Board of Directors

Link to Utah Pride Board Application Page

The Utah Pride Center Board of Directors initiates its Selection Committee each fall for the coming calendar year.   Any applications submitted that aren’t during the Open Call performed by the Selection Committee will be retained and provided to the Selection Committee at its inception. 

Applications for Utah Pride Center Board are now closed for 2021

Board Governance

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

Chris Jensen
(he-him-his)

Board Chair

ChrisJensen@utahpridecenter.org Chris Jensen is a realtor, entrepreneur, and small business owner. Prior to his career in real estate, Chris gained experience in corporate governance, budgets and finance, Read More

Michael Iwasaki
(he-him-his)

Board Secretary

MichaelIwasaki@utahpridecenter.org

Michael Iwasaki received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Utah, followed by his Juris Doctor degree from the S.J. Quinney College Read More

Gloria Castaneda
(she-her-hers)

Executive Member at Large

GloriaCastaneda@utahpridecenter.org Gloria Castaneda is currently the 2-1-1 Senior Resource Specialist at United Way of Salt Lake (UWSL). The 2-1-1 program is a statewide information and referral system for Read More

Board Members

Tim Johns
(he-him-his)

Board Member

TimJohns@utahpridecenter.org Tim Johns, Vice President of Development for Planned Parenthood Association of Utah, completed his masters degree from New York University in nonprofit Read More

Ariel Malan
(she-her-hers)

Board Member

ArielMalan@utahpridecenter.org
Ariel Malan (she/her), earned a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from University of Utah in 2018. For over a decade, Ariel’s passion has Read More

Candice Pitcher
(she-her-hers)

Board Member

CandicePitcher@utahpridecenter.org Candice Pitcher is an attorney in the banking and financial services sector. Candice began her career at Jones Waldo Holbrook & McDonough, Read More
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    Austin Hendrickson
    (he-him-his)

    Board Member

    Biography coming soon!

    Chance Pennington
    (he-him-his)

    Board Member

    TimJohns@utahpridecenter.org

    Chance Pennington is the current Group Human Resources Manager Read More

    RioPolidori

      Rio Polidori
      (she/her/they/them)

      Board Member

      Biography coming soon!

      John Stewart
      (he-him-his)

      Board Member

      Biography coming soon!

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