Equality Utah Board of Directors

Equality Utah's Board members are talented, hard-working, volunteer leaders who have governance responsibility for the organization. These leaders combine their passion and professional skills to pursuing Equality Utah's vision while maintaining a commitment to its mission. 

Executive Committee:

  • Chair: Rusty Andrade
  • Vice Chair: Donna Weinholtz
  • Secretary: Marina Gomberg
  • Treasurer: Matt Castillo
  • At-Large: Donna Weinholtz
  • At-Large: Sarah Gene Hjalmarson

Members At-Large:

  • James Huntsman 
  • Misty Frost
  • Jason Olsen
  • Jordan Smith
  • Billy Stern
  • Seija Surr
  • Michelle Turpin
  • Michelle Turpin
  • Raymond Tymas-Jones
  • Steve Urquhart


See below for bios for our Board of Directors.

Equality Utah Advisory Council 

Equality Utah's Advisory Council is comprised of Founding Board Members, those instrumental in the founding of the organization, Past-Chairs of Equality Utah's Board of Directors as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people who have held or who currently hold an elected position at the state level. Equality Utah is grateful for the leadership of these outstanding individuals. 

  • Bruce Bastian
  • Jackie Biskupski
  • Michele Corigliano
  • Jim Dabakis
  • Carol Gnade
  • Laura Milliken Gray
  • Tim Houpt
  • Terry Kogan
  • Kris Liacopoulos
  • Jane Marquardt
  • Barbara Nash
  • Stephanie Pappas
  • Clifford Rosky
  • Gary & Millie Watts
  • Marcia White  

Board Bios


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