A committed LGBTQ+ advocate, Vicki’s passion and experiences are grounded in growing and supporting projects that address community needs through community partnerships. As Organizer of the Lexington Hub, she served with the Fairness Campaign’s Statewide Steering Committee to help establish SAGE of the Bluegrass, Kentucky’s SAGENet Affiliate. She is a founding member of Bluegrass Rainbow Faith Communities, a Kentucky network of LGBTQ+ affirming faith and spiritual congregations across multiple faith traditions, and developed a consolidated directory of affirming faith resources. She is focused on issues important to mature and older adults, and dedicated to building understanding and belonging in the broader community through LGBTQ+ cultural competency work, especially among emerging professionals and established services providers. Vicki holds a Master’s degree in Gerontology, a Bachelor in Public and Social Service, and a Board Certification in Human Services.