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Chelsea La Qua writes:

Jim Widland

Jim Widland is a director of Miller Stratvert P.A., a law firm with offices in Albuquerque, Farmington, Las Cruces, and Santa Fe, New Mexico. His legal practice focuses on representing local and out-of-state businesses and he regularly provides legal advice to nonprofit organizations on a pro bono basis. He received the Business Lawyer of the […]

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Chelsea La Qua writes:

Dawn Wallace

Dawn has a rich background in education, budget and state government operations. Prior to entering public service, she began her public service career in 1999 as a Senior Budget Analyst for the Arizona Governor’s Office of Strategic Planning and Budgeting for Governor Jane Dee Hull and Governor Janet Napolitano. She then served as Deputy Director […]

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RBBB writes:

Jenny Volpe

Jenny Volpe is executive director of Make Way for Books-the Early Literacy Resource Center for Southern Arizona, a Tucson-based nonprofit organization that serves 31,000 children, parents, and educators each year. Jenny is passionate about helping children gain access to quality educational opportunities and believes in the power of literacy to change lives. In her work […]

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Patty Tate

Recently retired as Osborn Superintendent, Patty worked for almost 40 years as a volunteer, parent, teacher and educational leader to help Osborn students succeed. In addition to her commitment to public education, Patty serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) and CASA Peer Coordinator, speaking up for abused and neglected foster children in court […]

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Chelsea La Qua writes:

Carol Rhodes

Carol recently retired from her role as HR Director at Pace, an international provider of technology solutions to the pay TV and broadband industries.  Previously, she had worked for companies ranging from large international companies such as Tyco International and Stanley Black and Decker to small local startups in the dot-com and banking industries. Carol […]

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RBBB writes:

Gary Linhart

Gary is a Founding Partner of ViaWest Group, a Phoenix-based commercial real estate investment and development firm where he heads the capital markets activity, overseeing the sourcing of debt and equity for the company’s various investment opportunities, including long-term programmatic and large-scale institutional investment partnerships. Gary earned a BA in Economics from Northwestern University and […]

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RBBB writes:

Jonathon Gonzales

Jonathon is currently the Family and Health Administrator with Catholic Charities Community Services Westside Head Start Program. Previously, he was the manager for Phoenix Children’s Hospital Center for Family Health and Safety. Jonathon worked as the State Director of the Arizona Head Start Association (AHSA) to strengthen member agencies and partners who enhance the lives […]

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Sophie Etchart

Sophie Etchart was born in Connecticut, but raised and educated in England. She studied Spanish, French and German at the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. As part of her degree, Sophie spent her third year of University living and working in Belgium and Spain. Upon graduation, Sophie joined a financial services agency specializing in board-level strategic HR […]

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RBBB writes:

Rachel Aja

Rachel Aja is a native Arizonan, and attended the University of Arizona in Tucson. She has been involved in a variety of volunteer organizations, including the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Program and the Luke Air Force Base Honorary Commander Program. Rachel currently works in government affairs with Cox Communications, and in her free time she […]

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