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Wingspan is Southern Arizona's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community center. Wingspan is a non-profit, charitable organization that serves Tucson and Southern Arizona. Gifts to Wingspan are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable
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In September, Wingspan's ...
In September, Wingspan's executive director, Joseph Bodenmiller, quit after a month on the job for personal reasons.Bodenmiller succeeded Wingspan's first executive director, Kent Burbank , who headed the agency for six years.
"It's always good to hear an ...
"It's always good to hear an apology, but what's more important, is that he understands," Joseph Bodenmiller, executive director of Wingspan, admits.
feels an apology may not change much.
"I think that we're in a place in our society that we have to say 'it's not acceptable under any circumstance'," Bodenmiller
Wingspan will be hosting a ...
Wingspan will be hosting a community reception to welcome Joseph Bodenmiller to the organization and to our community on Thursday, August 16 from 4:30-6:30 PM in the Community Center.
Wingspan taps Joseph ...
Wingspan taps Joseph Bodenmiller as new executive directorEcho magazine Legacy of Service, anti-gay, don't ask, don't tell
...Wingspan taps Joseph Bodenmiller as new executive director
Southern leaderWingspan taps Joseph Bodenmiller as new executive director
With the surprise departure of Burbank that leadership role is now bestowed upon Joseph Bodenmiller
has more than 20 years of experience managing programmatic development, strategic development and day-to-day operations for non-profit agencies with annual budgets of up to $5 million.For the past five years he has been the program director for Covenant House New Orleans, which provides shelter and services to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth ages 16-21.An 11-member search committee chaired by Wingspan Board President Linda Olguin hired Bodenmiller.
told Echo that even though he
has huge shoes to fill he
is confident he
will live up to expectations."Kent really worked hard for the organization, his
heart was defiantly in it," said Bodenmiller
According to Bodenmiller
will continue to focus on public policy and advocacy.He
also hopes to expand the services of the organization to reach more people outside the Tucson area."I want to expand the number of people who see Wingspan
and their center and be able to reach out to more Arizona organizations in order to help each other.I am very interested in reaching out to homeless GLBT youth and stress health and wellness in our community.We will reach out and connect with people who are not connected and need our services.Once I get to Arizona and get feedback from the community I will have a better understanding on what direction Wingspan will take in the next year.A lot of it is really going to be hearing what the people need and want."Bodenmiller will begin his career at Wingspan on August 6.
Laura Olguin, President of the Board ...
Laura Olguin, President of the Board of Wingspan, Southern Arizona's LGBT Community Center, has announced the selection of Joseph Bodenmiller, LCSW, as the next Executive Director of Wingspan.
succeeds Kent Burbank, who led the agency for the past 6 years.
has more than 20 years experience managing programmatic development, fiscal oversight, strategic development and day to day operations for nonprofit agencies with annual budgets of up to $5 million.For the past 5 years, he has been the Program Director for Covenant House New Orleans which provides shelter and services to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth ages 16 - 21.He was formerly Executive Director of Palmetto AIDS in Tennessee.Bodenmiller
is skilled in developing comprehensive fund development strategies and marketing plans and implementing community collaborations.