Leadership Council



Dr. Althe Allen, Chief Academic Officer - Phoenix Union High School District

Meghan Arrigo, Associate Director of Child Welfare Policy - Children's Action Alliance

Daniel barajas, Director of Workforce Development - maricopa community colleges

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

Berisha Black, Director of Programs - Trinity Opportunity Alliance

Kerwin Brown, Managing Principle - K-Vaughn Consulting, LLC

luis cardenas camacho, Field Representative - Office of U.S. Representative Ruben Gallego - District 7

Mark Carr, Youth Workforce Supervisor - City of Phoenix

Heather Carter, District 15 State Representative - Arizona House of Representatives

Jaime Casap, Chief Education Evangelist - Google, Inc.

Elizabeth Cole, Director of 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, Inc.

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, District 5 Supervisor - Maricopa County Board of Supervisor

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

joy garcia, Youth Leader - maricopa county community action team

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

Marco A. Garcia, Workforce Readiness Director - Goodwill of Central Arizona

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

Sheryl Hart, Deputy Associate Superintendent - Arizona Department of Education

Madge  Haynes, Director of Programs - Trinity Opportunity Alliance

Sang Hee Kim, Director of Student Services - Governor's Office for Children Youth & Families

Dr. Robin Bucholtz Hollis, Principle - Hollis COLLABORATIVE

James Hoyt, Executive Director - Opportunities for Youth, Arizona State University

Dr. Beverly Hurley, Academic Alliances Director - Grand Canyon University

Dr. Larry Johnson, President - Phoenix College

ana karen, Youth Leader - maricopa county community action team

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

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

Terry marks, Director - Public Allies AriZona, ASU Lodestar Center

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

abby meza, Youth Leader - maricopa county community action team

Donna McHenry, Crime Prevention Specialist - Maricopa County

Ken McKinley, Vice President of Programs - Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development

Kim Owens, Executive Director - Year Up

Dustin Panoff, Director of Operations - Maryvale YMCA

Laura Pastor, District 4 Councilwoman - Phoenix City CounciL

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

nate rhoton, Executive Director - one•n•ten

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

Beth Rosenberg, Director of Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Policy - Children's Action Alliance

Kristopher Seydel, College Access Coordinator - College Depot

Eileen Sigmund, President & CEO - Arizona Charter Schools Association

Cynthia Spell Tweh, Deputy Director of Community and Economic Development - City of Phoenix

Tracee Spire, Career Advisor for Workforce Development - Maryvale YMCA

Tim Valencia, Youth and education Manager - City of Phoenix                                             

Thelda Williams, Interim Mayor - City of Phoenix


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