Who we are
In 2015 the Oxford Pride Committee evolved from the Oxford County Rainbow Coalition . The Oxford County Pride Committee is comprised of 2SLGBTQIA+ community members and allies. The objective of our committee is to develop an artistic and cultural Pride celebration. We recognize diversity of gender throughout Oxford County. In doing so, the Pride Committee highlights organizations, business’, services and opportunities that support and promote positive outcomes for the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and Allies
The mission of the Oxford County Pride Committee is to make Oxford County inclusive, diverse and safe for the 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals within our community. Through education and advocacy our goal is to dispel and eliminate cissexism and heterosexism creating a safer and more inclusive community in which to live or visit.
- Organize annual Pride celebrations/events recognizing diversity of identity in Oxford County
- Encourage and facilitate the development of events celebrating Oxford County’s 2SLGBTQIA+ community.
- Maintain and present the “Tyrell Maas Pride Leadership Award”. Awarded to a grade 11 or 12 student from Oxford County.
She/Her Organize and chair monthly meetings. Media liaison. Primary oversight for Pride committee actions and activities. Has the ability to make executive decisions for time sensitive issues.
Michael PirilloFinancial Secretary
Tera RussellRecording Secretary
Trissa Marshall-DeSutterTwo Spirit Ambassador
Alicia SweeneyTransgender Ambassador
Kay SweeneyYouth Ambassador
Kaz LucianiYouth Ambassador
Parker Van BelleghemSocial media Executive member
Sarah StevensVolunteer Coordinator
Philip VandermolenWebsite Editor
He/HimEdit and manage website
Stephanie JohnstoneStanding Member
Joseph TaylorStanding Member
Chris TakacsStanding Member
Michaella HarrisStanding member