Meet our team
Learn about who we are and find contact info for our staff here.
Maxx Fenning (He/Him)
Maxx studies Business Administration at the University of Florida. A staunch advocate for LGBT rights and sexual education, Maxx co-founded and currently chairs PRISM's Board of Directors as President. He is also an active creator on TikTok, where he educates on many of the same topics that PRISM addresses. In his free time, Maxx enjoys singing and graphic design.
CJ Walden (He/Him)
Vice-President & Secretary
Christian (CJ) is a graduate of Boca Raton Community High School and one day hopes to become a journalist. An advocate for LGBT rights, CJ is currently the Vice-President and Secretary of PRISM’s Board of Directors. In his free time, CJ enjoys video games and spending quality time with his friends and family.
Sarah Bruso (She/Her)
Content Creation Director
Sarah is a freelance graphic designer with a Master’s degree in Web Design from Lynn University. Since graduating, she has had the privilege of working with numerous nonprofits on design projects. Outside of advocacy, she loves coffee, small dogs, and outer space.
Bryan Santos (He/Him/They)
Bryan is a graduate of Florida International University with a Bachelor's in Social Sciences. Outside of PRISM, they are the Outreach and Marketing Manager for OUTshine Film Festival, Member of the Gotham Underground Cosplay Group, and social advocate for LGBTQ spaces at Supercon. It's also no surprise they love gaming, anime, and all things pop culture, Bryan is passionate about social justice and equality issues and believes that youth are key!
Steven Rocha (He/Him)
Steven is a queer trans man and a second-generation Colombian immigrant. These identities are integral to his work for social justice causes, as he strives to center the perspectives of underrepresented groups and to demonstrate the intersectionality of LGBTQ issues.
In his free time, Steven enjoys western animation, gaming, and studying languages. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Classical Languages & Literatures from the University of Miami with a minor in French language. He hopes to pursue a legal career and apply those skills to the fight for LGBTQ liberation.
Avion Goordeen (He/Him)
Avion is a bisexual man and a first-generation immigrant from the Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago. As a PRISM's Volunteer Manager, he firmly believes inclusion and representation are paramount to the journey of discovering one's identity.
Avion has a background in physics with a Master's in Ocean Engineering from Florida Atlantic University. Being an aficionado of the ocean, he dabbles in coastal and ocean conservation with a strong interest in Florida's Nesting Sea Turtle population.
Avion has been involved in LGBTQ activism and leadership since 2018. This includes working with CompassGLCC to support those affected and infected by HIV/AIDS and being a member of the board of directors of Night Runners WPB, a non-profit promoting LGBTQ+ fitness. This year he is also leading a Palm Beach County team participating in SMART Ride 19!
In his free time, Avion enjoys paddleboarding, photography and is currently a fan of the manga, One Piece!