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Mission - The Onslow County LGBTQ+ Community Center is dedicated to enhancing and sustaining the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals, our families and allies, by providing educational, social, and health related activities, programs and services.

 

Values

 

These are values that the Onslow County LGBTQ+ Community Center, made up of community members, families and allies agreed should drive our collective work.

 

Equitable - We believe that all people in Onslow County deserve opportunities to thrive.

 

Strength - Based We build upon the inherent strengths of the individuals, families, & communities we serve.

 

Collaborative - We develop ideas & come to decisions together.

 

LGBTQ+ Community Led - Our community members, their families and our allies know what they need & guide what to build, for whom, why & when.

 

Data Driven - We make decisions & improve our program based on evidence & data

Our Team

Voting Board Dennis Biancuzzo, Marcy Wofford, Austin Moore, Samuel Johnson
Christina Alicea-Richard, Ashley Wallace
Joe Coffey-Persondek, Lillith Campos
Rory Linehan, Caitie Smith, Giovonni Addams, Nova Swanstrom, Jazmine Addams.

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Dennis Biancuzzo He, Him, They

Executive Director

With us since our founding, Dennis Biancuzzo is one of our veteran team members. They bring their years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed.

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Samuel Johnson 

He, Him

Board Chairperson
Director of Communications

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Katy Hansen

She/They

Board Member
ENC YOUth Coordinator

Experienced, trustworthy, fun. These are just a few of the ways coworkers describe this invaluable member of our team. Kris Ward is truly a joy to be around and makes it a pleasure to come to work every single day.

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Lillith Campos     She, Her

Board Vice Chair
Health & Wellness Coordinator
Transgender Peer Support
Trainer
Freelance Writer

Lillith Campos joined Onslow County LGBTQ+ Community Center with the vision and drive to improve upon our LGBTQ+ Organization, and focused on developing the organization with experience and integrity.

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Jazmine Addams, She/Her

Trainer, Recovery Support, Transgender Support

Experienced, trustworthy, fun. These are just a few of the ways coworkers describe this invaluable member of our team. Jazmine Addams is truly a joy to be around and makes it a pleasure to come to work every single day.

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Austin Moore     

He, Him

Board Member
ENC Pride, President

With us since our founding, Austin Moore is one of our veteran team members. They bring their years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed.

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Caitie Smith Gawne

Her, She

Spirituality Director
Board Member

Caitie Smith Gawne joined Onslow County LGBTQ+ Community Center with the vision and drive to improve upon our LGBTQ+ Organization, and focused on developing the organization with experience and integrity.

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Nova Swanstrom MA, LPA  She/Her/They

Board Member, psychologist, Health and Wellness, Transgender Support

Experienced, trustworthy, fun. These are just a few of the ways coworkers describe this invaluable member of our team. Nova Swanstrom is truly a joy to be around and makes it a pleasure to come to work every single day.

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Giovanni Dinomight Addams

He, Him

Events & Socialization
Board Liason

Giovanni Dinomight joined Onslow County LGBTQ+ Community Center with the vision and drive to improve upon our LGBTQ+ Organization, and focused on developing the organization with experience and integrity.

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Ashley Wallace

She, Her

Board Secretary
Events Coordinator

Experienced, trustworthy, fun. These are just a few of the ways coworkers describe this invaluable member of our team. Ashley Wallace is truly a joy to be around and makes it a pleasure to come to work every single day.

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Rory Linehan

He, Him

Board Member
Civic & Community Engagement Coordinator

With us since our founding, Rory Linehan is one of our veteran team members. They bring their years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed.

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Mary Wooford, She,/Her

Board Member

Mary Wooford joined Onslow County LGBTQ+ Community Center with the vision and drive to improve upon our LGBTQ+ Organization, and focused on developing the organization with experience and integrity.

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Melvin Kenyatta Euring, He/Him

Board Treasurer

Experienced, trustworthy, fun. These are just a few of the ways coworkers describe this invaluable member of our team. Melvinn Euring is truly a joy to be around and makes it a pleasure to come to work every single day.

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Christina Richards She/Her

Board Member
Intimate Partner Violence Support

With us since our founding, Christina Richards is one of our veteran team members. They bring their years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed.

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Joe Coffey Persondek He/Him

Board Member

Joe Coffey Persondek  joined Onslow County LGBTQ+ Community Center with the vision and drive to improve upon our LGBTQ+ Organization, and focused on developing the organization with experience and integrity.