Get to know one·n·ten

Raising today's youth for tomorrow's future

Our vision

one•n•ten envisions a world where all LGBTQ youth and young adults are embraced for who they are, actively engaged in their communities, and empowered to lead.

Our mission

Our mission is to serve LGBTQ youth and young adults ages 11-24. We enhance their lives by providing empowering social and service programs that promote self‐expression, self‐acceptance, leadership development, and healthy life choices.

OUR STAFF

These wonderful people make it all possible
  • Nate Rhoton
    Nate Rhoton
    Executive Director – Nate@onenten.org
  • Kado Stewart
    Kado Stewart
    Program Director and Camp Director – Kado@onenten.org
  • Manny Lucero
    Manny Lucero
    Development Director – Manny@onenten.org
  • Gina Read
    Gina Read
    Program Manager – Gina@onenten.org
  • Crystal Hughes
    Crystal Hughes
    Office Manager – Office@onenten.org
  • Danielle Bittner
    Danielle Bittner
    Development Associate – Danielle@onenten.org
  • Dani Logan
    Dani Logan
    Program & Volunteer Coordinator- Dani@onenten.org
  • Wallace Hudson
    Wallace Hudson
    Training & Satellite Program Specialist – Wallace@onenten.org
  • Joel Mills
    Joel Mills
    Program Coordinator – Joel@onenten.org
  • Sarah Kent
    Sarah Kent
    Program Specialist- Sarah@onenten.org
  • Eva Siler
    Eva Siler
    Program Coordinator for Trans Group – Eva@onenten.org
Nate Rhoton
Executive Director – Nate@onenten.org

Executive Director – Nate@onenten.org

Kado Stewart
Program Director and Camp Director – Kado@onenten.org

Program Director and Camp Director – Kado@onenten.org

Manny Lucero
Development Director – Manny@onenten.org

Development Director – Manny@onenten.org

Gina Read
Program Manager – Gina@onenten.org

Program Manager – Gina@onenten.org

Crystal Hughes
Office Manager – Office@onenten.org

Office Manager – Office@onenten.org

Danielle Bittner
Development Associate – Danielle@onenten.org

Development Associate – Danielle@onenten.org

Dani Logan
Program & Volunteer Coordinator- Dani@onenten.org

Program and Volunteer Coordinator, Assistant Camp Director – Dani@onenten.org

Wallace Hudson
Training & Satellite Program Specialist – Wallace@onenten.org

Training and Satellite Program Specialist – Wallace@onenten.org

Joel Mills
Program Coordinator – Joel@onenten.org

Program Coordinator, HIV Mpowerment Specialist – Joel@onenten.org

Sarah Kent
Program Specialist- Sarah@onenten.org

Program Specialist – Homeless Outreach & Sex Trafficking Victims Liaison – Sarah@onenten.org

Eva Siler
Program Coordinator for Trans Group – Eva@onenten.org

Eva@onenten.org

Board of Directors

These wonderful people make our board
  • Jasmine Snipes
    Jasmine Snipes
  • Lou Goodman
    Lou Goodman
  • Shawn Gensch
    Shawn Gensch
  • Sima Thakkar
    Sima Thakkar
  • Dr. Andy Burnette
    Dr. Andy Burnette
  • Shannon O’Keeffe
    Shannon O’Keeffe
  • Daniel Dziadura
    Daniel Dziadura
  • Calvin Cole
    Calvin Cole
    Board Member
  • Calvin Goetz
    Calvin Goetz
    Board Member
  • Carmen Jandacek
    Carmen Jandacek
    Chair
  • Cory Braddock
    Cory Braddock
    Board Member
  • Daniel Moran Jr.
    Daniel Moran Jr.
    Board Member
  • Darryl Embrey
    Darryl Embrey
    Board Member
  • Donna Rose
    Donna Rose
    Board Member
  • Janae Ben-Shabat
    Janae Ben-Shabat
    Treasurer
  • Kelley Densham
    Kelley Densham
    Secretary
  • Manny Soto-Griego
    Manny Soto-Griego
    Board Member
  • Margie Smith-Marchese
    Margie Smith-Marchese
    Board Member
  • Mayan Tahan
    Mayan Tahan
    Board Member
  • Nate Rhoton
    Nate Rhoton
    Ex-officio
Jasmine Snipes

