Collaborative Executive Officers

Tanya Hawkins
(she-her-hers)

Co-CEO, Equity and Programs

Tanya Hawkins is Co-CEO, Legal and Operations. Tanya has served in multiple capacities at the Utah Pride Center for the past several years. Before accepting this position, Tanya served as Vice Chair on the Board ensuring its Read More

Benjamin Carr
(he-him-his)

Co-CEO, Development and Communications

Benjamin Carr is Co-CEO, Development and Communications. Ben leads all fundraising efforts and directs the Utah Pride Center’s marketing and communications strategy. Prior to joining the UPC in December 2021, Read More

Jessica Dummar
(she-her)

Co-CEO, Legal and Operations

Jessica Dummar is Co-CEO, Legal and Operations. Jessica was raised in a small farming town in Idaho with her five sisters. Some of her favorite memories are jumping off bridges and swimming in rivers with her family in the summer. After graduating from Read More

Directors

Amanda Darrow
(she-her-hers)

Youth, Family, and Education Director

Amanda holds a Master’s degree in Education and a…

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Kimberly Gillette, MSW, LCSW
(she-her-hers)

Interim Clinical Director

In this role, Kimberly will oversee our mental health services and prepare…

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Deb Hall
(she-her-hers)

Director of Adult Programming

Deb Hall spent the first 23 years of her career working in…

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John Johnson
(he-him-his)

Director of Operations & Administration

John Johnson has a long history with the Utah Pride Center…

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Staff

Michelle Anklan.

Michelle Anklan,
LCSW
(she/they)

Therapist

Michelle is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and earned her ...

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Kylie Lo
(she-her)

Youth, Family & Education Coordinator

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Sarah MacCombie.

Sarah MacCombie,
OTL, ACMHC
(she-her-they-them)

Therapist

Sarah MacCombie is a licensed occupational therapist and...

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Emily Walker.

Emily Walker
(she-her-hers)

Volunteer Engagement Manager

Emily is an accomplished Events Production & Management...

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Joni Weiss.

Joni Weiss
(she-her-hers)

Manager of Website Admin & Content Coordination

Joni has her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer...

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Interns

Tascha Carlucci.

Tascha Carlucci

(she-her-hers)

MSW Candidate — Boise State

Tascha Carlucci is a clinical intern working on receiving her Masters in Social Work...

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Jackie Keel
(she-her-they-them)

MSW Candidate — Univ of Utah

Jackie Keel is a clinical intern working on receiving her Master’s in Social Work...

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Haley Cook
(she-her-hers-ella-ellas)

MSW Candidate — Univ of Utah

Hayley Cook is an intern currently working towards achieving their Master’s in ...

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Mahalia Lotz.

Mahalia Lotz
(she-her-hers)

MSW Candidate — Univ of Utah

Mahalia is an Master’s of Social Work student at the University...

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Chalese Meyer.

Chalese Meyer
(she-her)

MSW Candidate — Univ of Utah

Chalese Meyer is a clinical intern attending the University of Utah’s ...

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Courtney VanDermyden.

Courtney VanDermyden,
CMHCi
(she-her-hers)

CMHC Candidate — Adler University

Courtney is an intern working towards a Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling...

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Lauren Wilde.

Lauren Wilde
(she-her-hers)

MSW Candidate — Univ of Utah

Lauren is an intern currently working towards her Master’s in ...

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