Chantelle Fisher-Borne
Chantelle joins Funders for LGBTQ Issues after almost two decades working in the nonprofit sector.  Her professional career began in the public health field with a focus on community development and LGBTQ youth.  She has worked to address issues of affordable housing and homelessness through transforming community based services to better meet the needs of…
Ben Francisco Maulbeck
Ben Francisco Maulbeck has more than a decade of experience as a leader for LGBT rights, racial equity and social change. He has an exceptional track record of building the capacity of nonprofit organizations and leaders, raising money for underserved communities and developing and implementing innovative grantmaking initiatives. From 2007 through 2012, Maulbeck worked at…
David Jobin, CEO of Our Fund
Prior to joining Our Fund Foundation as its President and CEO, David Jobin was the Executive Director of the Stonewall National Museum & Archives from 2013 – 2015. While at Stonewall, the organization launched the Stonewall Gallery on Wilton Drive placing the organization at the intersection of gay South Florida. Prior to moving to Florida,…
Karina Claudio Betancourt
Karina Claudio Betancourt is a Program Officer with the Open Society Foundations and works with the Open Places Initiative, a placed-based initiative in three sites: Buffalo, Puerto Rico, and San Diego. She is a skilled community organizer with several years of management, advocacy, policy analysis, fundraising and grant writing experience. She has particular experience working/organizing…
Cindy Rizzo, Evaluation and Strategy Senior Advisor
Cindy Rizzo Evaluation and Strategy Senior Advisor Cindy’s position focuses on evaluation of Arcus’ program strategies and initiatives with a priority on learning from and improving our strategies and activities. Prior to joining Arcus in 2006, Cindy was director of Grantmaking at the Boston Foundation where she specialized in the areas of Health and Human…
Mark Blaylock, Director of Finance of Our Fund
Mark Blaylock, Director of Finance of Our Fund Mr. Blaylock joins Our Fund Foundation with extensive experience in a number of areas including financial and investment management, human resources, and training and project management. Mr. Blaylock was instrumental in the start-up and management of two de novo commercial banks and more recently served as Finance…
Sandi Vidal
Sandi Vidal is the Vice President of Community Strategies and Initiatives for the Central Florida Foundation. She is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Business with a degree in Business Administration. Prior to her role at the Foundation, Sandi served as the Executive Director/CEO of Christian HELP a nonprofit focused on helping…
Ricardo J. Negron-Almodovar
Ricardo moved to Orlando, FL from Puerto Rico in the summer of 2015. Born and raised on the island, he focused on academics, obtaining a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Teaching as well as a Juris Doctor from Pontifical Catholic University and is licensed to practice law in Puerto Rico. He has recently completed a…
Nikole Ariana Parker
23-year-old transgender Latina of Puerto Rican, Italian & African American descent. Nikole was born and raised in Orlando, Florida. She is connected to Orlando’s LGBTQ community as someone who worked for a short time at Pulse and as a frequent attendee of the nightclub, especially Saturday’s Latin Night, and two of Nikole’s friends were directly…
Nancy Rosado

Co-Founder of Proyecto Somos Orlando

Co-Founder of Proyecto Somos Orlando, is a retired NYPD sergeant and a 9/11 first responder/survivor who was assigned the task of coordinating the long-term access to mental health care of 9/11 first responders in the aftermath of this tragedy. She holds a Masters in Social Work from Fordham University with a specialization in suicide prevention…