2018 Board of Directors
President: JonAthen Elshire
JonAthen is a resident of Arizona.
Vice President: John McGee
Secretary: Lawrence Camp
Treasurer: Steve Potter
Steve Potter is a resident of Arizona. He is a professional event planner, and has worked for Arizona State University for over 30 years. He is very active in the community in which he lives. He is President of Girth & Mirth of AZ, President of Phoenix Storm Rugby Football Club, and sits on the boards of the Grand Canyon Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and a variety of other organizations both gay and straight. He has a strong background in nonprofit organizational structure and has been instrumental in helping to revamp and reorganize BGMO, into the organization it is today. He grew up in Illinois and has been in Arizona for the last 30 years. He has a Bachelors of Arts degree with a double major in Theater and Management, as well as a Masters in Education. He has been a instrumental in helping the big man’s movement in Arizona for over 20 years.
Communications Director: Chuck Spady
Chuck Spady, Born in Philadelphia, Pa. age 46, partnered with Micheal Ray Mitchell. Chuck is the Owner of OCD-STUDIOS, and has provided graphics for the Drag Queens in Las Vegas, bear groups, BGMO , Las Vegas Pride Magazine and many other clients that are in Las Vegas or the worldwide network of clients. Started designing in 2008 and have blossom where the heart and soul of his creation are done with what you love too.
Conference Director: Robert Tyler
Fundraising Director: Michael Joseph