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Barb Farrar- Executive Director

Barb is very excited to work with the board, staff and the community. She has ideas for programs and events that will help the Center support more people and to create more visibility.

Her professional background is in human resources and most recently worked at UW-Parkside. In addition, she have a Masters in Organizational Development and she hopes to use these skills to make the center an even better place to work, volunteer and enjoy as a client.

Barb moved to Kenosha in 2009 from San Francisco and currently reside in Kenosha with her partner Ellen and two pooches. She is currently in the process of starting an orchard and learning how to grow the best peaches in the Midwest. 


Dale Estes- Programs Manager

Dale has worked within the LGBT community in Chicago. While he was working in Chicago he was employed at Cook County Juvenile Court prior to moving to Racine to work at the LGBT Center of SE Wisconsin. 

Dale brings with him many years of advocacy work for youth and adolescents who were Victims of Sexual abuse.  He is a strong advocate for individuals who feel they do not feel they have a voice.  


 Mark Hargrove-  Assistant Director

Mark has a huge passion for all human support and equality. He has a background in human services and studied non-profit social work management in graduate school. He is very excited to assist in oversight of programming and events at the LGBT Center of SE WI.

Mark’s professional background is in Social Work and Student Affairs. Mark has worked as a family case worker, therapist, and a College Hall Director in Milwaukee. He has his Master’s in Social Work and is currently working on his Doctorate degree. Mark will leverage his experience to push for more advocacy within the local LGBTQ+ community. Originally from Lake County, IL, Mark has lived in the Kenosha, Milwaukee, and Walworth county areas. 



LGBT Center of
SE Wisconsin


1456 Junction Ave
Racine, WI 53403

Hours of Operations


Monday - Friday  11 AM - 5 PM

Saturday | 11 AM - 3 PM

Sunday | CLOSED