Board of Directors

GSAFE Board of Directors

Evelyn Gildrie-Voyles, Co-Chair

Jean C. Haughwout, MD, Co-Chair

Beatrice Hadidian, Secretary

Ellen Hebron, Treasurer

Kameron Williams

Lesley Wolf

Tyson Vitale

Amanda Postel

Azure Fudge Hart

Jake Immel

Vivenne Anderson

 

 

 

Evelyn Gildrie-Voyles, Co-Chair
Staff, Creative Learning Preschool

Evy Gildrie-Voyles joined the GSAFE Board of Directors in May 2016. She is a teacher at Creative Learning Preschool and taught theater and creative dramatics to students ages three to 21 for 15 years before becoming an early childhood educator in 2009.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jean C. Haughwout, MD, Co-Chair
Family Medicine, Mendota Mental Health Institute

Jean is a family doctor who works at Mendota Mental Health Institute where she provides compassionate medical for some of Wisconsin’s most seriously mentally ill patients.  Caring for marginalized people has been a theme throughout her career. She is a parent and gardener and loves to cook. In addition to GSAFE, she volunteers for The Road Home and Justified Anger.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beatrice Hadidian, Secretary
Development/Program Director, Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center

Beatrice was born and raised in Madison, WI. In 2010 she graduated from the UW-Madison and has since worked in local nonprofit organizations with a focus on fundraising and volunteer management. Beatrice strongly believes that every individual deserves to feel safe and a sense of belonging, and GSAFE’s work makes this a possibility for thousands of youth in hundreds of communities throughout Wisconsin. When she isn’t working, she loves to run, read, and enjoy food with friends. 

 

 

Ellen Hebron, Treasurer
Research Specialist, Cellular Dynamics International

Ellen is a researcher in the biotech industry, with a focus on improving process technology, and a personal interest in challenging and pushing back against assumptions. Her hope for this board term is to foster changes that allow GSAFE to move forward in the work with clear, communicable goals. She resides in Madison with an ever patient spouse, 2 cats and a dog, and preserves sanity riding and showing her horse. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kameron Williams
Accounting Assistant, Epic

Kameron Williams has been an accountant at Epic since 2010, all the while working towards her degree at Madison College. Her course work focuses on ethnic and women’s studies, as she is a strong advocate for human (and animal) rights. When not at work or school, she spends most time outside with her son and family dog. As an African American single mother, Kameron is familiar with the racial and gender disparities in Dane County and hopes to encourage other young mothers to become more involved in the community.

 

 

Lesley Wolf
Program Director, Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute

Lesley Wolf (she/her/hers) is the Program Director for the Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute Lesley works with coalitions in Wisconsin to address root causes of inequities, and center leadership of those most impacted to advance health and health equity.  Lesley loves that GSAFE is a LGBTQ+ youth power and capacity building organization! The work of GSAFE is essential to shaping a future that looks different from our current reality and she is proud to be a part of the change as a member of the GSAFE board.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tyson Vitale

Tyson is a Madison native, and longtime organizer, heavily involved in local, statewide, and national politics. Joining the board in 2017, Tyson is working to enhance the capacity of GSAFE and to expand its expertise and effectiveness. Currently he is working on a gubernatorial campaign as Field Director.

 

 

 

 

Amanda Postel

Amanda Postel is a graduate of Madison East High School and double badger from the University of Wisconsin—Madison. She has worked in after-school programming, adult education and training, and has served for many years as a Spanish interpreter in educational and non-profit settings. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys latin dancing and board games.  

 

 

 

 

 

 
Azure Fudge Hart
Lead Management Reporting Analyst, QBE, Inc.
 
I am a proud mother of two teenage sons, I married my high school sweetheart and we have one beloved dog. I enjoy all outdoor activities: running, biking, swimming, hiking, camping, soccer, baseball, etc. My favorite team is the UW Badgers, my undergrad alma mater, I always root for the Badgers! My career background is in finance, I have worked in a variety of industries from utilities to insurance.

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for.” – President Barack Obama

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jake Immel
Membership and Development Associate, Olbrich Botanical Gardens
 
Jake Immel, first and foremost, attempts to be a passionate empathizer who loves to listen and encourage others to see good in themselves.

By way of Antigo (east of Wausau) and Fond du Lac, Jake has been a Madisonian for ten years. A graduate of UW-Madison, Jake has been drawn to, and grown a career in non-profit philanthropy for nearly seven years with internships, volunteer, staff, and board positions at organizations including the Wisconsin Union at UW-Madison, Clean Wisconsin, Community Shares of Wisconsin, Olbrich Botanical Gardens, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and most excitedly, GSAFE!

 

 

 

 

 

 
Vivienne Anderson
REALTOR®, M.Div, BPOR, CNE, RENE
EXP Realty

Vivienne Andersen, a full-time REALTOR® in Madison WI, grew up in California, but is not at all what the Beach Boys had in mind. She has a Masters of Divinity degree to compliment her Bachelors in Psychology. She loves public speaking and is eager to talk about topics from Real Estate to Trans 101. She is a member the Wisconsin REALTORS® Association where she serves on the Cultural Diversity in Housing Committee, she is also an active member of the Junior League of Madison, and the Home Buyers Round Table. She is even a MOTH GrandSlam Champion.Vivienne can fly, she can forgive sins, and she can sell a large house in a single day. She is basically a super hero in heels and you should definitely connect with her.  

 

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