Strategic Coordinating Council

Alexis Ortega

Alexis Ortega

The LGBT Community Center of the Desert

Alexis Ortega serves as an at-large member of the SCC, representing The LGBT Community Center of the Desert. She was born and raised in Palm Springs, California. Her passion is LGBTQ advocacy and causes. Alexis has served as a member of the Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast Committee for the past five years, is an organizer of the Palm Springs Dyke March, and is currently chairperson of the board for Leadership Coachella Valley. Before starting at The Center in September 2016, Alexis spent six years at Desert AIDS Project in Palm Springs. Alexis graduated from Stanford University with a BA in Economics as a first-generation college student