Our Staff

The Center would not be able to offer vital programs and services to our community if it weren’t for our staff. The next time you stop by the Center please introduce yourself and thank them for their support of our community.

Rob Moolman
Executive Director
He – Him – His
Email Me
801-539-8800 ext: 1010

Angie Salot
Director of Operations
She – Her – Hers
Email Me
801-539-8800 ext:1002

Liz Pitts
Community Engagement Director
All Pronouns
Email Me
801-539-8800 ext:1003

Hillary McDaniel
Community Events
Manager
She – Her – Hers
Email Me 
801-539-8800 ext:1012

Brandon Devlin
Volunteer Manager
He – Him – His
Email Me 
801-539-8800 ext:1008

Photo of Deb Hall.

Deb Hall
Manager of Senior Programs & Advocacy
She – Her – Hers
Email Me
801-539-8800 ext:1017

Jimmy Lee
Youth & Family Program Manager
He – She – Them
Email Me
801-539-8800 ext:1007

Liesl Archbold
Youth & Family Program Coordinator: Ages 14-20
She – Her – Hers
Email Me
801-539-8800 ext:1009

Kris Glad
Youth & Family Program Coordinator: GSA
E – Hir – Hirs
They – Them – Theirs

Email Me
801-539-8800 ext:1005

Kevin Ball
Front Desk Coordinator (Evenings)
He – Him – His
Email Me 801-539-8800 ext:1020
Kayden Jackson
Front Desk / Mental Health Office Coordinator
They – Them – Theirs
Email Me 801-539-8800 ext:1020

Katie Webinger
Front Desk Coordinator

Email Me
801-539-8800 ext:1020

Bek Birkett
Bookkeeper
He – She – They – Any
Email Me
801-539-8800 ext:1015

Kendra Custen
Executive Assistant &
Communications & Marketing Coordinator
She – Her – Hers
Email Me
801-539-8800 ext:1018

Jessie Russell
Community Education & Training Coordinator

Email Me 
801-539-8800 ext:1014

Mental Health Staff

Joshua Bravo, LCSW
Clinical Director
He – Him – His
Email Me
801-539-8800 ext:1011  
Joshua’s greatest reward as a therapist is helping clients explore ways to make the changes in their lives that will allow them to look forward to the future with hope. He believes that we all need someone to talk with...
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who will really listen and accept us as we are, without judgment. He provides clients with that warm, nonjudgmental environment—a safe place to explore the issues that may be preventing them from living the life they want.
Joshua holds a Master’s degree in Social Work and he is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He uses a variety of approaches to assist clients depending on their individual needs. He is trained in Mind-Body Bridging, Brief Solution Focused Therapy and uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Therapy and psycho-education extensively. His experience includes working with individuals working through divorce and single-parenting, addictions, intimate partner violence, grief, trans* issues, and mood disorders, among other areas.
Joshua has been working with children and families for over 15 years. His strengths is in helping children and families who have experienced trauma; especially sexual abuse, family violence, physical abuse and associated injuries. He utilizes play therapy when working with children, and holds extensive experience in working with youth placed in foster care. In addition, Joshua has worked with both perpetrators and survivors of intimate partner violence in various community mental health centers.

Lane Gardinier, CSW/MSW
He – Him – His
Email Me
801-539-8800 ext:1013

Lane is a mental health therapist who believes in the inherent value and inner strength of each individual and strives to assist clients in finding the most success and personal satisfaction in all domains of life. Lane earned a B.A. in Sociology
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with undergraduate certificates in Diversity and Criminology & Corrections. Lane has worked with University of Utah’s Center for Disability & Access since 2009 assisting students with disabilities, most recently as a Disability Advisor. Lane has also served in various positions since 2006 within the Board of Directors of Crossroads Urban Center, a local non-profit food pantry and social justice agency, as well as held Board positions on the action group Make Hunger Visible since 2003. Lane has served as a panelist educating on topics of disability, lgbtq+ identities and issues, and social justice centered on hunger, homelessness and other topics specific to reducing hardship and increasing the power of poor and low income individuals and families. In the past, Lane has also served as a member of the UTA Community Advisory Board and the Rose City chapter of the National Federation of the Blind in Portland, OR. Lane works with adults and families utilizing therapy modalities of Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavioral (REBT), Solutions-Focued, Eniotional-Focused and Psychodynamic exploration. Lane is originally from Washington state, enjoys gardening, the outdoors and is an animal lover.

