A committed LGBT community advocate, Vicki serves on the board of Lexington Fairness, Inc, and is a founding member of Bluegrass Rainbow Faith Communities, a coalition of LGBT-affirming faith and spiritual congregations. Her passion and experiences are grounded in both growing and supporting programs addressing community needs. More recently she served as Advocacy Core Leader for Senior Pride Initiative, and developed a consolidated regional directory of LGBT-affirming faith and spiritual congregations, including Christian, Jewish, Orthodox Catholic and New Thought traditions. With a focus on issues important to mature and older adults, Vicki is particularly interested in opportunities to build LGBT cultural competency in the broader community, especially among emerging professionals and established service providers. Vicki holds a Masters Degree in Gerontology and a board certification in Human Services.