Banyan Fierer

Executive Director

After a career in design and architecture, Banyan spent 8 years living in Intentional Communities. Now a proud member Santa Fe, Banyan’s focus for the Human Rights Alliance is to support the LGBTQ+ community with not just the annual PRIDE Santa Fe celebration but also create and build Santa Fe’s first Community Center that focuses on education, support, art and social space for the LGBTQ folks in and around Santa Fe.



Tom Folks


After almost 30 years in the Salt Lake City Police Department, Tom is now retired and excited to take on the important task as treasurer for the Human Rights Alliance. Turns out, math club in high school wasn’t just a chance to check out the geeky math guys.