I am humbled by a SF Pride Community Grand Marshal nomination

I am asking for your vote for San Francisco Pride Parade Community Grand Marshal. If you feel my over 4 decades of volunteer work and leadership in the LGBTQ Community warrants your vote, I would be honored by your vote and honored to serve.
General public vote (anyone/anywhere)
Only takes a minute! Please forward to friends and post on FB.

Chris Carnes is a Bay Area LGBTQ activist, fundraiser, event producer, and philanthropist. Over four decades, Chris has had an active role in leading and supporting LGBTQ causes, from her work on the legendary Board of the Cable Car Awards, to her role as a pivotal board member of Equality California securing the first major corporate sponsor AT&T ensuring EQCA’s future. For 10 years Chris fought to secure equal marriage rights culminating with the joyous Supreme Court decision 2015 Pride Weekend.

Chris was an early board member of the SF LGBT Center, where she was instrumental in turning the dream into a reality. Chris served as Co-chair of the Center’s Capital Campaign, Development Committee, and Grand Opening Gala.

With her legendary fundraising expertise, Chris leveraged her growing contacts and donor base launching Carnes Productions and ChrisCarnesList where she intelligently harnessed the power of social media. Chris has enlarged the scope, audience and results of countless fundraisers, galas, and charitable events. Horizons, HRC, NCLR, Imperial Court, AIDS Emergency Fund are just a few of the organizations that have benefited from Chris’ extraordinary ability and dedication.

Chris’ activism stretches back to the 70’s, from Harvey Milk’s campaign, fight against AIDS, for LGBTQ Rights and Political Standing. After a career teaching in SF Schools, Chris is continuing her passion for the betterment of our youth as a founding President of Bethel Island Childrens Support providing services and building awareness of community service.

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