Staff and Board Bios
Mardi Moore (She-Her-Hers)
Mardi Moore is Out Boulder County’s Executive Director. Prior to joining OBC in 2013, Mardi was the Deputy Director of Development at the New York City LGBT Center and worked as the Associate Director of Individual Giving for the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. She spent the previous 20 years in Seattle where she owned and operated a fundraising consulting firm serving progressive non-profits in the Pacific Northwest. Mardi has been active in LGBTQ politics at both the local and national level for 30 years. She graduated from the University of Denver with a degree in Political Science. As executive director, she is responsible for the financial management and fundraising for OBC as well as staff development and supervision, program evaluation, board development and planning.
Michal Duffy (They-Them-Theirs)
Michal Duffy is the Education and Program Manager for Out Boulder County. Michal joined Out Boulder County in 2017 and conducts trainings on sex, gender, sexuality, and LGBTQ+101 for businesses, non-profits, schools, government agencies, and other organizations in Boulder County in English and Spanish. They oversee and develop programs and educational community engagements and support the various social and support groups. Michal also works with Out Boulder County’s Trans Steering Committee and serves on various taskforces and working groups in the county. Michal has a Masters in Appropriate Technology and Environmental Design and a Bachelors in Spanish and Philosophy. They have experience systematizing processes and developing the organizational capacity with small non-profits in North Carolina and Vermont. Michal has been engaged in the LGBTQ+ community for over 13 years.
Desi Blackmon (They-Them-Theirs)
Desi Blackmon is the Youth Program and Speaking Out Coordinator at Out Boulder County. Desi joined Out Boulder County in 2017 and facilitates multiple after-school groups for LGBTQ youth and their allies. Desi also coordinates Speaking Out panels throughout Boulder County that provide visibility of the LGBTQ community in school settings, where active allyship and LGBTQ awareness are so desperately needed. Desi has a bachelor’s degree in social work and is currently pursuing their MSW at the University of Denver. They have experience working with LGBTQ youth, veterans, and people experiencing homelessness and has a passion for community engagement and political advocacy.
Christine Gibbons (She-Her-Hers)
Christine Gibbons is the Volunteer Coordinator for Out Boulder County. Christine became an active volunteer with Out Boulder County in the fall of 2016. She attended her first OBC event in June of 2016 when the new Longmont office opened. Christine started as a front desk volunteer and then in April of 2017 became the Volunteer Coordinator. As the Volunteer Coordinator Christine is in charge of scheduling volunteers for the front desk in both the Boulder and Longmont locations. She also recruits volunteers for all the PRIDE Events, Garden Party, and other special events throughout the year. Christine is an Ally, happily married for 26 years, and the mother of 3 beautiful daughters (1 cisgender and 2 transgender).
Juan Moreno (He-Him-His)
Juan Moreno is the Development and Special Events Manager at Out Boulder County. Since he joined the organization in 2015, Juan has planned all major events, including Boulder Pride Week, Longmont Pride Week, the Holiday Party, the Pool Party, and other events. Juan also coordinates sponsorship and donations, and has secured tens of thousands of dollars for the organization. Besides his duties at Development and Special Events Manager, Juan was also in charge of the Speaking Out program for the 2016-2017 school year, a program that brings panels of LGBTQ folks to schools, churches, and other organizations.
Greg Giovannetti (He-Him-His)
Greg Giovannetti is the Pride and Special Projects Intern at Out Boulder County for Spring 2018. Greg is orginally from Boston and currently a senior at CU Boulder studying Sociology, Communications, and LGBTQ studies. Greg assists the Development and Special Events Manager in the planning stages of Boulder Pridefest, Longmont Pride, and other OBC events. His duties also consist of posting on OBC's social media, managing the website, assisting in maintaining our donor database and completing tasks for other staff members as well.