About Us

he Family Tree Community Center positions itself at the center of LGBT life in Tallahassee and the surrounding areas. Managed by a volunteer Board of Directors and countless volunteers, The Family Tree works year-round to ensure that Tallahassee is a great place for LGBT people and families.

Mission Statement

The mission of The Family Tree is to provide services that promote the well being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons, and to provide a place where everyone is welcome.

This will be accomplished in part by providing a safe place for LGBT community life, providing services that promote well being, building bridges to other communities and groups, and advocating for LGBT issues and rights.

Board of Directors

Members of the organization’s Board of Directors are responsible for the day-to-day operation of The Family Tree as well as providing proper management of all funds. Board members serve for a term of two years and are elected at the annual membership meeting.

Meetings of the Board of Directors are held on the 1st Monday of each month, unless otherwise noticed, and are open to the public. Members of the community are encouraged to attend and participate.

Steven Hall, Chair, Term Ending December, 2014
Vacant, Vice-Chair
Marion Banzhaf, Secretary, Term Ending December, 2015
Libby Watson, Treasurer, Term Ending December, 2015
Glenn Belay, Term Ending December, 2015
Lindsay Fields, Term Ending December, 2015
Vacant
Vacant
Vacant

Vacant, Volunteer Coordinator

Financial Information

GuideStarThe Family Tree Community Center, Inc., is a registered 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. Donations are deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. You may view The Family Tree’s nonprofit report and IRS Forms 990 at GuideStar.

FEIN/Tax ID: 59-3411233

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE (1-800-HELP-FLA). REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

  • The Family Tree is Tallahassee’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community center and positions itself at the center of LGBT life in the Big Bend Region of North Florida.
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