• About Us

    Your Identity | Our Community

    HoCo Pride is a collection of events and programs that are geared toward the support of, advocacy for and education about the LGBTQ+ community in Howard County. All proceeds earned go to supporting HoCo PRIDE!

    HoCo PRIDE is fiscally sponsored by PFLAG Columbia-Howard County a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit organization in partnership with County Executive Dr. Calvin Ball and the Inner Arbor Trust.

    All donations are 100% tax deductible.

  • Who We Are

    Planning Committee Members

    Jumel Howard

    PFLAG Columbia-Howard County

    Committee Chairperson

    Chris Hefty

    LGBT Interfaith Network

    Sponsorship Coordinator

    Alisha Tronetti

    Community Outreach Coordinator

    Akbi Khan

    RoCo in HoCo

    Event Blogger

    Becca Niburg

    LGBTQ+ Advocate

    Logistics Coordinator

    Steve Charing

    OutSpoken

    Event Blogger

    Bob Ford

    Howard County Human Rights Commission

     

     

    Katie Dant

    Crisis Specialist

    Safety Coordinator & Police Department Liaison

    Tina Field

    Crisis Hotline Manager

    Entertainment Coordinator

    Tara Garwood

    LGBTQ+ Advocate

    Photography/

    Videography Coordinator

    Sarah Cooke

    Howard County Library

    Member

    Akbar Tolbert

    LGBTQ+ Advocate

    Social Media Coordinator

    Kimberly Prium

    LGBTQ+ Advocate

    Office of Community Partnerships

    Abby Hendrix

    LGBTQ+ Advocate

    Food Vendor Coordinator

    Bryan Sorrentino

    LGBTQ+ Advocate

    Fundraising Coordinator

    Stephanie Wall

    LGBTQ+ Advocate

    Parade Planner

    Sophie Bertrand

    LGBTQ+ Advocate

    Pride Zones Coordinator

    Stephanie Cascone

    LGBTQ+ Advocate

    Media/Marketing Coordinator

    Becky Hawk

    LGBTQ+ Advocate

    Vendor Coordinator

    Annie Mason

    LGBTQ+ Advocate

    Graphic Designer

  • Our Partners

    Thank you to all the organizations that have come together to make HoCo PRIDE possible!

    Hosting Organizations

    PFLAG Columbia-Howard County

    Hosting Organization

    Office of County Executive Calvin Ball

    Co-Host

    The Inner Arbor Trust

    Co-Host

    Community Partners

    Historic Savage Mill

    In-Kind

    Banner Day Films

    In-Kind

    AARROW Sign Spinners

    In-Kind

    Choose Civility

    Howard County

    In-Kind

    Howard County Library System

    In-Kind