2019 LGBTQ+ Summit Planning Committee

2019 LGBTQ+ Summit Planning Committee Co-chairs

Kelley Burnett, DO
Co-Chair of LGBTQ+ Summit Planning Committee

Kelley Burnett, DO, is the Lead Medical Director at AllCare Health, and Co-Chair of the Reproductive and Sexual Health Work Group for the Health Care Coalition of Southern Oregon. She is a member of the AllCare Health Equity & Inclusivity Action Team, and provides trainings for medical providers and the local community to help foster a more equitable, diverse and inclusive healthcare environment for all people in our area, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Kelley Burnett, DO
Co-Chair of LGBTQ+ Summit Planning Committee
Liz James
Co-chair of LGBTQ+ Summit Planning Committee

Liz James is an out lesbian health equity and human rights advocate. She currently serves as a Member of the Oregon Statewide LGBTQ Aging Coalition and as a volunteer leader with AARP’s Southern Oregon Community Action Team. During her tenure as CEO of the Lesbian Health Initiative, a Houston-based nonprofit, she developed and delivered, LGBT Cultural Competency 101 – Tools to Improve Patient Communication, Care and Outcomes, a multi-discipline CEU training course for healthcare students and professionals.

Liz James
Co-chair of LGBTQ+ Summit Planning Committee
Carey Jean Sojka, PhD
Co-chair of LGBTQ+ Summit Planning Committee

Carey Jean Sojka, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at Southern Oregon University. Her research and teaching interests include transgender studies, embodiment, gender, sexuality, race, disability, and fat studies. She also conducts community trainings on transgender, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer issues in our region.

Carey Jean Sojka, PhD
Co-chair of LGBTQ+ Summit Planning Committee

2019 LGBTQ+ Summit Planning Committee Members

Eva Albert

Jill Archer

Stacy Brubaker

Joseph Campbell

Dawn Cogliser

Sage Cogliser

Stick Crosby

Darin Dale

Dr. Kylan de Vries

Dolly England

Mario Fregoso

Michelle Glass

Alyssa Gormley

Katie Grayot

Kimberlee Handloser

Jill Henry

Laurel Jamieson

Raelle Kaia

Sky Loos

Joy Lotus

Rory Meza

Michele Morales

Dayna Morrison

Ryan Nesbit

Mara Owens

Andy Peacock

Tanya Phillips

Riki Rosenthal

Jorge Salazar

Jenna Sather

Cass Sinclair

Denise Stanford

Maggie Sullivan

Michael Surgeon

Annie Valtierra-Sanchez

janelle wilson

Jim Winkle