Pam serves as Oasis Center’s first positive youth development specialist exclusively focusing on LGBTQ+ young people. Since founding Just Us in 2011, Pam has become an agent of change in the community, delivering professional development, providing consultations, and working with community partners including but not limited to Metro Nashville Public Schools, Department of Children’s Services, Child Protective Services, Metro Nashville Police Department, and the Juvenile Court of Davidson County in order to promote understanding and affirmation for LGBTQ+ identities in Nashville. Pam is an animal lover, enjoys getting outside and spending time with her family.
Page is a transgender and queer-identified educator from Denver, Colorado who coordinates Just Us, TYME, and Students of Stonewall. Prior to moving to Nashville, Page taught high school English in Denver and computer science in Ghana, West Africa. Page works to create spaces where young people can engage in critical thinking, build community, and express their truths freely. Page also contributes to outreach and advocacy for LGBTQ+ youth in the form of professional development training, guest lectures, curriculum writing and school visits. Page enjoys craft beer, kickboxing, hiking, and hanging with their cat Pablo.
Dan Dumont is a transgender butch who is passionate about mental health. Dan is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), and is working towards clinical licensure. As a counselor, he collaborates with youth and families to create spaces for healing, resilience, and transformation. He previously worked as a social work intern at a psychiatric hospital, Parthenon Pavilion, and as a program coordinator at the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s mentoring program. As a trainer, Dan has delivered presentations on trans* and LGB issues in diverse settings including middle and high school classrooms, LGBT volunteer groups, and cultural competency trainings for behavioral health professionals. Outside of work, Dan likes spending time with family, practicing vipassana meditation, and reading science fiction. He has been married since 2007, and he & his wife have a daughter.
Brian, a Nashville native, serves as the Program Specialist for More to Me (M2M) at Oasis Center. Professionally, he has served as a Case Manager/HIV Prevention Counselor for almost 4 years. Brian is passionate about working with LGBTQ youth of color. Brian enjoys singing and directing the youth choir at his church. He recently received his Master’s Degree in Civic Leadership from Lipscomb University.