Jay Maddock

Executive Director

Jay Maddock began his work with the KGLRC in 2012 as the Program Director where his primary responsibilities were to develop and implement new programming, while also overseeing the Triangle Mentorship Program. He has a social work background and immense experience working with youth and people of color. Before joining the KGLRC he worked to develop and strengthen the Calhoun County Coalition for Inclusion, a gathering of church leaders, educators, mental health professionals, social service agencies, students, youth, advocates, and community members who are dedicated to creating a welcoming, inclusive and affirming community for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer youth in Calhoun County. Appointed Executive Director in July 2014, Maddock has an upbeat energy and is excited to continue to serve the LGBTQ and ally community in the greater Kalamazoo area.

jay [@] kglrc.org

Michael Cleggs, Jr.

Program Director

Michael Cleggs, Jr. joined the KGLRC in January 2015 as the program director. Cleggs brings experience in fundraising and administration for non-profit programs, most recently as Unit Service Executive in Kalamazoo and St. Joseph Counties for the Southern Shores Field Service Council. Michael also served as a seasonal Program Director for Boy Scouts of America- Southwest Michigan Council for nine years and led Troop 255 as a Scoutmaster. Cleggs will develop and implement new programming at the KGLRC, while also overseeing the Triangle Mentorship Program.

michael [@] kglrc.org

Meg Bauer

Director of Community Engagement

Meg Bauer joined the KGLRC in July 2012 as an intern with the I Commit Campaign, part of a statewide effort to foster civic engagement. Megan is a graduate of Kalamazoo College, with bachelors’ degrees in Political Science and German. She has an extensive list of community work, including Habitat for Humanity where she served as an AmeriCorps member and engaged in a massive outreach campaign to shelters across four of New York City’s five boroughs. Ms. Bauer’s position is funded through an exciting new partnership between the the KGLRC and the Unity Michigan Coalition, which works to ensure that all Michiganders are treated fairly by advancing nondiscrimination policies. Her work will build on the successes of the I Commit Campaign and expand those successes to nearby communities.

megan [@] kglrc.org

Margy Belchak

Director of Operations

Margy started with the KGLRC in October 2014. She brings a wealth of non-profit and administrative experience to the Resource Center. She worked for five years in Boston and Ann Arbor with the Fund for the Public Interest, a national non-profit fundraising and membership development organization. Her roles there included Canvass Director, Regional and National Administrator, and Fiscal Administrator in charge of Accounts Payable for this 400+ person organization. Margy also worked as the Corporate Services Administrator and Marketing Coordinator for a large, prominent Chicago architecture and engineering firm. Since moving to Kalamazoo in the summer of 2013, Margy has been involved in many local community, civic, and political organizations including the Kalamazoo River Cleanup Coalition Allied Site Task Force. Margy is a graduate of Kalamazoo College, with a BA in Biology and minors in Spanish and Environmental Studies, and is also a freelance copy editor.

margy [@] kglrc.org