Staff Bio: Danny Linden
Danny Linden is the Creating Change Conference Director for the Task Force. He has spent much of the past 31 years as a conference and events specialist. After spending several years working at the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt in San Francisco, both in displays and merchandising, Danny relocated to Washington, DC during the early 1990s and worked on both national and regional meetings for the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) and the National Association of People With AIDS (NAPWA). Prior to being at the Task Force, Danny also spent 12 years at the National Council for Mental Well Being, where he focused on maintaining and growing the Council’s sponsorship, exhibit booth, and advertising efforts. In the local DC community, Danny spent 20 years helping organize and manage logistics and operations for Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend, an annual event that draws several thousand individuals to its three-day events at DC hotels, bars and dance clubs.
Creating Change Conference Director