Jasmine Snipes is a first-generation Arizona native who resides in the West Valley. She is a dedicated education, public, and social services professional, and is passionate about assisting and empowering Arizonans. She is currently a Staff Member at the Arizona State Legislature and an Education Training Specialist for the Anti-Defamation League; as a part of the ADL team, Jasmine trains administrators, educators, youth, and law enforcement professionals in anti-bias practices and managing implicit bias via workshop facilitation. She also serves as a member of Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone’s LGBTQ Advisory Council.

Jasmine began volunteering with one·n·ten in January of 2015 and joined the board in December of 2017. She participates in youth leadership, empowerment, and development volunteer opportunities like Camp OUTdoors, Anytown Leadership Camp, and the Cesar Chavez Institute. In opportunities like these, she facilitates workshops, camp processes, and dialogues on social justice issues. Through her volunteer efforts with one·n·ten, and other LGBTQ advocacy organizations, Jasmine strives to educate, advocate for, and help establish sustainable connections for Arizona’s vulnerable populations.

Jasmine graduated from Estrella Mountain Community College and is a ASU Community Advocacy and Social Policy Sundevil.

Lou Goodman

Lou served as a volunteer mentor in one-n-ten’s Youth Education and Success (YES) program before joining the Board.  He is a consultant in the field of juvenile justice, having retired from the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections (ADJC), where he held several executive level positions, including Chief Hearing Officer, Assistant Director for Legal Services, and Assistant Director for Support Services.  Before joining ADJC, Lou was an attorney with a small civil litigation law firm.

Lou also serves as a pro tem justice of the peace in Maricopa County, and he is an adjunct faculty member at Estrella Mountain Community College, where he teaches Juvenile Justice Procedures.   He earned his BA at The Ohio State University and his JD at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.  Lou is passionate about serving youth and particularly one-n-ten youth, and he is honored to be on the Board.

Shawn Gensch

Chief Marketing Officer, Sprouts

Along with being the chief marketing officer for Sprouts, Shawn serves as a member of the Sprouts Executive Leadership Team. He is responsible for leading Sprouts’ marketing strategy, research, insights, digital, creative, and ad production teams, designed to inspire and engage consumers and showcase the company’s healthy products and great value.  Shawn’s personal passion for healthy communities led him to onenten upon arrival in the Valley of the Sun in 2015, after over a decade of service to homeless youth in Minneapolis, MN.

Shawn has more than 25 years of experience in marketing and finance with executive roles in both the retail and financial services industries. Prior to joining Sprouts, Shawn served as co-founder and chief executive officer of a start-up consumer loyalty company. Earlier, Shawn served as Target Corporation’s senior vice president of marketing, responsible for brand marketing, media strategy, public relations, loyalty, events, lifestyle marketing and strategic partnerships. He also served as president of Target Bank and led financial product development for the company. Previously, he was president and chief executive officer of Conseco Bank.

Shawn holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, serves on the Board of Directors for GWG Holdings, Inc., Anser Innovation LLC., and as an Advisory Board member for the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix.

Sima Thakkar
Dr. Andy Burnette

Rev. Dr. Andy Burnette has served since August 15, 2012 as Senior Minister at
Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Chandler. Burnette was a member of the
Unitarian Universalist Association’s Board of Trustees, serving as the convener of the
board’s Governance Working Group.
He was minister at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church in Danville,
Indiana from 2007 to 2012. From 2000 to 2007, Burnette served congregations in the
Church of the Nazarene in Southern Indiana. From 1998 to 2000, he was a journalist
covering local government and writing a humor column, also in Indiana.
He is married to Heather Powell-Burnette. They have two children; Sasha (2002)
and Josie (2008). Rev. Dr. Burnette holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass
Communication from the University of Evansville (Evansville, Indiana) and a Master of
Divinity from Chapman Seminary (Oakland City, Indiana). He earned a Doctor of
Ministry degree with a focus on social class and American religion, emphasizing
Unitarian Universalism, at Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley.

