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Inclusion Center Staff & Board

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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.  

"I have been involved with the Inclusion Center for 20 years.  I am grateful to serve the community that I love and has offered me the support that I needed not only as a young adult, but also as an adult.  I look forward to build programming focusing on healing relationships between privileged and marginalized communities."

 

Contact Jamelle

Email:    jamelle@inclusioncenter.org

Community Outreach Coordinator
Emily Rusk Goss (She/Her)

Emily has been involved with the ICCJ for 10+ years.  She served as a member of our board in 2017 where she organized our annual fundraisers, silent auctions, and raffles.  She joined our staff as the Community Outreach Coordinator in 2023. She was able to attend Anytown as an advisor for the first time in the summer of 2023 and left a changed human. She is passionate about the work being done by The Inclusion Center. She knows how important it is to create a more inclusive community for her young son and will do whatever it takes to make sure the youth feel seen, heard, and supported. 

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"Everyone should experience Camp Anytown for themselves. I can't accurately describe the feeling you get when you see the transformations in the kiddos in such a short period of time. I am forever changed by what I witnessed at Camp and can't wait for my kids to be old enough to attend."

Contact Emily

Email:    emily@inclusioncenter.org

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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.

Board Member 
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. 

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