Meet Chad Mosher, Wingspan’s Program Director
Chad Mosher taught counseling and psychology courses in higher education for over 10 years, with particular emphasis in multicultural and LGBTQ competence. For the past 6 years, he worked in academic administration at the University of Phoenix in Tucson, Arizona, taught and conducted research, and became a founding member of the Arizona Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling. His interest in advocacy and social change led him to serve on various committees and commissions in Tucson, including efforts within Wingspan. He has presented at national and local conferences on LGBTQ issues, including same sex interpersonal partner violence, general LGBTQ issues in counseling, advocacy, and social justice.
He earned a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from The University of Memphis, with an emphasis in LGBTQ issues and multicultural competence. Prior to working in mental health and academia, Chad was a professional musician (cello) and music educator -he is still searching for his niche within the Tucson music scenes. He is looking forward to working with activists, leaders, and social change agents throughout Southern Arizona to promote justice and equality.