Leadership Council



Traci Ayre, Division Human Resources Field Trainer - Fry’s Food Stores

Daniel barajas, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor - maricopa County community college District

Sharlet  Barnett, Chief Executive Officer - Arizona Center for Youth Resources (ACYR)

Sarah Beaumont, Medical Director, Crews’Healthmobile - Phoenix Children’s Medical Group

Berisha Black, Director of Programs - Trinity Opportunity Alliance

Kerwin Brown, Founder & Managing Principle - K-Vaughn Consulting

Mark Carr, Youth Workforce Supervisor - ARIZONA@WORK - City of Phoenix

Heather Carter, State Senator, Arizona District 15 - Arizona State senate

Lorenzo Chavez, Assistant Vice President - ASU Educational Outreach & Student Services

Wendy Cohen, Executive Director - Experience Matters

Elizabeth Cole, Director of Outreach & Community Partnerships - Rio Salado College

erik cole, Director of Design Studio - ASU Watts College of Public Service & Community Solutions

Victor Contreras, Director of Workforce Solutions - Chicanos Por La Causa

Dr. Don Covey, Founder - Opportunities for Youth, Covey Associates

randy crane, director of programs - job corps

Christopher Dickinson, Director of Community Relations - Grad solutions

Greg Donovan, SUPERINTENDENT - Western Maricopa education center (West-Mec)

Jayson Edwards, District Manager - Starbucks

Luis FalcoN, District Representative - Office of U.s. Representative Raul Grijalva - District 3

Dr. Kristin Ferguson-c0lviN, Director & Professor - ASU Center for Human Capital & Youth Development

Steve Gallardo, County Supervisor, District 5 - Maricopa County Board of Supervisor

Kate Gallego, Mayor - City of Phoenix

Helen Gandara, Assistant Chief of OPERATIONAL Services - Scottsdale Police Department

Graciela Garcia Candia, President & CEO - Job's for Arizona's Graduates (JAG)

Harry Garewal, President & CEO - Trinity and Associates/Tri Caucus

Bobby Ghisolfo, Director of Mission Services - Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona

Sheryl Hart, Deputy Associate Superintendent - Arizona Department of Education

Dr. Karen Hoffman-Tepper, Chief Operations Officer - Terros Health

James Hoyt, Executive Director - Opportunities for Youth

Ebonne Johnson, Program Coordinator - Collective Step

Dr. Larry Johnson, President - Phoenix College

Dr. Jonathan Koppell, Dean & Professor - ASU Watts College of Public Service & Community Solutions

Tina Luke, Youth Workforce Program Manager - ARIZONA@Work - Maricopa County

Terry marks, Director - Public Allies AriZona

joanne mccoy, Manager - zip code project, az department of education

Meghan McGilvra, Director of Student Services, Admissions, & Community Partnerships - Year Up

Ken McKinley, Director of Youth Shelter & Services - UMOM Youth Resource Center

Jody McPhearson, Founder & CEO - Jody Speaks

abby meza, Youth Leader - maricopa county community action team

alberto Olivas, Executive Director - Pastor Center for Politics & Public Service

Dustin Panoff, Director of Operations - Watts Family Maryvale YMCA

Laura Pastor, City Councilwoman, Phoenix District 4 - Phoenix City CounciL

Marie Raymond, Human Services Manager for Education and Senior Services - City of Tempe

Ricardo Renteria, Youth Leader - maricopa county community action team

nate rhoton, Executive Director - one•n•ten

yolanda robinson, Founder & Executive Director - Arizona Facts of Life

Monica Sandschafer, Outreach Director - Office of U.S. Representative Ruben Gallego - 7th District

Kristopher Seydel, Assistant Director - College Depot

Tracee Spire, Career Advisor for Workforce Development - Watts Family Maryvale YMCA

Alyssa Tarkington, Executive Director of Student & Family Services - Phoenix Union High School DistricT

Cynthia Tercero, Dropout Program Developer - Phoenix Union High School DistricT

Tim Valencia, Youth and education Manager - City of Phoenix

Susan Voirol, Program Manager of Transition Initiatives - University of Arizona - Sonoran UCEDD

kweilin waller, interim Deputy Director of Community & Economic Development - ARIZONA @WORK - City of Phoenix

Rosemary Ybarra-Hernandez, Founder and CEO - Aguila Youth Leadership Institute


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