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LGBTQ+ SafeZone Co-Chair

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Trey Edwards

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Trey Edwards is grateful to be a survivor of suicide for over 12 years. Through these years and his experiences being an example of living, Trey shares insights, awareness, and connections to help others help themselves.

“I love that I can be here for myself and for others ... especially my children.”

Trey is currently serving on the Utah LGBTQ+ Chamber Board of Directors as the LGBTQ+ SafeZone Chair, sharing resources to help with Anti-Bullying, Domestic Violence, Homelessness, and Suicide Awareness. Trey also volunteers as Certified Question • Persuade • Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Trainer, a Certified Basics Course Teacher for NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, a Certified Talk Saves Lives Presenter for AFSP, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and a supporter of the Utah and Salt Lake Suicide Prevention Coalitions.

Trey Edwards is the owner of "the present is", sharing Open Communication Personal Development programs including Life Coaching, Team Building, Motivational Speaking, and Inspirational Listening.

You can know more about Trey Edwards at, on social media, or listen to Trey speak at events or on his podcast “the present is / trey edwards” available on Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, and YouTube.


"My passion for the Utah LGBTQ+ Chamber starts with the love and support of my NB Child, Jay. Through their inspiring and empowering example, I have found the welcoming and supporting LGBTQ+ community and I'm grateful to serve as a Chamber Board Member and the LGBTQ+ SafeZone Chair."