Dr. Ashley Grice, Director

Pronouns: She/Her

Dr. Ashley Grice (she/her/hers)  was a residence director here at CSU from 2012 – 2015 and is looking forward to moving back to Colorado.  Ashley is bringing with her a passion and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion work, particularly from a lens of intersectionality that will continue to build upon all the great work that has been developed in Pride. Recently she completed her doctorate in Social and Comparative Analysis in Education, and her dissertation focus was Faculty, Staff, and Student Perceptions of the Transgender and Gender-nonconforming (TGNC) Student Experiences at Carnegie Mellon University. Ashley has invested much of her time and energy engaging, advocating and uplifting the LGBTQ+ community on campus and in the communities where she lives, this is also true from a racial justice lens. She is eager to be working directly with and for minoritized student communities, and pushing for an increasingly welcoming and affirming campus community.

Maggie Hendrickson, Assistant Director

Pronouns: They/Them

As Assistant Director, Maggie is passionate about creating opportunities and communities centered in trans and queer joy, agency, authenticity and community care. They oversee Pride’s educational, resource, and advocacy initiatives, as well as some of the centers’ signature programs.

Maggie most recently came to Colorado from Seattle, WA, where they previously worked in housing & residential life. They received their undergraduate degree in Recreation and Youth Development from the University of New Hampshire and their graduate degree in Student Development Administration from Seattle University. Outside of Pride, Maggie enjoys cooking, baking, being outside, and getting involved in the community. Maggie is happy to chat about self care, social justice, Steven Universe, summer camp, movies, gardening, gender fluidity, One Direction – and anything else that you’re interested in!

Pedro Ramos, Program Coordinator

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Originally from Aurora, Colorado, Pedro is a Queer Latinx and has navigated the various identities of being Mexican, first-gen, and Queer. As a result, through using a social justice lens and intersectional framework, he is dedicated to fostering community and empowerment amongst LGBTQ+ students and other historically underserved student populations. Prior to joining Colorado State University, Pedro has worked in developing programs focused on supporting historically underserved student populations, mentorship, and leadership development. He has received a BA in Psychology from the University of Colorado Denver and a Master’s degree in Student Affairs Administration from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR. Pedro is especially fond of Mexican bakeries, craft coffee, first-gen student success, and spending time with family.

Counseling Center Liaison

Beit Gorski, CSUHN counseling center liaison to the Pride Resource Center

Pronouns: Xe/Xem/Xyr

(970) 491-2244

Beit Gorski is a CSU Health Network counseling center liaison who serves CSUHN as a licensed psychotherapist and who co-facilitates the Transgender and Gender Fluid support group. Xe grew up in rural Wisconsin and has lived in Colorado for most of the past two decades, conducting cognitive development research at and earning a Bachelors from CU-Boulder and gaining a Masters in Somatic Counseling Psychology from Naropa University, where xe later served as adjunct faculty. Most of xyr clinical experience for the past 15 years has centered on supporting community clients during psychiatric emergencies and in acute recovery from trauma-related crisis, often adults and children who have experienced domestic violence/ intimate partner violence. Beit navigates professional and academic spaces having a stable working poverty background and is a white, disabled, queer, trans, nonbinary, intersex documented settler who practices non-monogamy. Xe enjoys ceramics, nurturing houseplants, and playing Urban Adult Hide & Seek. When you see xem from time to time at the Pride Resource Center and affiliated events, take a moment to say hello!

Multicultural Drop In Hours

Beginning May 17th, Thursdays 10-11 pm and Fridays 4-5 pm

(Note: to access Multicultural Drop In Hours please call CSU Counseling Services at (970) 491-6053. Tell the front desk staff “I’d like to schedule a drop-in appointment with Beit.” Or “I’d like to schedule a multicultural counseling drop-in appointment.”