Who We Are
A Message from Molly: GYCC’s New Director of Operations
What’s New at GYCC?
Here are the Highlights:
GYCC is now a Registered 501C3
We launched our Brand New Website! AZ-GYCC
We have a New Logo and a New Address
We received over $5,000 in Grants
GYCC is a proud member of the Quad City Interfaith Counsel
We are also on the Yavapai County Sherrif’s Community Crisis Response Team
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Director of Operations
Molly Freibott is Co-founder of GYCC and has served as Assistant Executive Director for the past two years. She is a also a Post Rehabilitation Specialist who runs her own business as a Wellness Educator. She is currently pursing a Certificate in Biblical Studies from the Berean Bible Institute. She has a passion for organizing, managing programs supporting the Community and Faith Based Programs. Molly is the Director of GYCC’s Faith Bridge program and is the current Facilitator for the Quad City Interfaith Counsel. She currently provides support for the LGBTQ+ community through GYCC, PFLAG, the Gay Straight Alliance and she is mentor for Big Brother Big Sister.
Director of Queerstory
Sylvia Ximi works as a graphic and web designer and illustrator and is involved in local community theater and youth theater programs. Currently she is the in-house designer for Prescott Center for the Arts, and works with John Duncan on 5enses Magazine. She received her Associate of Arts in Graphic Design from Yavapai College where she was a member of the College Honors Program. One of Sylvia’s many goals is to create media that positively represents the LGBTQ community and depicts the unique issues that they face in order to promote understanding and acceptance. She is a team player who is excited to be part of GYCC in order to give back to her community.
Director of NAZGEM
Teresa M. Landreth has been working as the Director of NAZGEM, in Prescott Arizona since 2016. She holds a Degree in Computer Engineering from Coleman University in California. Teresa loves a good book and can be found building community connections by volunteering as a mentor for transgender individuals. Teresa has been indispensable in planning and organizing GYCC Special Events such as Transgender Day of Remembrance and the Annual LGBTQ+ Friends and Family Picnic that happens every Memorial Day Weekend. Teresa provides compassion and connection in her role as Program Coordinator for NAZGEM: GYCC’s Transgender support program.
Director of Grow Our Own
Pat Beitel became passionate about advocating for youth early in her career as a nurse practitioner. She worked many years in public health with a population of young pregnant adolescents usually under the age of 14. Her focus has been on marginalized youth and disenfranchised individuals. Her forte is community advocacy, as demonstrated by her work with community health in Indiana, California and Arizona. Pat came to Prescott to accept a position at Yavapai Community College as a nursing instructor. In the 12 years since Pat became a member of the Prescott community she has been involved with adult education through OLLI. Pat’s favorite past time is getting out and about with her community and staying involved.
John Duncan is a successful Event Planner, entrepreneur, Publisher and Producer in Prescott, Arizona. A Prescott High School Graduate, he attended Yavapai College and has been a constant, steady contributor to the LGBTQ+ Community in Prescott and Northern Arizona. When John isn’t producing Live Theater, Drag shows, promoting Arts, Culture, Theater or Social Events, he can be found Publishing his Magazine, 5enses. 5enses has been a voice for the Greater Prescott Area since 2012. John’s presence and energy is contagious and GYCC is lucky to have him on its team.
SUPPORT OUR PROGRAMS
Your contribution will help to support GYCC’s Mission to provide Emergency Resources, Housing, Food, Shelter and Suicide Prevention Training to Yavapai County’s LGBTQ+ and underserved populations.