Glenn Griffin has been named operations director with the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) Community Center of Charlotte.
Griffin replaces O’Neale Atkinson, who has become youth services director with Time Out Youth. Griffin most recently was artistic director at Queen City Theatre Company.
As operations director at the LGBT Community Center, Griffin will manage day-to-day operations of the facility and director the Community Center’s community outreach and fund raising efforts.
Griffin earned a creative arts degree jointly from Kingston University in London, England, and from UNC Charlotte. He had been artistic director at Queen City Theatre Company since January 2007, producing six seasons of programming, with a focus on the LGBT community.
The LGBT Community Center of Charlotte, founded in 2001, provides space and opportunity to nurture, celebrate, and empower the Charlotte region’s diverse LGBT community through programs, events, and collaboration. Among the Community Center’s signature projects are the annual GayCharlotte Film Series, the annual Stonewall Celebration, monthly community roundtable events, health screenings and art exhibits.
The LGBT Community Center of Charlotte recently moved from the N.C. Music Factory to 2508 N. Davidson St. in the NoDa neighborhood. The facility is open from 5-8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays’ and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays.
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