Inclusion Center Staff & Board
Community Outreach and Program Coordinator
Jamelle Avei (He/Him and They/Them)
Jamelle Avei went to Anytown in 2003. He was an Intern for the Inclusion Center and Liaison of Woods Cross High School from 2003-2005. He has several years of experience in education, as well as worked for non profit organizations such as the the LBGT Pride Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Wildwoods Foundation in Los Angeles, California. Jamelle took a break from the Inclusion Center from 2009 and returned as staff in our Camp Anytown in 2019. He also is a member of the Action Research Team, to update our current Anytown programming.
Board Chair Member and Interim Executive Director
Kimberly "Kimmy" Terry (She/Her)
Kimmy attended her first Utah Anytown in 1999, and served as a volunteer counselor, advisor, and co-director until 2006. Kimmy then volunteered for Anytown in Nebraska while completing her pharmacy training. Moving back to Utah upon the completion of her PharmD and critical care residency, Kimmy returned to the Utah ICCJ as a volunteer advisor and joined the board in 2019.
Her commitment to inclusion, volunteering with youth, and building spaces for constructive conversations are what keep Kimmy involved with the Inclusion Center.
Emily Rusk Goss (She/Her)
Emily has been a member of the Board since 2017. She has been involved with ICCJ for about 6 years. She mainly helped with our annual fundraiser running the silent auctions and raffles. She is excited to start being involved in other aspects of the organization and is looking forward to sending her kids to Anytown.
Alicia Washington (She/Her)
Alicia Washington is a Utah native with a passion for the arts and for social justice. A graduate from Weber State University in Musical Theatre, she also studied performance with The Second City Improv and SITI Company.
In 2012, Alicia founded Good Company Theatre in Ogden, Utah. The live theatre venue develops and promotes high quality eclectic productions forging new relationships between audiences, performers and spaces in the process. To date, GCT is the only independent theatre in Utah that is owned and operated by black women.
Along with her work at GCT, Alicia serves on the Weber State University Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities Advisory Board. She also co-created the Town Hall Conversations on Race that occur biannually in Ogden City. Additionally, Alicia volunteers with The Inclusion Center, Salt Lake City-based human relations organization dedicated to overcoming hatred, bias and exclusionary practices. Alicia is currently serving a two year term as an Honorary Commander for Hill Air Force Base. Most recently, Alicia, along with many Ogden community leaders, created a COVID19 Task Force which focuses on providing healthcare aid and access to Multicultural communities and Marginalized people.
Outside of the above mentioned involvements, Alicia works as a freelance theatre director, costume designer, and plus-sized fashion model.
Paul Draper (He/Him)
Anthropologist and organizational expert Paul Draper has taught at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and served as a master lecturer at Yale University. For seven years, he represented the Casino Floor and Marketing Department for Sands Corporation at the Venetian Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. He has recently consulted in California for Apple headquarters in Cupertino, and Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park. In Florida, he has acted as a cultural consultant for Martin Memorial Health Systems, for Orlando Healthcare Systems, for Tallahassee Healthcare Systems, and for Lee Health in Fort Myers. In addition to his multiple TEDx talks, Paul has been featured as an expert on the History Channel, A&E, and the Hallmark Channel.
Paul Draper first attended Camp Anytown in 1994, returning as a counselor, advisor, and director between 1997 and 2003. Paul Draper has served on the board since 2013.