Mike McCoy

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Mike McCoy (he/they) is a passionate 2SLGBTQ+ advocate and organizer. He has been involved in the 2SLGBTQ+ community since the 1960s, advocating for the rights of marginalized communities and promoting equality and inclusivity. He is a recipient of the G.A.L.A. Community Service Award (1996), OUTSaskatoon’s Outstanding Service Award (Lifetime Achievement, 2019), and the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Medal for Community Service (2023). He was a founder of Spark Your Pride (now Spark Inc.). At Saskatoon Pride they are responsible for sponsorship, marketing and communications, networking with other organizations and businesses, and collaborating with other team members to ensure they all are valued and able to each make a significant contribution to the Pride movement. Now retired, Mike uses his experience in tourism, non-profit health and arts marketing and in publishing to inform his work as Co-Chair.