICES
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AJ Huth

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS & CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
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Andre Martin

DIRECTOR OF INCLUSIVE PROGRAMMING
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Matthew Dang

Director of Grants, Analysis & Administration
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Laura Hernandez

Director of Senior and Youth Programs

Veronica Arana

clinic Program MANAGER

Erik Baird

HIV ADVOCATE

Ashley Barrales

clinic Program MANAGER

Dr. Jerry Cade

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Yazmin Castillo

HIV ADVOCATE lead

Yesenia Castro

VOLUNTEER & GUEST SERVICES MANAGER

Benjamin Clayton

hiv Peer Navigator

Michael Dacken

maintenance manager

Danielle Galaudet

CAN Programs Administrator

Kristina Gengler

Medical biller

Dr. Howard grossman

Associate medical director

Kiande Jakada

HIV health educator

izzy Labrada-Espinoza

HIV ADVOCATES II

Danial Lane

HIV ADVOCATES

gabriel Lopez

hiv advocate

Aariel Lauria

HIV ADVOCATE

Kate Martinez

Insurance Navigator

Thomas McNeil

medical assistant

lisbeth Mendoza

Insurance Navigator

Joseph Munoz

HIV ADVOCATE

Eric Rust

Human resources

Miguel Pineda

operations MANAGER

Ron Schnese

linkage-to-care coordinator lead

Sarah Sentz

nurse practitioner

Lucas Serrano

hiv patient manager

Tasia Sloan

hiv administrator

Michael Strauss

medical RECEPTIONIST

Phillip Vinson

facilities specialist

Cynthia Watson

Medical Receptionist

Christ Williams

340B SPECIALIST

Greg Wilken

Human Resources

Chad Woodruff

EVENTS ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

Governing Board of Directors

Ryn Bartel, Esq.

PRESIDENT

Shalom Stephens, Esq.

VICE PRESIDENT

Christopher Melton

Treasurer

Denise McCurry

Secretary

Wayne Cassard

Immediate Past President

Andrea Behrens

BOARD MEMBER

Dr. Marc Bodman

BOARD MEMBER

Monica Brown

BOARD MEMBER

Travis Chance

BOARD MEMBER

Matt Cox

BOARD MEMBER

Matthew Dempsey

BOARD MEMBER

Kaitlyn (Katy) Jones

BOARD MEMBER

Anne Mazzola

BOARD MEMBER

Shushan Sadjadi

BOARD MEMBER

April Thomas

BOARD MEMBER

Ms. Ivana Walborn

BOARD MEMBER

Kangcheng (Kang) Yin

BOARD MEMBER

Center Foundation Board

Wendy Kraft

president

Carol Fisher

vice president

Chuck Neuwohner

treasurer

Alex Bybee

secretary

Shelley Berkley

BOARD MEMBER

Robert Dolan

BOARD MEMBER

Karla Perez

BOARD MEMBER

Community Partners

Agilitec IT

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

Aniyah Brown

YOUTH HIV COUNCIL

Bright Star Foundation

HOUSING

Broadway In The Hood

YOUTH PROGRAMMING

Community Counseling Center

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

ContentGro

MARKETING

Cragin & Pike

BENEFITS/INSURANCE

Greg Wilken, Esq, Endunamo

HUMAN RESOURCES

J.C. Melvin

REAL ESTATE & BUSINESS CONSULTATION

Kelly Travis

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Makeo James

CREATIVE CONSULTANT

Opportunity Village

JOB ASSESSMENT & TRAINING

The Mexican Consulate of Las Vegas

LATIN COMMUNITY SERVICES

The Stacey Wedding Group

STRATEGIC PLANNING

Three Square

FOOD DISTRIBUTION SERVICES

Tom Kovach, DonorBasis

DEVELOPMENT

Umbrella Bookkeeping

ACCOUNTING SERVICES

UNLV

COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH