Our Team

Peter Moosman

Gender & Sexuality Student Resource Coordinator

South City | SCM 1-140 | (801) 957-3342 | peter.moosman@slcc.edu 

Pronouns: He/Him/His, They/Them/Theirs

As a first-generation college graduate native to Utah, Peter Moosman has been with SLCC for almost ten years. He graduated from SLCC in 2011 with degrees in Humanities and Political Science, and Weber State University in 2014 with a degree in Civic Advocacy. After coming out as gay in 2015, his whole life shifted and is now excited to serve SLCC as the inaugural Gender & Sexuality Student Resource Center coordinator, where he can blend his passions for education, advocacy, and human rights into his career.


Ya-Ya Fairley

Womxn's Coordinator

801-957-3143 | ya-ya.fairley@slcc.edu | South City SCM 1-140

Pronouns: They/She

Ya-Ya hails from Newark, New Jersey. In 2017, They received a Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) from the University of Utah’s School of Dance with an emphasis in Choreography, Critical Theory & Creative Process. Ya-Ya received a Bachelors of Arts (BA) in Dance, Anthropology & Gender Studies from Bates College (Lewiston Maine). Ya-Ya's work is rooted in unearthing the intersectional erasures of Black, Queer, Womxn/ Femme identities in Higher Education. Ya-Ya is super thrilled to bring their fierce talents to the GSSRC!

Tevita Ūánga (Leka) Heimuli


South City | SCM 1-140 | (801) 957-3143 | leka.heimuli@slcc.edu 

Pronouns: He/She/They

Allàh-u-Abhà! Mālō e lelei! Fakaalofa lahi atu! Leka is a first-generation college graduate alumnus of Kearns Highschool and SLCC. They are a native of Utah with Tongan|Polynesian roots. They enjoy writing, listening to music, cooking, eating "GOOD FOOD" and dancing. Leka's tagline is "Be you, be comfortable and Be Beautiful" holds precedent to core values that has helped shaped them to be the person that they are today. They are a strong advocate and are passionate about universal education, spirituality, social justice, equality and equity, cultural identity, community involvement, trans and queer activism. They are continuing their education and pursuing a degree in social work and gender studies.

Thando Lillian Naluyima

College Intern

South City | SCM 1-140 | (801) 957-3143 | lnaluyim@bruinmail.slcc.edu 

Pronouns: She/Her/ Hers, They/Them/Theirs

Thando’s name means love. They enjoy listening to music and studying. They are a pre health science major hoping to transfer to University of Utah and enroll in the school of nursing. They are a passionate about advocacy on human rights for all. They are a volunteer at the homeless shelter and a Utah based non profit organization working in Uganda. A Fun fact, they competed in Miss Africa Utah Pageant.

Patricia Salgado

Student Leader

South City | SCM 1-140 | psalgado@bruinmail.slcc.edu 

Pronouns: They/Them/Theirs

Patricia's program of study at Salt Lake Community college is Social Work. They enjoy volunteering, writing, designing, and searching for new foods to eat in Utah. They are hoping to help a variety of students through the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center by listening to peer's concerns and doing what they can to make the GSSRC a safe space for all.

Misty Anais Villagran

Student Leader

South City | SCM 1-140 | mvillag4@bruinmail.slcc.edu 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Misty is a happy hippie studying Animation here at Salt Lake Community College in hopes to transfer to a University to earn her BFA in Animation and make her way to Pixar/ Disney Animation Studios. She loves rock climbing, watching films, & connecting with others. She is a strong advocate for human rights and stands tall as a LatinX womxn from Los Angeles, California.