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Board President

Forest Kane


Forest moved to the QCA from Cedar Rapids in 2017 after shifting from corporate event planning to non-profit and private events. He became very involved in the community through the Jaycees of the Quad Cities and served as their president in 2022. After holding 6 board positions in the last 4 years, Forest was ready to make a shift in his volunteer work and serve a community that he is proud to be part of. Forest is openly gay and in 2021 married the love of his life, Brandon. He hopes that his work through Clock will provide resources and opportunities that he wished he had when he was younger. 

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Michella Azar


Dr. Azar is a general internal medicine provider. She grew up in Beirut, Lebanon then moved to the U.S. to pursue her medical education and career. She relocated to the Quad Cities in 2023 and has been practicing medicine there since. She has always had a special interest in LGBTQIA+ health and strives toprovide a safe and accessible space for all patients in her clinic. She is excited about serving as a board member for Clock inc. and is hoping to provide meaningful health-related assistance and resources to the LGBTQIA+ community in the Quad Cities.


Board Member

Judy Wagschal


Judy is a life-long Quad-Citizen, and while her 9 years in Colorado have fed her adventuresome spirit, Iowa will always be "home."  Clock, Inc. is the kind of place that was not available to her as a teenager, and she can imagine that it would have been a lifesaver for some way back then.  
Judy is a full-time leadership coach for Russell. As a professional coach, she has worked with several medium to large corporations for the past 15 years.  She brings her passion, communication, and connection skills to Clock's board.
Judy lives a fulfilling life with a wife of 14 years, 4 daughters ages 3-23, a 32 year-old horse, and 2 dogs.


Vice President

Micah Johnson


Micah is a queer social worker & attorney originally from rural northern Iowa.  His past social work practice has involved substance abuse counseling, child and adolescent therapy, and LGBTQ youth development.  Micah believes that Clock is a vital resource for the entire region, & as a board member, he is committed to its growth and sustainability.

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Board Member

Becky Castaneda


Becky attended Augustana College & has been a part of the QC community for 12 years. She works in the IT/Project Management field. She has participated in drag shows & has been an avid supporter of the community for over 10 years. She openly identifies as a lesbian & is happily married with 3 children. She looks forward to helping LGBTQ+ youth through her experiences with similar struggles.

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Board Member

Dr. M Wolff


Dr. M. Wolff is a professor in the Religion department at Augustana College where they teach classes about race, religion, sexuality, and ethics. South African-born, and U.S.-raised, Wolff was a first-generation college student. They are passionate about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work. Their research and publications are focused on trans and intersex Christian theology. Wolff joined Clock, Inc to contribute their grant-writing skills to this unique community center which offers free resources for the LGBTQIA+ youth and adults. 



Abigayle Allen


Abigayle (or Abbie) is a QCA boomerang.  After receiving a BA in Accounting from St Ambrose in 2001 she skipped town for Chicago, & then moved back to the area in 2015.  Abigayle joined Clock, Inc as another way of furthering her mission to foster a world where everyone can be their authentic selves all day every day without fear of being held back or cast aside.  A married mother of three, Abigayle identifies as bisexual and enjoys challenging stereotypes, particularly about women and accountants.


Board Member

Brinton Vincent


Brinton grew up in the QCA and returned in 2019. He currently works at Augustana College as the Director of Donor Engagement and Stewardship and has worked in college-level fundraising since his return. Outside of work, Brinton is a member of The Nightcaps Improv Comedy, performing (almost) every Saturday at Circa 21 Speakeasy in Rock Island, IL. Other than making people laugh, he enjoys reading and spending time with his husband, Perry, their dog, Bella, and family and friends. He joined Clock, Inc. to be more involved with the LGBTQ+ community and lend his skills to a local non-profit with an extremely impactful mission. 


Board Member

Nate Grunert


Nate is a transplant to the QC area due to his service in the military. He has worked as a Finance and
Comptroller Officer for the past 8 years and holds a degree in Accounting and specializes in data
analytics. He joined Clock, Inc to help the organization thrive and provide the LGBT+ community services
that weren’t available in his youth.

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