Meet the Team
An introduction to the Catskills Pride board members
Gary Ott (he/him/his), a New York City native, lives in Franklin, NY, with his two cats, Monti and Cello. The bass/baritone enjoys performing and is a member of Delaware Valley Opera. On sunny days you'll find him driving The Old Lady, his restored 1972 Cutlass rag top. Gary enjoys cooking and entertaining family and friends.
Natasha (she/her) is an activist and nonprofit professional with over 15 years of experience growing organizations through marketing and events. Her community involvement began with PFLAG, where she served as Regional President. Natasha is a southern transplant living in Callicoon where she enjoys being surrounded by four-legged friends and tries to overcome her black thumb with gardening.
Brent (he/him/his) has had more than 25 years experience in fundraising; major gifts, special events, individual giving, annual appeals, sponsorships, public relations, relationship building, and public speaking. Prior to his current-non-profit fundraising career, he was a performer in NYC, having appeared on Broadway, television and film.
Omar (he/him/his) born in Kingston, Jamaica, received his Bachelors Degree from the University of the West Indies in Banking and Finance. He went on to complete his MBA in Economics: Global Business and Finance from CUNY Brooklyn College. In his spare time he enjoys being out in nature, hosting parties, doing yard work, and catching up on Grey's Anatomy.
Omar is a resident in the wonderful town of Barryville.