Board of Directors
The Executive Team
a native of Riverside she served the county of Riverside for 38 years retiring as Supervising Investigator for Office of Public Defender. She is an advocate for seniors and currently serves as Chair of the BNBI Board of Directors.
Elder & Advisor
is a veteran of Bent Not Broken demonstrating her acting skills as Mother Bennett in the first production. She is the elder of the team and serves as advisor to the Executive Team and performing artists.
Treasurer of BNBI Board of Directors and Chair of Resource Development.
has served the youth of Riverside County for over 25 years as a Juvenile Public Defender and as judge for Riverside MOCK Trials preparing future attorneys to take their places as guardians of the legal system. Now retired, she serves as Treasurer of BNBI Board of Directors and Chair of Resource Development.
founder and director of Bent Not Broken Inspired. She is a long time advocate for African Americans with HIV/AIDS serving the Inland Empire as educator and statewide representative. Nosente is the writer producer for many of the BNBI presentations and currently serves as the Executive Director
Board Secretary and Promotions Chair
former social worker, serving Riverside county, Deborah has represented the community through her advocacy and community education. She continues to work tirelessly to break barriers that prevent accessible health care and social services. She currently serves as Secretary of the BNBI Board of Directors
Darby Gamaliel Osnaya
Coordinator, Royalty On The Roof and From Fear 2 Freedom youth and young adults
is a firm believer of being the change one wants to see in the world, and in seeing little to nothing for the Queer and Trans communities in the Inland Empire led to starting Royalty on the Roof, the annual celebration of Transgender lives and success stories. The annual event is held at Riverside City Hall’s Grier Pavilion the third weekend of November. He currently serves as the Director of Royalty On The Roof.