The Pinkdot St. George committee announced the three incredible speakers for the first annual event on November 3, 2012:
- George Stoddard is a 77 year old community activist with degrees in psychology and community counseling. George has had an active role in starting and expanding HIV/AIDS support groups and organizations in the state of Georgia, and has been active in the Washington County HIV/AIDS Task Force for the past 10 years. George and his wife currently run Gallery 873, an art showroom in Kayenta, Utah.
- Christina Schultz became a staunch ally for LGBT equality when she lived in West Hollywood, California during the height of the AIDS epidemic, volunteering for AIDS Project LA and lobbying for important HIV/AIDS legislation. Christina has degrees in business administration and communications management, and she been working at Dixie College since 2005 developing business, educational and arts programs.
- Valerie Larabee has degrees in education and extensive military leadership experience. She has been the Executive Director of the Utah Pride Center since December 2004, and has an active involvement in community building and is deeply invested in the welfare and growth of Utah's LGBTQ community.