RMAA Board of Directors

If you have an interest in serving on our Board of Directors, please contact info@rmarts.org for more information.

Sally Taylor

RMAA Co-Chair (2017-Current) – Marketing and Fund Development
Sally Taylor Insurance 

Sally Taylor owns and operates Sally Taylor Insurance Group in the Denver metro area. She’s been in the insurance industry for the last 25 years. 

Ann Afton

RMAA Co-Chair (2015-Current) – HR Committee
Families First

Ann was the Director of Programs at Families First, a non-profit specializing in child abuse prevention and treatment and has a background in conflict resolution. She sings with the Denver Women’s Chorus.

Michael Backman

President, Denver Gay Men’s Chorus (2019-)

Michael Backman is the current president of the Denver Gay Men’s Chorus. 

Mary Viviano

Board Member (2019-) Events

Mary is a retired attorney that practiced law for the oil and gas industry as well as private practice. She loves the arts, especially dance, theater and music.

Michael Rodel

Board Member (2016-2018) -HR Committee

Retired – Kaiser Permanente

A Colorado transplant from Minnesota, Mike retired from Kaiser Permanente in 2016 after 42- year career in clinical audiology. He has been a member of DGMC for 10 years and works on the board as RMAA’s grant writer. On most sunny days, you’re likely to find Mike hiking or biking in our beautiful Colorado mountains.

Jamie Henderson

Board Member (2017-2019) – Fund Development Chair
Private Attorney

Jamie Henderson is a Stanford Law-educated attorney who has represented the Denver LGBT community for 28 years. He sang with DGMC from 1991-1995.

Heidi Shriver

Board Member (2019-) –

Heidi Shriver recently retired after a 30 year career as a public educator. Heidi continues to enjoy working with kids of all ages, particularly fostering their talents in the arts. She was happy to join the RMAA Board because she has long-admired the wonderful music and community created by the Denver Gay Men’s Chorus and the Denver Women’s Chorus

Rev. Chris Gilmore

Board Member (2017-2019) – Faith Outreach
Sixth Avenue United Church of Christ

Rev. Christopher Gilmore serves as the Lead Pastor at Sixth Avenue UCC church in Denver. He grew up in Colorado and before returning home has served churches in Winnetka, IL and Santa Cruz, CA.

Lynn Montano

President, Denver Women’s Chorus (2020-) – president@denverwomenschorus.org

Wade Frisbie 

Board Teasurer (2017-) 

Wade has been a Financial Advisor in Denver and for the GLBTQ community for 10 years and owns his own advisory company called Frisbie Financial. Wade loves giving back to the community and making it strong. Wade and his husband, Ben, just celebrated their second anniversary