Our coordinator team functions as the core group of volunteers involved in leadership of the organization day-to-day, and oversee various aspects of our operations including programming, outreach, and advocacy!
Fun Fact: Almost ALL of ROSE's Coordinators are trans and/or non-binary!
FOUNDER & LEAD COORDINATOR
Christian (also known as Xander) founded ROSE as the 'GSRC Community' and later 'Rainbow Carleton'. They currently serve as our Lead Coordinator, spearheading all of ROSE's work and providing strategic direction to the organization.
They identify as gay and non-binary, and use They/Them pronouns,
You can reach them at email@example.com
STEERING COMMITTEE CHAIR
Rory has been a volunteer with ROSE since its founding, and currently serves as Chair of the Steering Committee.
They identify as non-binary, and use They/He pronouns,
You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ceres joined ROSE recently as our Outreach Coordinator, and helps keep us connected to fellow community organizations while handling all of our outreach activities!
She identifies as trans and bisexual, and uses She/They pronouns.
You can reach them at email@example.com
TRANS PROGRAMS COORDINATOR
Nat serves as our Trans Programming Coordinator, and leads our efforts to provide programs and services to the trans community and our trans membership! Organizing events such as trans thrifting and transgiving, they do a lot to help keep trans folks engaged in ROSE!
They identify as bisexual and non-binary, and use They/Them pronouns.
You can reach them at firstname.lastname@example.org
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER AND MODERATOR
Jack, also known as Jax, is one of our Social Media Managers. They maintain our Instagram and Linktree and keep our followers up to date on the Queer community while responding to DMs. They also serve as a Moderator on our Discord service, keeping our digital space safe(r) and maintaining good vibes!
They identify as non-binary, and use They/Them pronouns,
You can reach them at @RainbowOttawaStudentExperience on Instagram!
Chloë is one of ROSE's Advocacy Coordinators, helping run our Advocacy Program that helps Queer & Trans people raise their issues, complaints, and concerns in Ottawa and Ottawa post-secondary institutions.
Chloë identifies as lesbian.
You can reach them at email@example.com
Theya is one of ROSE's Advocacy Coordinators, helping run our Advocacy Program that helps Queer & Trans people raise their issues, complaints, and concerns in Ottawa and Ottawa post-secondary institutions.
Theya identifies as bisexual and non-binary, and uses They/Them pronouns.
You can reach them at firstname.lastname@example.org
AFFIRMING GEAR COORDINATOR
We're recruiting for this position at this time! Check out Volunteer Opportunities for more information!
You can still reach our Gender Affirming Gear Program Team at email@example.com.
Aya is a recent addition to our team, joining us to help us develop our new brand identity during our shift from Rainbow Carleton to ROSE. Her work can be seen in all of our ROSE logos and branding. She also maintains her own freelance design service.
She identifies as bisexual and trans, and uses She/Her pronouns.
You can find her design service at squizard.ca or contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Clementine is our Community Coordinator and Lead Facilitator of our QueerSupport Program! He is responsible for overseeing our Community Discord service and coordinating the QueerSupport Facilitators, organizing training, and handling debriefs.
He identifies as non-binary and pansexual, and uses He/They pronouns. You can reach them at email@example.com!
Enby is our Equity Coordinator and one of our QueerSupport Facilitators! They are responsible for overseeing internal equity, accessibility, and anti-oppression issues within ROSE
They identify as non-binary and aroace, and uses They/Them pronouns.
You can reach them at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Chris is our Support Coordinator! They oversee and help plan our support programs, which include the Advocacy, QueerSupport, and Community Care teams.
They identify as non-binary and ace, and use they/them pronouns!
You can reach them at email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org!
Community Discord Team
The Community Discord Team, made up of Administrators, Moderators, Community Guides and Event Organizers provides our 24/7 online and moderated discord space, which is a premier source of social activity, community building, and digital events during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Our Program Teams run our various support services. This group includes:
Joint Support Team (Advocacy, Queer Support, Community Care)
Trans Programs Team (Affirming Gear and Trans Programming)
Media and Design Team
The ROSE Media and Design Team work with the Coordinator Team under the creative direction of the Design Coordinator to create and develop content relevant to the activities and mandate of ROSE, including Instagram graphics, the ROSE website, logos and branding, posters, photography and videography.
The ROSE Events Committee work with the Coordinator Team to brainstorm and plan for events. All volunteers and members are able and invited to participate in event planning, but our Events Committee members are specifically dedicated to working on these projects:
The ROSE Services Committee work with the Coordinator Team to brainstorm and plan services provided by ROSE to both our members, and the community. All volunteers and members are able and invited to participate in services planning.