We are currently inviting community members to join our Board of Directors. If you have a heart of service and a desire to positively impact the LGBTQ+ community in the Rogue Valley, please consider applying below. Also, download If You're New to Being on a Non-Profit Board to learn more about the role and expectations of a director, as well as the history of Lotus Rising Project.
Page't Yanelli (she/her/hers)
Page’t is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at Southern Oregon University. She has been a successful business owner for over 25 years. She has worked with “at risk” youth through several organizations, including volunteering for runaway and suicide hotlines, youth shelters, and group homes. She has worked with sexual abuse victims and offenders with Parents United International. She has facilitated youth groups for trauma survivors, and sex ED and HIV education. She has also studied Qigong in China, and Yoga in Thailand and India. She is passionate about creating community support for LGBTQ youth so they thrive to live richer fuller lives and become future leaders and mentors.
Paget can be reached at [email protected] or 1-877-LRP-2244 x0.
Shannon Webb (she/her/hers)
Shannon works in the medical field and has extensive experience in community leadership. She has served on other boards and committees such as Sweet Adeline, Inc., Labrys Society (LBGT social group in Grants Pass, Oregon) and the Lioness Club. Her most recent LBGT endeavors are helping facilitate Lotus Rising Project’s 2016 Alternative Prom, creating Drag Shows for Labrys Society, and fulfilling the role of LRP PRIDE chairperson for Southern Oregon’s 2016 PRIDE celebration. Shannon enjoys working with LRP’s youth and helping the organization grow. In her spare time, she enjoys crocheting, photography and watching movies.
Shannon can be reached at [email protected] or 1-877-LRP-2244 x0.
Lynzee Robinson (she/her/hers)
Lynzee is a pansexual mom of 2 who has lived in the Rogue Valley since birth. She is currently a full time manager for Franz Bakery Outlet and runs the Rogue Valley LGBTQ Group on Facebook. Lynzee enjoys planning events for the local LBGTQ community. Her past time interests include: coffee shops, listening to music for hours on end, being outdoors, and photography.
Lynzee can be reached at [email protected] or 1-877-LRP-2244 x0.
Evan Mouledoux (he/him/his)
Evan is a community organizer based in Ashland. After serving as the Interim Executive Director of LRP in 2015 and early 2016, he returned to the Board of Directors. Evan brings experience in coalition building and rapid response organizing. He is a grant-maker for the Pride Foundation, and volunteers with Rogue Climate and the NO LNG campaign. Evan was Unite Oregon's Emerging Activist of the Year for 2016 and helped found a direct action collective in Jackson and Josephine counties. He is also a graduating senior (and Senior Class President) at Ashland High School.
Evan can be reached at [email protected] or 1-877-LRP-2244 x0.
Aisha Young (she/her/hers)
Aisha has a Bachelor's Degree in Horticulture with an option in Ecological and Sustainable Production from Oregon State University. During college, she spent time working for the OSU Pride Center where she served as a student peer facilitator. She focused her work on food security and the intersection of LGBTQ+ lives in multifaceted dimensions including (but not limited to) socio-economic status, race, ethnicity, ability, documentation status, and environmental sustainability. She was awarded the Marilyn Gorski Award for Excellence, Integrity, and Outstanding Contributions to Oregon State University. Aisha grew up as a queer youth in the Rogue Valley and is thrilled to be giving back to a community that was critical in her personal development as a young person. She enjoys gardening, spending time with family over a good laugh, and creating community.
Aisha can be reached at [email protected] or 1-877-LRP-2244 x0.