Taylor Root saw something bigger than himself. He saw a community that he could be a part of, that would help him learn and grow as an individual and within a community of peers that respected one another. Graduating from Mead High School in 2007, He traveled around the western United States, seeing the struggle of LGBT youth and adults in many overly conservative societies. He realized at this point that he wanted to do something that would not only help himself, but also assist in enriching, education, and creating compassion in the LGBT+ communities.
Moving to Colorado Springs, CO in early 2012, he created lasting bonds and created a family of close friends. In June 2015, Taylor began working in the medical field as a Billing specialist to further his need to create a positive and caring environment In his spare time, he is an avid reader, technology enthusiast, and gamer.
As Treasurer, Taylor has pledged that he will uphold true values and is honored to be working with Springs Equality for the Colorado Springs community, and is dedicated to creating a better future for everyone.