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About Us

Explore our compelling mission and visionary goals, and get to know the esteemed members of our Board of Directors.

Mission

The Rainbow Collective of WNY is dedicated to enhancing and maintaining the well-being of LGBTQIA+ individuals. This mission is pursued through various actions and initiatives to foster a sense of community, advocate for LGBTQIA+ interests, offer educational opportunities, and provide social support. We are committed to creating a safe and non-judgmental space, serving as a support network for individuals who align with the shared vision of social equality.

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Vision

Overall, the Rainbow Collective of WNY is driven by the commitment to building a more inclusive and equitable society, where individuals of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and backgrounds can thrive. Through our multifaceted approach, we aim to contribute to the well-being and empowerment of LGBTQIA+ individuals in the region.

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Our Board of Directors

Holly Park

Holly Park

President

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Kevin Krencik

Kevin Krencik

Vice President

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Brandon Frayne

Brandon Frayne

Assistant VP
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Chris Sherman

Chris Sherman

Secretary

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Mary Odden

Mary Odden

Treasurer
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Irene Bailey

Irene Bailey

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Jen Brawn

Jennifer Brawn

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Liz Isaacs

Liz Isaacs

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Rev Paul Werner

Rev. Paul Werner

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Elliott Keller

Elliott Keller

Youth Peer
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