Who We Are & What We Do

The Quesnel Pride Society is a registered non-profit agency formally established in 2019. The registration number is #S0071922 (British Columbia).

It is a volunteer based society.

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Mission

  1. to provide opportunities in a safe setting for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) community to meet, provide support for each other, socialize, celebrate, and create community;

  2. to foster partnerships across local communities that advance equality and acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community;

  3. to establish and facilitate peer support for LGBTQ+ people and to provide a safe, confidential, and accepting space, empowering them to discover who they are, to celebrate their diversity, to realize their immense worth, and to understand their incredible potential within our community;

  4. to promote and foster the Pride movement as a vehicle to celebrate equality, community support, and make the Cariboo a safe and accepting place for the LGBTQ+ community;

  5.  to bring our voice to the global community in support of equality, visibility, and diversity regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Vision

A thriving LGBTQ2S+ community in the north!

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Values

We value a safe space for queer people in Northern BC

We value a world in which all sexual and gender diversity thrives.

We value joyful and uplifting shared experiences.

We value shared experiences and partnerships to create dialogue and foster community.

We value a community that feels included and invested in our work and programs.

Meet the Team:
The Current 2021-2022 Board

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Alison Prentice

President
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Ellen Facey

Emily Ingram

Sue Hunt

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Blanca Schorcht

Director-at-large

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Mikey Kidd

Director-at-large

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TBD

Director-at-large

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Director-at-large

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Director-at-large

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Kassondra Schwab, Ashley Rodgers, Ellen Facey

2019 Founding Board Members