Shannon O’Keeffe

Shannon O’Keeffe

is a Phoenix native. After graduating from Sunnyslope High School, she
completed degrees in Special and Elementary Education from Northern Arizona University. She
in entering her twenty-second year in Special Education, where she specializes in learning and
emotional disabilities. She has a background in Crisis Prevention, as well as curriculum
development for students with special needs.

Daniel Dziadura

Daniel J. Dziadura PT, DHSc, MSPT
Dan grew up in Brooklyn, NY and received his Master of Science in physical therapy from
Boston University. After a dozen years working in Brooklyn hospitals he began a new adventure
in the desert southwest, where he now works as Director of Rehabilitation Services with Banner
Health in Phoenix. Dan received his Doctor of Health Sciences Degree from A.T. Still University
in Mesa and focused his research on resilience in hospital employees.
Dan completed a certificate in Clinical and Applied Hypnosis from Saybrook University and
received further training in hypnotherapy at the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts. Blending
his knowledge of body and mind, Dan established a Guided Imagery Program at Banner Health
to help patients gain relief from anxiety and pain.
Dan is an adjunct faculty member with the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Franklin
Pierce University in Goodyear and facilitates leadership classes for the American Physical
Therapy Association.  He has spoken about resilience and leadership at national conferences at
Ohio State University, in New Orleans, Louisiana, Washington DC, and at various Banner
hospitals across Arizona. Dan is a healthcare innovator who has a passion for helping people
build their inner resources by cultivating leadership skills and resilience.
Dan takes care of his own well-being through exercise and by practicing meditation and
mindfulness. He loves dragons, orcas, dogs, and hiking in Sedona.

Calvin Cole
Board Member

Board Member

Calvin Goetz
Board Member
BRIEF INFO

Calvin Goetz is a partner and co-founder of Strategy Financial Group, a full-service retirement and financial advisory firm headquartered in Phoenix, serving clients in Arizona and across the United States. He has dedicated more than a decade of his professional career creating personalized financial solutions for individuals and families seeking to achieve security and financial independence in retirement. As a widely recognized retirement planning specialist in Arizona, Calvin is co-author of the upcoming book, Climbing the Retirement Mountain. Additionally, Calvin co-hosted Strategy Financial Radio on KKNT 960 AM where he provided his insight on pertinent retirement planning topics and market-related topics.

Calvin is a licensed investment advisor representative, and is a member and active participant in Ed Slott’s Elite IRA Advisor GroupTM, an organization of financial professionals dedicated to being leaders in the IRA industry. He is also a licensed insurance agent and a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA).

As a previous corporate sponsor for one-n-ten’s annual Fresh Brunch, Calvin joined the Board of Directors in 2015 and is passionate about serving the needs of at-risk and homeless youth in Arizona. Calvin’s dedication to serving the community also extends to his ongoing support of St. Mary’s Food Bank and Ballet Arizona.

An Arizona native, Calvin is a proud graduate of Northern Arizona University. He enjoys traveling, running, hiking, and yoga.

 

Board Member- cgoetzrun@gmail.com

Carmen Jandacek
Chair
BRIEF INFO

APS

Carmen Jandacek grew up in a small town in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. After graduating, she moved to the Phoenix area. Carmen has worked for Arizona Public Service since 1996 holding various positions and leadership roles over the years. She is an HR professional and currently is consulting in the APS Ethics Office. Carmen holds a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional Designation and also has an undergraduate degree in management. She earned her MBA from the University of Phoenix in 1999. Carmen is an avid triathlete and has raced many races throughout the state and is an Ironman Arizona finisher.

