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Terry Stone, Executive Director, CenterLink

Terry Stone

CEO

PO Box 24490
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33307-4490
954-765-6024 phone
954.206-0469 fax
terry@lgbtcenters.org

Terry Stone is the Executive Director of CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers.  Founded in 1994, CenterLink plays an important role in supporting the growth of LGBT centers across the country and addressing the challenges they face, by helping them to improve their organizational and service delivery capacity and increase access to public resources in support of their programs. CenterLink also acts as the voice for LGBT community centers in national grassroots organizing, coalition building and awareness-raising in order to strengthen and build a unified center movement.  Terry has held the position of Executive Director since 2006 and is responsible for providing leadership in achieving the agency’s mission to assist community centers in building a movement that honors and promotes full human rights and dignity for LGBT people.  He spends much of his time working with centers on board governance, fundraising, capacity building, leadership development and strategic planning.  Terry is a BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer.

Terry brings over 20 years of nonprofit experience with the LGBT, HIV/AIDS and aging communities.  He previously served as the Executive Director of the National Adult Day Services Association, The Center of Orange County and the Northwest AIDS Foundation.  Throughout his career, Terry has served on a number of boards and commissions at the national, state and local levels including AIDS Action Council, the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations, National Coalition for LGBT Health, Men Alive, YMCA, and the Ryan White Planning Council.  He lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

 

Dr. Scout

Director - The Network for LGBT Health Equity at CenterLink

PO Box 24490
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33307-4490 
954-765-6024 phone 
954.206-0469 fax 
scout@lgbtcenters.org

 

Dr. Scout is the director of the Network for LGBT Health Equity at CenterLink, an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor at Boston University School of Public Health, and a Huffington Post blogger. He is a frequent public speaker and cultural competency trainer who specializes in tobacco, wellness, transgender health, social determinants, health disparities, and surveillance. As director of the Network, he leads a team that links the wisdom and expertise on health between governmental policymakers and LGBT community leaders (see more on the project blog, lgbthealthequity.wordpress.com). Dr. Scout has been doing policy advocacy work for over 10 years. He has cognitively tested surveillance measures and written a series of briefs on LGBT health policy. He is a co-author of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association's Provider Guidelines for LGBT Care and their online LGBT cultural competency training. Dr. Scout was the first recipient of the Community Service Award from the National Coalition for LGBT Health, is CDC's Health Disparity Champion, and most recently the Advocate of the Year for National Youth Pride Services, the black gay youth organization. Dr. Scout is an openly transgender father of three kids, as well as a vegetarian and ardent user of bike share systems across the country.

 

Denise Spivak

Director of Member Relations and External Affairs

PO Box 24490
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33307-4490
954-765-6024 phone
954.206-0469 fax
denise@lgbtcenters.org

 

Denise Spivak joined CenterLink after working in the private sector  for over twenty years.  She has extensive experience in team management, talent acquisition and program development. Prior to joining CenterLink, Denise was a corporate executive recruiter.  Her background also includes on-air and production roles in the broadcast industry and senior retail management positions with Fortune 500 companies.

Denise was born and raised in the Washington, D.C. area.  Starting in  the early ‘90s she was part of the Sophie’s Parlor Radio Collective, the longest-running women’s music radio show in the country.  She also served as a stage manager, producer and sound crew member for numerous Pride events and Women’s Music festivals, and was a production assistant for “A Simple Matter of Justice”, the video of the 1993 March on Washington.  She currently serves on a number of local non-profit boards and committees focused in the LGBT arena.  Denise is a graduate of Gettysburg College where she received her B.A. in Psychology.


Jake Tolan

YouthLink Coordinator

PO Box 24490
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33307-4490 
954-765-6024 phone 
954.206-0469 fax 
Jake@lgbtcenters.org

 

Jake Tolan joined CenterLink after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Philosophy.  Prior to joining CenterLink, Jake worked in nonprofits for four years, mostly dealing with inner city community building and activism.  He has extensive experience working with queer youth, as well as political advocacy and event planning.  While at Penn, he led efforts to secure trans healthcare and same-sex benefits for faculty and staff, and helped to revise Penn’s purchasing practices to prioritize LGBT-owned businesses.  Jake has also lobbied for safe schools legislation in the Pennsylvania capitol, and helped to plan the 2012 IvyQ student conference.

 

Julia Landis

Executive Assistant

PO Box 24490
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33307-4490
954-765-6024 phone
954.206-0469 fax
Julia@lgbtcenters.org

 

Julia Landis joined the CenterLink team after working in the private sector for over 25 years. She has extensive experience both in retail and call-center management most recently working in “social paper” i.e. creating, printing and assembling invitations for every event imaginable. Prior to joining CenterLink Julia was a store manager in a neighborhood invitation store. Previously she spent over 9 years working for a major telecommunications company as both a manager and on-line representative in a customer service call center. Julia is a former board member and current volunteer for Women In Network, Broward county’s lesbian social and networking organization handling membership and heading up WIN’s new Extreme Couponing program. Julia is a graduate of the University of South Alabama where she received her B.S. in Business Management.

 

Daniella Matthews-Trigg

Program Administrator - The Network for LGBT Health Equity at CenterLink

PO Box 24490
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33307-4490 
954-765-6024 phone 
954.206-0469 fax 
Daniella@lgbtcenters.org

 

Daniella Matthews-Trigg is Program Administrator for The Network for LGBT Health Equity at CenterLink, and has been with the Network for LGBT Health Equity since 2011. Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, she studied anthropology and Sociology at Mills College in Oakland, CA and now resides in sunny San Diego. Daniella has been working in Public Health since 2004, including a summer at a tuberculosis clinic in New Mexico, and the cofounding of a health center on her college campus. Daniella has a fierce passion for LGBTQ health access and public health. When Daniella is not managing the Network grants and contracts, she is taking care of her collection of houseplants, visiting natural history museums, and planning roadtrips.

 

Felecia King

Project Specialist - The Network for LGBT Health Equity at CenterLink

PO Box 24490
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33307-4490 
954-765-6024 phone 
954.206-0469 fax 
felecia@lgbtcenters.org

Felecia King is Project Specialist for The Network for LGBT Health Equity at CenterLink.  Felecia was born and raised in sunny South Florida.  Prior to joining CenterLink, Felecia acquired an extensive background in team management, event planning, organizational leadership, customer service and graphic design. She studied Mass Communications at Broward College. Felecia founded Sigma Nu Beta, Inc., a Greek-lettered fraternity for lesbian women of masculinity in 2006. She also started Touch Miami Magazine, a magazine company for lesbian women of colour. Felecia’s passion is assisting the greater global community to be a more welcoming place for our eclectic LGBT community.


 

Lynn P. Glover

Finance Manager

PO Box 24490
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33307-4490 
954-765-6024 phone 
954.206-0469 fax 
Lynn@lgbtcenters.org

 

Lynn Glover - Lynn is a talented, experienced and hands on professional and is very involved in the LGBT community in Fort Lauderdale.  She currently serves on the Executive Board of Women In Network (WIN) and is on the Marketing Advisory Team (MAT) for the Pride Center at Equality Park.  Lynn is the Chairperson for WIN's Annual Golf Event and is always the first to volunteer to help with the Food and Holiday Toy drives.  Whether it's work or play, Lynn is dedicated to helping others and takes great pride in being of service. As she says, "It's all about the vision and the passion to help others succeed!"  Lynn received her BA in Economics from Saint Lawrence University in Canton, NY and resides in Boca Raton, FL.  The finance manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day financial operations of CenterLink.




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