Qmunity's board of directors announced on June 1 that C.J. Rowe has been chosen as their new executive director.
C.J. Rowe, who identifies as a genderqueer butch, has previously worked as a University of British Columbia diversity advisor and helped to develop CampOUT!, a camping experience for queer youth. Rowe has also worked as a policy analyst and researcher for the national non-profit organization Womenspace and as a research assistant for the National Association of Women and the Law.
Rowe will begin as executive director in late June.
Qmunity's board previous announced on March 16 that executive director Dara Parker would be leaving her position. After four years in the position, Parker's final day was on March 30.