Iimay (they/them) joined the Resource Generation staff as Associate Director in August 2014 and became the Executive Director in January of 2017. They hold a vision for collective liberation in their heart and is passionate about creating and implementing strong organizational systems to turn their vision into reality. Prior to Resource Generation, they spent 3 years as the Director of Operations and Finance at The Management Center where they helped move the organization to the next level of performance.
Born and raised in North Carolina, Iimay was politicized through interning with Southerners on New Ground (SONG), which builds, sustains, and connects a Southern regional base of LGBTQ people in order to transform the region. They moved to the Washington, DC area in 2008 to work for OCA (Organization of Chinese Americans) where they led programming for student leadership development. Iimay is an active member of the DC queer Asian American community and helped organize the Rainbow Dragon Fund, the region’s first grassroots queer Asian American giving circle. They got involved with Resource Generation through the DC chapter by joining a praxis group in 2013 and then organized the first DC people of color praxis group in 2014. Iimay is currently on the board of the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice. In their free time, Iimay enjoys attending silent meditation retreats, rock climbing, and watching movies with their partner Megan.