Shaun Haines

"I have committed myself, life experiences and expertise to advocate for positive change and new coalition building for San Francisco Pride, the greater LGBTQ communities of the San Francisco Bay Area, Black & Minority communities locally; and, at risk youth communities nationally.  I am dedicated to seeing that our hopes, dreams, resolution of issues around our freedom and equality, respect and acknowledgement are realized for all. Regardless of whether or not I win a nomination to the Board of San Francisco Pride, I will continue to inspire others to proactively participate in the mission to advance these goals."

Non-Profit Board Membership Experience:

It continues to be an outstanding experience to serve, for the last seven months, my community – San Francisco. I was nominated by Joshua Smith and I am running for election to have my seat ratified by, you, the membership of the San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration Committee.

Other LGBT Movement or Organizational Experience:

My service to LBGTQ communities in the San Francisco Bay Area include; advocacy for HIV/STI testing and the promotion of awareness. I have raised over ten thousand in funds for HIV/AIDS programs throughout California. I also support LGBTQ ethnic minority communities as a Project Manager for Bayard Rustin Coalition.

Professional/Work Experience:

Professionally an information technology support and operations management engineer. I have over twelve years experiences providing regional support, IT operations management, project management, customer service, user training and technology support, for: national and international organizations in a multitude of industries; managed information technology services, corporate immigration, litigation and business law.

Education or Training:

I am in pursuit of BS and MS in Business and Non Profit Administration. I hold two associates; a degree in Computer Information Technology and a degree Network Technology. I am Microsoft Certified Professional, CompTia A +, Network + certified, a computer and network technician and I am also Microsoft Office Certified.