Carmen joined the one·n·ten Board in January of 2015 and is thrilled to be of service to the youth who are our leaders of tomorrow.

 

Chair- carmen.jandacek@aps.com

Cory Braddock
Board Member
BRIEF INFO

Cory Braddock is a Partner at Snell & Wilmer, L.L.P. where he is a member of the firm’s
Commercial Litigation and Securities Litigation and Investigations Practice Groups. His law
practice focuses on complex commercial litigation with a particular emphasis on securities and
broker-dealer institution litigation in both federal and state courts, FINRA arbitration
proceedings, and general commercial litigation matters. Cory has been recognized by Super
Lawyers as a Rising Star (2014-2016) and as a Southwest Super Lawyer (2017-2018). Before
becoming a lawyer, he worked in the financial services industry where he received his CFP®
designation.

Cory received his B.A., in Business Management from Brigham Young University and
subsequently received his Juris Doctorate (cum laude) from the J. Reuben Clark Law School
(BYU). He previously served as General Counsel to the Board of Directors of the Chandler
Chamber of Commerce and, in 2008, was recognized by Snell and Wilmer L.L.P. as its Pro Bono
Attorney of the Year.

Cory’s interests include running slowing, fishing poorly, and watching international soccer, even
when it hurts his eyes and heart. He also loves, sometimes simultaneously, using his smoker, his
shaved ice machine, and following his favorite non-soccer sports teams.

 

Board Member- cbraddock@swlaw.com

Daniel Moran Jr.
Board Member
BRIEF INFO

Senior Online Communication Strategist, SRP
Danny began working with one•n•ten over three years ago serving as the Fresh Brunch Marketing Chair. Leveraging his expertise in marketing, he helped develop Fresh Brunch’s brand, promotions and more to drive attendance and attract big-name sponsors. On top of his work for our annual gala, Danny helps market and promote the Legacy Club, LGBTQ Affinity Mixer events and more.

In 2014, he was honored with the SRP Presidents’ Volunteer Spirit award for his commitment to one•n•ten. Currently, Danny is a Senior Online Communication Strategist for Salt River Project. In this role he helps drive the company’s digital marketing strategy. He launched his career 10 years ago in the Valley, working in PR and marketing agencies to develop communication strategies to propel businesses forward. Daniel holds a M.S. in Public Relations from Boston University and a B.A in both Political Science and French from Arizona State University.An ardent supporter of the community, Daniel has volunteered for organizations that include Aunt Rita’s Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Phoenix, Vizio Fiesta Bowl/Ticket City Cactus Bowl and served on the Steering Committee for the Social Media Club of Phoenix.
When Danny is not in a board room or volunteering, you will find him exploring Phoenix’s foodie scene, perfecting his wine palate or hitting the local gym.

 

Board Member- dmoranjr@gmail.com

Darryl Embrey
Board Member
BRIEF INFO

Darryl grew up in Northern CA and moved to Phoenix after graduating from Saint Mary’s College of CA where he obtained a dual B.S. Degree in Organizational Management and Industrial Psychology. He earned his MBA in Human Resources Management from UOP, his MBA and Project Management certification from DeVry University.

Darryl is currently a Business & Technology Project Manager for a $5 trillion company, has been married for 25 years. He has been devoted to causes that support youth education, sports, the arts, horticulture, and the hungry for the past 20 years. In his spare time, he enjoys landscaping, traveling, his pets, and spending time with family and friends.

 

Board Member

Donna Rose
Board Member

Board Member- donna@donnarose.com

Janae Ben-Shabat
Treasurer
BRIEF INFO

Chief Financial Officer of SEACRET since 2009. As a former homeless child and ward of the system, I am uniquely qualified to understand and meet the needs of populations faced with the multitude of challenges that accompany homelessness, undereducation, disenfranchisement, and more. My passion is to house and educate homeless, disenfranchised, and sexually exploited youth across all sectors of the population. I have a deep appreciation and respect for the work and services that one•n•ten provide. I am greatly honored to serve on its board.

