About Us

The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of the Ozarks supports the well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in the greater Springfield, Missouri region by organizing and sponsoring community activities and by increasing public understanding and appreciation of LGBT citizens.

Who We Are
GLO is a non-profit community organization. Administered by the LGBT community in the Southwest Missouri/Springfield Area. Donations and dues from members supports GLO. The GLO Center seeks to provide useful resources to the LGBT community in Southwest Missouri.  It is a place to be yourself, a place to meet others in the community, and a place to find information about the community at large.  In essence, the GLO Center is YOUR place for all things concerning the LGBT Community in the Greater Springfield/Southwest Missouri Area.

The GLO Center is governed by its board of directors which is comprised of members. It is entirely volunteer and membership is open and encouraged.

The GLO Center is a not-for-profit community organization and enjoys Federal 501C3 tax exempt status. All donations are tax-deductible.

GLO Board:

Gregg Johnson – President

Charles Abernathy  – Vice President and media spokesperson
Phone: 417.693.9592 | Email: charles@glocenter.org

Keith Alvarez – Secretary

Leon Fisher – Treasurer

Kellie Rohrbaugh – Parliamentarian

Krista Moncado – Social Outreach and Program Committee
Email: krista@glocenter.org

Lauren Dow – Social Outreach and Program Committee
Email: lauren@glocenter.org

Dominiece Hoelyfield

Brandon Landers – Co-Chair of Greater Ozarks Pridefest and Program Committee
Email: brandon@glocenter.org

Wendy Owens – Maintenance Committee, Co-chair of community liaison, and Program Committee

Email: wendy@glocenter.org

Aly Richardson – Co-chair of community liaison

J. Martin

Bobby Wisemen


518 E Commercial St
Springfield, MO  65801

(417) 869-3978