Board of Directors

Additional Board Members

Mary Pahissa Upchurch

Senior Partner

Gray Associates, INC.

Rebecca Ailes-Fine

Community Member

Barbara Anderson

Community Volunteer

Tracy Bame


Freeport-McMoRan Foundation

Kate Birchler

Assistant Vice President of Tourism Marketing


Gena Bonsall

Community Volunteer

Magaly Carson

Senior Vice President

Morgan Stanley

Dr. Antoinette Farmer-Thompson

Deputy VP

Educational Outreach & Student Services

Arizona State University

Lorraine Field

Chief People Officer

Sonora Quest Laboratories

Michelle Friedman

Vice President of Corporate Communications


Frances Haynes

Chair Real Estate Industry Team, Partner

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie

Andrea Katsenes

Director of Media Relations

Cox Communications

Karlene Keogh Parks

Senior Vice President

HUB International

Janet Kizziar, Ph.D.

Psychological Consultant

Marlene Klotz-Collins

Community Volunteer

Stefanie Layton

Director - Investor Relations


Cynthia A. Lietz PhD, LCSW

Senior Associate Dean & Professor

ASU College of Public Service & Community Solutions

Nancy Loftin

Attorney (Ret.)

Kimberly McWaters

Chief Executive Officer

Universal Technical Institute

Jodi Noble



Pamela Overton Risoleo


Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Belle Petznick

Community Volunteer

Melinda Petznick

Co-Owner, Director of Sales

D.A. Ranch Lodge and Estate Vineyards

Pat Petznick


Fresh Start Women's Foundation

Terry Roman


Snell & Wilmer

Katherine Scardello

Senior Vice President

Bank of America 

Lisa Stevens Anderson


Q Point Health

Beverly Stewart


Fresh Start Women's Foundation

Julie Tomich

Vice President and General Manager Global Corporate Payments

American Express

Barbara Tripp

Senior Vice President, Business Banking for the AZ South Market

Chase Bank

Cheryl Zittle

Senior Director, Water Services

Salt River Project


Harriet "Hank" Barnes (deceased)

Charter Member

Sandy Cowen
Karlene Keogh Parks
Janet Kizziar
Eleanore Klein
Marlene Klotz Collins
Pamela Overton Risoleo
Pat Petznick
Barbara Ralston
Beverly Stewart

Honorary Members

JoAnn Fitzsimmons
Cindy McCain
Jewell McFarland Lewis (deceased)
Ann Symington