 

Treasurer- jb@seacret.com

Kelley Densham
Secretary
BRIEF INFO

Kelley began working with one n ten through the Youth Education and Success (YES) Program. Bringing in volunteers from Charles Schwab and Co, Kelley provided the YES participants with workshops in Resume Writing, Interview Skills and Financial Literacy.

Kelley has been an active volunteer in the LGBTQ community since 2000. She has served on the Board of the Greater Phoenix Gay Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, the Arizona Steering Committee for the Human Rights Campaign as well as service as the PRIDE Affinity Group Chair at Charles Schwab since 2000. Currently Kelley works as a Resolution Manager at Charles Schwab & Co. Inc. where she has worked since 1999.

In addition to serving the LGBT community, Kelley is passionate about outdoor activities such as hiking biking and running and has run over 5 half marathons since 2014. If you can’t find Kelley running around the outdoors your best bet is to look for her at Chase Field cheering on the Arizona Diamondbacks, riding the Matterhorn at Disneyland or just hanging out in a Galaxy Far Far Away!!

Secretary- kelley.densham.onenten@gmail.com

Manny Soto-Griego
Board Member
BRIEF INFO

MANNY SOTO-GRIEGO (Board Member)
Manny Soto-Griego, RHIA – is a health information management (HIM) professional with over 31 years of healthcare experience in healthcare consulting, revenue cycle operations, electronic health record (EHR) applications, document management, and project management. Manny has served in administrative, interim management, and consulting capacities within large academic and urban hospitals. His experience in the healthcare industry has focused on improving operational and financial performance in a variety of healthcare settings. Manny is the HIM Director for Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) in Phoenix, Arizona. MIHS includes the Maricopa Medical Center, Arizona Burn Center, Level 1 Adult and Pediatric Trauma Centers, Arizona Children’s Center, two behavioral health centers, Comprehensive Healthcare Center with over 70 Specialty and Sub-Specialty services, McDowell Healthcare Center for persons with HIV/AIDS and 12 Community oriented Family Health Centers. Manny also serves on the Board of the Arizona Health Information Management Association with over 1,000 members, a component state association of the American Health Information Management Association with over 103,000 members

 

 

Board Member- Manny.soto@mihs.org

Margie Smith-Marchese
Board Member
BRIEF INFO

Margaret Smith-Marchese is Vice President and West Region IT Manager/Tempe Technology Site Lead for the Northern Trust Company. Margie is responsible for supporting 23 wealth management offices across six states and building out and supporting Northern Trust’s new Tempe Operating Center.

Prior to Northern Trust Margie held a variety of technology roles for the New York Stock Exchange, Arca Ex, JMB Realty/Urban Properties, and Technology Solitons Company. In addition to technology initiatives, Margie devotes a large portion of her time to Diversity and Inclusion, Employee Engagement, and several affinity groups at Northern Trust, and is the Executive Sponsor of the Tempe Chapter of Northern Trust’s LGBT Business Resource Council. Margie serves on advisory boards for the Arizona Technology Summit and the Arizona IT Symposium.

 

Board Member- marge.smith@gmail.com

Mayan Tahan
Board Member

Board Member

Nate Rhoton
Ex-officio

Nate Rhoton is the interim executive director. Nate has served as the development director and director of finance and operations, bringing over fifteen years of corporate management experience and ten years of nonprofit fundraising and development expertise to the organization. Formerly, he served for the last twelve years as the operations director of a local construction company, where he worked to expand corporate community involvement and non-discrimination protections to LGBT employees.

Born and raised in Arizona, Nate graduated from Flagstaff High School and then pursued a bachelor’s of science degree in economics from Arizona State University’s WP Carey School of Business in 2000. Over the last decade, Nate has committed himself to nonprofit service, serving on the Arizona steering committee of the Human Rights Campaign for four years, the board of the Greater Phoenix Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, The Melonhead Foundation, and, most recently, as co-chair of the board of directors for Equality Arizona.

nate@onenten.org

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