Jeri Dilno is a living legend in the San Diego LGBT Community. She has been involved in the San Diego LGBT Community since 1975 when she was appointed as the Executive Director of The Center and participated in the 1975 San Diego Pride Parade. Jeri has played a key role in the creation of the San Diego LGBT Pride organization. In 1976, she joined the first ad-hoc committee in charge of planning the San Diego LGBT Pride Parade. In 1989, Doug Moore called together those involved in the ad-hoc committee to create a separate organization which remained under the umbrella of The Center until 1992 when San Diego LGBT Pride was finally incorporated. When not on the Board, she has participated in Pride as a volunteer. She continues to lend her experience to San Diego Pride as an emeritus.