Board of Directors

The Utah Pride Center Board of Directors is responsible for developing the Utah Pride Center’s vision and mission, establishing long term goals, raising funds, and assuring financial accountability. Board members are also being developed as leaders through their involvement in various community task forces and community coalitions.

Executive Committee

Sue Robbins
Board Chair
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Susan Ann Robbins (Sue) is a Telecommunications Professional with 34 years experience in Satellite Communications, Engineering, and Management. Sue is currently a Lead Test Engineer at L-3 Technologies, providing both internal and external facing program support for the Manufacturing Test organization
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She previously worked at Scientific-Atlanta (now Cisco) as the Operations Manager over the technical training organization, Scientific-Atlanta Institute. As a proud veteran with 20 years of service in the US Army working in Satellite Communications, she completed her career managing training in the US Army Signal Corps’ largest schoolhouse. Sue has an Associates Degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland. Sue identifies as a Transgender woman and also as an Intersex individual. Between her Army career and her father’s Navy career, Sue has called many places home; including Cuba, Guam, Germany, and Okinawa before settling in Riverdale,Utah in 2004. Sue currently lives in Woods Cross with her loving fiancée Theresa. She enjoys spending her time with family and friends and participating in community social events. Sue has three wonderful children and 10 grandchildren, who are the light of her life. Sue can be contacted at SueRobbins@UtahPrideCenter.org
Tim Johns
Board Secretary
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Tim Johns, Vice President of Development for Planned Parenthood Association of Utah, completed his masters degree from New York University in nonprofit management. Tim began his career in fundraising for various arts organizations and has worked for such prestigious organizations as The New 42nd Street, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra,
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International Creative Management. Tim has been with Planned Parenthood for nearly a decade, beginning with the Central Ohio affiliate and has currently been with the Utah affiliate for three years. Under Tim’s tenure, Planned Parenthood Association of Utah received the Winston E. Forrest, Jr. award for excellence in private fundraising from Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

Mona Stevens
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Mona Stevens is an award-winning entertainer, teacher and coach, as well as an accomplished speaker, author and Real Estate Professional in Salt Lake City. During her 27 year career as a coach, she had a track record of building, coaching, and managing top-level athletic teams at the University of Massachusetts–Amherst, at
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the University of Utah, as well as being one of our USA National Softball Team Coaches, which culminated in her recognition by the United States Olympic Committee as the “National Softball Coach of the Year” in 1997. Mona be inducted into the NFCA’s Coaches Hall of Fame in December 2016. After earning a Bachelor of Science from the University of Utah, Mona taught biological science for 5 years, developing curriculum and piloting new courses, and was named Teacher of the Year. She is a former President of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA), serving the membership of over 5,000. Currently she and her business partner Kelly Favero work in the Real Estate industry and hold the honor of being recognized as the highest producing small team for Keller Williams Salt Lake. On weekends, you can catch Mona performing with her rockin’ blues band Sister Wives.

Members at Large

Jason Suker
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Alan Walker
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Alan Walker has been working in Information Systems and Digital Marketing for over 15 years. Initially starting as a web developer, he moved into Product Management and is currently the VP of Product for Rakuten Marketing. He’s volunteered for the center many times over the years including working with the youth programs
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and emceeing one of the Pride festivals. He is also a member of the sober community that meets regularly at the center. His partner, Tim, and he have the closest thing to children, two French Bulldogs; Maggie and Margot.
Debby Berdan
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Michael Fordham
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Winslow Young
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Winslow Young is the managing director of Oz Marketing, a full-service advertising agency based in northern Utah. In this role, he oversees the daily operations of the Company, managing a team of fourteen employees and directing the marketing efforts of more than twenty organizations. Winslow also sits on the board of directors of the Young Automotive Group.
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Winslow was born and raised in Utah. He attended the University of Utah, where he developed an interest in business and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance. During his college years, Winslow discovered a passion for creativity while working for MAC Cosmetics. Shortly after graduating, he landed a job at Oz Marketing, developing the digital advertising department. In 2014, after only two years with the company, he was promoted to managing director. He stepped into this position, which includes managing the entire staff, operations, and marketing campaigns – all while pursuing his MBA at Westminster College, which he received in 2015.
In 2015, Utah Business magazine recognized Winslow in its “20 in Their 20’s” program, which spotlights young up-and-coming members of Utah’s business world. Winslow is also involved in sponsoring and raising money for many organizations in the LGBTQ community including the Utah Pride Center, QUAC, Pride Softball League, and the Utah AIDS Foundation. He believes these organizations are fundamental to the strength of the community. Winslow identifies as gay and lives in Centerville with his partner Rafael and their two adorable dogs.
Tanya Hawkins
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Jessica Watson
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Jessica Watson specializes in tax accounting and holds a certified public accountant license. She currently works for a Salt Lake City based public accounting firm. Before joining that firm, she worked in accounting and credit management for private industry.
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Jessica has served on the board of another non-profit entity, the Wasatch Mountain Club Foundation, as its treasurer and is excited to bring what she’s learned in that capacity to the Utah Pride Center. She completed a BS of accounting at the University of Utah in 2009 and a Masters of Accounting from that same institution in 2011. Jessica identifies as a lesbian, and has now been with her partner for just shy of two years. Together they have two adorable kittens, Toby and Lily.
Ariel Malan
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Ariel is a graduate student at the University of Utah, working towards her Master’s in Healthcare Administration with a passion for mental health and LGBTQ+ populations. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Weber State University.
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She has volunteered with the National Alliance for Mental Illness since 2008 and is certified as a support group facilitator. Ariel also volunteered with Ogden OUTreach resource center in teaching at-risk homeless youth life skills. Her primary goal in life is to provide vulnerable populations with the information they need to be advocates for themselves through accessible programs and support systems. She is an active participant in suicide prevention, mental health awareness, and LGBTQ+ rights. Ariel identifies as a cisgender bisexual woman and embraces the polyamorous lifestyle with her husband Chris.
Marci Milligan
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Ms. Marci Milligan holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Work, a Masters of Business Administration and a Masters Certificate in Gerontology. Marci’s diverse background in community organizing and with faith- based communities
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informed her vision to bring together a group of like-minded and experienced peers to create Lotus Community Development Consulting Services, LLC. Her skills come out of more than 35 years of work in the fields of social work, housing management, non-profit and for-profit multi-family housing development, private consulting with municipalities and non-profit entities, community development banking, and creation of financial services products on the secondary market. She has worked both in Utah, the Western United States and Nationally gaining expertise in organizational/community planning, small business development in urban and rural settings, affordable housing best practices in leveraging local, state and national lending resources which support emerging small businesses as well as low- and moderate-income minority, special needs and tribal communities. Marci has assisted in the formation of niche community loan pools, successfully raised resources for a broad range of non-profit programs and capital campaigns. Ms. Milligan is presently a board member of Inside Out Faith and Capital Campaign Chair of the Entrada Institute, Inc. a local arts organization based at the gateway to Capitol Reef National Park. She holds a strong belief in bringing together community members to identify their collective needs and in creating integrative solutions that uplift individuals, families and neighborhoods while driving affirmative results!

If you are interested in joining the Utah pride Center Board, please click here to apply.
Applications may be submitted throughout the year.  Active new member recruiting and selection typically begins each year in October.