Catelyn Devlin (she/her) is a social worker, wife, mother, and advocate for LGBTQ+ youth and families in the child welfare system and religious communities. She is passionate about LGBTQ+ youth seeing a future for themselves where they can be all of who they are in every area of society.
Shannon connected us with Elevate Credit through her work in the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Department as the Chair of its LGBTQ+ Network. She is a steadfast ally who strives to support LGBTQ+ youth improve the quality of their experience and promotes equality in its many forms.
Lisa (she/her) is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, Ph.D. student, and educator at Cook Children’s Medical Center. She is an ally, and wants all LGBTQ+ youth to know that they are loved, needed, and important. She is committed to creating a community that is safe for LGBTQ+ youth.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chris Butler has provided hope and opportunity in the nonprofit world for over twenty five years. He has been part of the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth for the last 16 years and his most recent role was that of Vice President of Operations. Chris is currently the Executive Director for The Parenting Center in Fort Worth.
Sandy Martinez Russell believes that love comes in many different forms and should be expressed in a variety ways. Whether it’s a smile or a random act of kindness, do it with a full heart. No one should go a day without expressing some form of gratitude before the end of the night, because moments in life are precious.
Brandon is a native of Fort Worth, TX, who was diagnosed with HIV in 2009 and later started working in the HIV field. Brandon has attended National Conferences such as Building Leaders of Color, Training Consumers on Quality, and received a Social Media scholarship to the 2019 United States Conference on HIV/AIDS. He is currently the Ending the HIV Epidemic Community Engagement Specialist for Tarrant County.