Brandie Balken is one of our Plenary Speakers. Previously, Brandie served as a senior director of programs for the Gill Foundation, and as the executive director of Equality Utah.
Brandie helped form and lead Utah's America Votes affiliate round table which worked to align labor, education, conservation, women's organizations, and the LGBT community in their endorsement and advocacy goals.
She has deep experience in the nonprofit sector having volunteered for a diverse array of organizations including Food Not Bombs, the Western Shoshone Defense Project, the Inclusion Center for Community and Justice and as a volunteer radio host for KRCL – Utah progressive public radio. She has provided board service to Seeds of Peace, Envision Utah, the Utah Pride Center, Funders for LGBTQ Issues, and the Equality Federation.