Kate Celius (she/her) has been involved in the non-profit arena for more than 12 years and is honored to continue by joining Hampton Roads Pride. She has a passion for helping her community. Kate has sought to combat homelessness by serving on the Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness (PPEH) Board in Alexandria. She has also helped hundreds of adults gain sustainable employment after completing trades programs. Currently, Kate works as the Development Manager at Samaritan House in Virginia Beach, where she also chairs their LGBT Advisory Committee. She is eager, committed, and ready to contribute to the mission of Hampton Roads Pride.