The San Francisco Pride Board of Directors has added three new members, bringing together a wide range of talent and experience to the organization.
Shaun is a San Francisco native Information Technology professional with over 10 years of experience. Shaun has witnessed the city and the world evolve, the landscape and people change. He realizes that our hopes, dreams, and issues have remained the same. Freedom and Equality, Respect and Acknowledgement and Social Philanthropy are our goals. Shaun is committed to inspiring others to participate in the change and in making the effort to advance these goals so they can be realized for all.
Justin works for Hilton International, is a proud member of Local 2 and a long standing community activist with a background in economics. Justin has served in leadership positions within many community non-profits and activist groups. Justin has held program management positions for HIV/AIDS prevention, queer youth counseling, and political advocacy for LGBT issues. Justin has volunteered for a large variety of causes including working with the Diversity Center, Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara’s AIDS walks, Pacific Pride Foundation and the “No on 8” campaign. He worked for UNITE H.E.R.E.’s 2012 Obama campaign in Reno, NV. Justin also holds the distinction of being one of San Francisco’s Good Samaritan award recipients. In his free time Justin enjoys political engagement, macro-economic monetary policy, music venues and swimming.
Javarré Cordero Wilson
Javarré Cordero Wilson is the Director of Programs for BCA/Rafiki Wellness—a nonprofit organization in San Francisco dedicated to reducing health disparities in the Black community, particularly the spread of HIV/AIDS. With over 7 years of experience as a public health professional, he works with the underrepresented and marginalized members of the community and has designed a group-level intervention which focuses on educating and empowering inmates for successful reentry. Mr. Wilson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Black Studies with a concentration on African Contributions to the World and a Master’s Degree in Public Health with a concentration on Promoting Health and Social Justice in the Urban Communities. He is a fellow of two distinguished leadership programs—in NYC and San Francisco—aimed at identifying and addressing inequities among the LGBTQ community and communities of color. In his free time, Javarré enjoys tennis, biking, world traveling, and now focused on writing his first book.