What We Do
Provide Support – PFLAG facilitates separate monthly in-person and online support groups, as well as a weekly support group for parents and allies of transgender folks. We also provide periodic programs for special topics and events. Past programs include Visible Voices with CSU Pride Center, an AAPI Transgender Moms panel, and our Annual Family Pride Picnic.
Offer Education – Each month, as part of our support groups, we provide a different education topic relevant to the time of year (back-to-school, coming out, etc.). For the parents / allies of transgender folks, we provide a faith-based discussion one week, book club the next week, sharing our stories, and trans-specific education topics. We also do periodic special programs like suicide prevention training, name change clinic, and others.
Advocate – PFLAG strives to partner with other local and National organizations to educate key decision-makers about the issues that affect our loved ones and families, and to teach others how to use their voices to amplify our efforts toward a more equitable, and just world for the LGBTQ+ community.
Our Board of Directors
Reggie is the mom of a couple of transgender daughters and the Grandmom of rainbow grandkids, all of whom are the heart and soul behind the work she does for PFLAG. Having been born in Fort Collins, and living here for over 6 decades, she has a passion for the community and would like to help make PFLAG an integral part of Northern Colorado history. Reggie was educated in Psychology (Bachelor) and Accounting (Master) at Colorado State University, and currently works from home as a customer delivery engineer for a software company. Active in a few Facebook groups for moms of LGBTQ+ kiddos, she has been an admin for Colorado MamaBears for almost 5 years. Hobbies include photography, playing the piano, and watching Jeopardy!
Jen serves on the PFLAG board to make a difference for LGBTQ+ loved ones, friends, and community members. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Computing from the Women’s College at the University of Denver and works for a Software as a Service company as a Senior Manager. Hobbies are Kickboxing, Knitting, and Paddleboarding.
Kurt is a transgender man who has been active in helping the LGBTQ+ community since high school. Being born and raised in Fort Collins, finding something Northern Colorado specific was the goal, with PFLAG being the perfect opportunity. Kurt is a fully Apple Certified repair technician and works for an Apple AUthorized Service Center in Boulder. His hobbies include reading, pretty much anything technology, and dabbling in writing.
Nami is a mom of two teenage girls who recently moved here from Indiana. She has volunteered with many organizations in the past including GLSEN Central Indiana, ACLU Indiana and PFLAG Indiana. She looks forward to continuing to work in the new area to advocate and empower my children and the LGBTQ+ community.
Jennifer was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and has lived in Fort Collins on and off for the last 17 years. Jennifer has previous non-profit experience as a founder and as a MILSPO in the Navy’s submarine service. In addition to her work with PFLAG, Jennifer is obsessed with real estate and enjoys mentoring new investors. She is a Realtor and specializes in divorce and veteran real estate throughout Northern Colorado
Jill has lived in Fort Collins along with her husband and kids for 13 years. As the mother of a recently out Transgender son, she fully understands the need for a community of like-minded individuals who can be there to support each other and help answer questions and talk through feelings and is very grateful that PFLAG exists in our town. Jill loves to walk, hike, bike & camp, along with enjoying the patio on a sunny day at one of our many great local breweries!
Julie Silver Seidle
Julie moved to Fort Collins in 2004 from a small town in Kansas. She is a community-engaged occupational therapist and currently works at CSU. She has a passion for working with community non-profits and supporting people in living their lives to the fullest. As the mom of a transgender son, she understands the importance of having a caring and supportive community. Julie enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, watching documentaries, and putting together puzzles.