Candice Metzler, CSW
They – Them – Theirs
Email Me
801-539-8800 ext:1019

Candice is a Certified Social Worker (CSW) and Doctoral candidate nearing the completion of a PhD in Social Work at the University of Utah. She holds a Master’s degree in Social Work and Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.
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Her area of research is clinical practice with LGBTQI populations. Candice is also the Executive Director of Transgender Education Advocates (TEA) of Utah. She has guest lectured on college and university campuses throughout Utah and works as a volunteer with the U.S. Department of Justice training local and regional law enforcement.
Candice has served transgender, gender nonconforming, intersex, and questioning children, youth and adults for more than 5 years through group facilitation, individual and family counseling, program development, and community support. She has also worked with individuals and families struggling with homelessness. Candice draws from a variety of theoretical and clinical approaches including Multicultural, Person-Centered, Positive Psychology, and Cognitive-Behavioral therapeutic techniques. Her strengths are helping individuals and families working through gender and life transitions. In addition, Candice works with individuals and families who have experienced trauma and/or abuse and those experiencing grief and loss. She also works with individuals struggling with spiritual conflicts, PTSD, depression, and anxiety.

Jake Martinez, BSW Intern
He – Him – His
jakemartinez@utahpridecenter.org
801-539-8800

Jake Martinez is a bachelor's of Social Work Intern from Utah Valley University. He works with our Youth and Family Programs as well as with our Mental Health team. In addition to
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Social Work, Jake enjoys spending time with his three children, baking, cooking, woodwork and art.

Brad Myers
He – Him – His
bradmyers@utahpridecenter.org
801-539-8800

Bio coming soon!

Mariana Nibley, PMHNP-I, BSN, RN 
She – Her – They – Them
mariananibley@utahpridecenter.org
801-539-8800

Mariana is a student at the University of Utah and precepting as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). She earned her BSN from Utah Valley University and has spent her nursing career
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working in geriatrics and clinical research. As a mental health practitioner, Mariana focuses on a person-centered approach, utilizing various therapeutic modalities. In her spare time, Mariana enjoys playing with her two dogs in Utah’s beautiful mountain ranges.

Jason Farris, BSN, RN,
Student PMHNP
He – Him – His
jasonfarris@utahpridecenter.org
801-539-8800

Jason is in the doctorate of nursing practice (DNP) psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) program at the University of Utah. He earned his bachelor's degree in the science of nursing (BSN) at Idaho State University. Jason has served as
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an Army nurse for eight years and enjoys providing care for individuals with various backgrounds and experiences. He works as an intern psychotherapist as a member of the mental health team. Jason utilizes a person-centered approach with integrated interventions and techniques from a variety of modalities to meet the needs of clients. He enjoys camping, hiking, motorcycles, and spending time with family.

Brooke Autrey, MSW Intern 
She – Her – Hers
brookeautrey@utahpridecenter.org
385-404-5718

Brooke is a first year Masters of Social Work student at the University of Utah completing her first year practicum with the Utah Pride Center. She completed her bachelors degree in psychology at Utah Valley University. Brooke has substantial experience in working with
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children, teens, and adults with autism and intellectual disabilities. Brooke works with the Youth and Family Programming at the Utah Pride Center co-facilitating 2-10 Groups, co-facilitating the Youth Survivors of Suicide Attempts group, and case managing.
Portrait of Jake Oaklyn, MSWi.

Jake Oaklyn, MSW Intern
He – Him – His
jakeoaklyn@utahpridecenter.org
801-539-8800 ext: 1002

Jake is an affirmative therapist, and is passionate about helping people find balance and peace in their lives. This is done mainly through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) work. He also currently co-facilitates
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our adult trans and 10-14 year-old groups, and has helped out with several community events this school year. He graduates from the University of Utah’s Master’s program in Social Work this May.