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Board of Directors

Executive Committee Leaders

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Chair
Jonathan Howard, Attorney
Quarles and Brady

 

Neil Terry, Partner – Orcutt Winslow Partnership

Chair-Elect
Neil Terry, Partner
Orcutt Winslow Partnership

Sebastian Porchini, Vice President - FirstBank

Treasurer
Sebastian Porchini, V.P.
FirstBank

Courtney Ophaug, CEO - Banner Estrella

Secretary
Courtney Ophaug, CEO
Banner Estrella

Executive Committee Members

The Honorable Georgia Lord, Mayor – City of Goodyear

The Honorable Georgia Lord
Mayor, City of Goodyear

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Mike Martin
Director of Economic Development
APS

Dr. Joshua Baker
Vice President/CAO
Midwestern University

The Honorable Jerry Weiers, Mayor – City of Glendale

The Honorable Jerry Weiers
Mayor, City of Glendale

Julie Giese, President - ISM Raceway

Julie Giese
President, Phoenix Raceway

 

Ron Castro, West Valley Bank President - BNC National Bank

Ron Castro
West Valley Bank President
BNC National Bank

 

The Honorable Patrick Duffy, Councilmember - City of Surprise

The Honorable Patrick Duffy
Councilmember, City of Surprise

 

The Honorable Jon Edwards, Councilmember - City of Peoria

The Honorable Jon Edwards
Councilmember, City of Peoria

 

The Honorable Paul Faith, Vice Mayor - Town of Litchfield Park

The Honorable Paul Faith
Vice Mayor, Town of Litchfield Park

 

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The Honorable Betty Guardado
Councilmember, City of Phoenix

 

Christina Oh, CEO-Abrazo West Campus

Christina Oh
CEO, Abrazo West

 

Bridget Schwartz-Manock

Bridget Schwartz-Manock
Director of Public Affairs, Central Arizona Project

Not Pictured:

The Honorable Clint Hickman, Supervisor - Maricopa County

Executive Advisory Committee (EA)

Chair Bobbi Magdaleno

Bobbi Magdaleno
Executive Director
Government & Community Engagement
ASU

Herman Orcutt, Retired - Orcutt Winslow Partnership

Herman Orcutt
Retired, Orcutt Winslow Partnership

Not Pictured:

Sharon Grambow - Chief Operating Officer, Sun Health Senior Living
Joe LaRue - President & CEO, Sun Health

Board of Directors

Chad Guzman, EPCOR

Chad Guzman
Director, Government Relations
Epcor Water

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Cole Libera
City and County Government Relations Associate
Dorn Policy Group, Inc.

Ron Campbell, SR. Director of Ticket Sales – Arizona Cardinals

Ron Campbell
Sr. Director  of Ticket Sales
Arizona Cardinals

Rick Dircks, Executive Vice President - Moving & Logistics

Rick Dircks
Executive Vice President
Dircks Moving & Logistics

Patricia DiRoss, Government Relations Specialist – SRP

Patricia DiRoss
Government Relations Specialist
SRP

Jessica Dresang Westmarc

Jessica Dresang
Project Manager
Carolla Engineers

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Mick Hoover
Sr. Dir of Business Development & Strategic Planning
St. Joseph’s Westgate-Dignity

Spencer Isom, West-MEC

Dr. Spencer A. Isom
Director of Business Development and Government Affairs
West-MEC

Stephanie Fogelson

Stephanie Fogelson
VP of Project Development
Venn Companies

Libby Francisco, COO - Desert Diamond Casino

Libby Francisco
COO
Desert Diamond Casino

Dr. Roger Freeman, Superintendent – Littleton Elementary School District

Dr. Roger Freeman
Superintendent
Littleton Elementary School District

John Graham, President and CEO – Sunbelt Holdings

John Graham
President & CEO
Sunbelt Holdings

Robert Interdonato

Robert Interdonato
General Manager
CenturyLink

Jim Kenny, President - El Dorado Holdings

Jim Kenny
President
El Dorado Holdings

Deborah West, Director, Farmer Direct Service, Servi ce Operations

Deborah West
Director, Farmer Direct Service, Service Operations
Farmers Insurance

Full Board List (Pictured & Not Pictured):

Rick Dircks, Executive VP - Dircks Moving and Logistics
Patricia DiRoss, Government Relations Specialist - SRP
Jessica Dresang, Bus. Dev. Manager & Assoc. VP - Carollo Engineers
Stephanie Fogelson, VP of Project Development - Venn Companies
Libby Francisco, COO - Desert Diamond Casino
Dr. Roger Freeman, Superintendent - Littleton Elementary School District
Parker Froehlich, Sr. Project Manager - Coe and Van Loo
John Graham, President & CEO - Sunbelt Holdings
Chad Guzman, Director, Government Relations - EPCOR Water
The Honorable Alexis Hermosillo, Mayor - City of El Mirage
Robert Interdonato, General Manager - CenturyLink
Dr. Spencer Isom, Dir. Of Bus. Dev & Government Affairs - West MEC
The Honorable Craig Heustis, Councilmember - City of Buckeye
Mick Hoover, Sr. Dir of Bus. Dev & Strategic Planning - St. Joseph’s Westgate-Dignity
Dan Kelly, Senior VP - DMB
Jim Kenny, President - El Dorado Holdings
The Honorable Michael LeVault, Mayor - Town of Youngtown
Cole Libera, City & County Government Relations Assoc. - Dorn Policy Group
Bill Olson, SVP, Division Manager - Newland Real Estate Group
The Honorable Rui Pereira , Mayor - Town of Wickenburg
The Honorable Mike Pineda, Councilmember - City of Avondale
Michele Pino, Commercial Site Selection & Industrial Spec. - Land Advisors Organization
Julie Rees, Principal - Triadvocates
Dr. Rey Rivera, President - Estrella Mountain Community College
Dr. Teresa Leyba-Ruiz, President - Glendale Community College
The Honorable Tommy Lee Sikes, Mayor - Town of Gila Bend
Mike Theile, Sr. VP, Commercial Relationship Manager - UMB Bank
The Honorable Anna Tovar, Mayor - City of Tolleson
Deborah West, Director, Farmers Direct Svcs. - Farmers Insurance

Ex-Officio Board Members

The Honorable Michelle Hess, Executive Director-Leadership West

The Honorable Michelle Hess
Executive Director
Leadership West

Not Pictured:
Michael Jameson, District Representative – Congresswoman Debbie Lesko
Kevin Knight, District Director – Congressman David Schweikert
Christopher Toale, Director, Community Initiatives Team – Luke AFB
Penny Pew, District Director – Congressman Paul Gosar
Tom Sadler, President and CEO – Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority
Ron Sites, Executive Director – Fighter Country Partnership
Honorary Director

The Honorable Doug Ducey, Governor – State of Arizona

Director Emeritus
The Honorable Janice K. Brewer – Past-Governor – State of Arizona
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