Learn more about the talented folks behind Urban Triage, Inc.
Brandi Grayson is a Black community organizer with over a decade of experience in racial justice and program development movement work. Her passion for developing programs to build capacity within marginalized communities has led her to work on police brutality, economic justice, racial justice and civil rights campaigns.
Communications and Operations Director
April is a graduate of UW-Madison with a BA in Legal Studies. She has a long track record of program management, leadership, community engagement, and outreach through previous roles, including UW-Madison, Target Corporation, and Unity Point Health Meriter. Her work extends into the community by her service on the Madison Area Diversity Roundtable, City of Madison Affirmative Action Commission, and by serving on the Overture Center Community Advisory Board. In April’s current work as Special Project Manager for the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness, Outreach Specialist for the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, and as Communications and Operations Director for Urban Triage, she continues to foster her community engagement and outreach. In addition, April is a graduate of Urban Triage's first Supporting Healthy Black Families Cohort.
Quetta Rogers is a 25-year-old woman who sometimes goes by Etta, a nickname given by her adoptive family. Quetta is a mother of two daughters. One is a smart, beautiful and amazing 6-year-old 1st grader; her name is Markia. Quetta’s youngest daughter is Symone. Symone is an active, smart and busy 3-year-old. Quetta has a boyfriend of 6 years named John, and he is very supportive of everything she does. Quetta is a high school graduate with a CNA certification of 5 years. Quetta is currently an Executive Assistant for Urban Triage, Inc.
Board of Directors
Alex Lindenmeyer is the co-owner of Short Stack Eatery, a community-focused breakfast spot located in the heart of Downtown Madison. Alex and her Short Stack team focus on supporting Black-led organizations and anti-racist work in this community. If Alex is not in the kitchen slinging hot cakes, you can find her fixing bikes as a volunteer bike mechanic at Wheels for Winners or chilling with her dog Murphy.
Cedric Johnson is the Community Relations Manager with Madison Gas & Electric. He works specifically with diverse communities to ensure inclusive and fair access to services and products, in addition to overseeing strategic partnerships. He previously served as the Director of Development & Communications for Briarpatch Youth Services, where he led the campaign to raise $3 million for Dane County's first and only shelter dedicated to homeless youth. He has also worked in major gift development and public relations for Madison Children's Museum and American Red Cross.
In addition to Urban Triage, Cedric also sits on the boards of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, the Wisconsin Partnership Program, and NewBridge Madison. He is a former Mayoral appointee to the Madison Arts Commission and two-term president of OPEN (the Out Professional Engagement Network). He aims to use his experience and skill in strategic planning, fundraising, policy, and community relations to help advance UT's mission.