Arizona Town Hall is governed by a board of directors who represent a composite of leadership from throughout all areas of Arizona and from diverse occupations and interests. Board members are elected to two-year terms on a staggered basis.


Arizona Town Hall Officers


Linda Elliott-Nelson
Board Chair
Vice President for Learning Services, Arizona Western College, Yuma


Hank Peck
Board Chair Elect
CFP, Partner, TCI Wealth Advisors, Tucson


Alberto Olivas
Vice Chair 
Executive Director, Congressman Ed Pastor Center for Politics & Public Service, ASU College of Public Service & Community Solutions, Phoenix


Rebecca Timmer
Vice Chair 
Corporate Relations, Dibble Engineering, Phoenix


Patricia Norris
Secretary
Judge, Arizona Court of Appeals, Phoenix


Mark Nexsen
Treasurer
Mayor, Lake Havasu City

Tara L. Jackson
President

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee includes all Officers and the following individuals.

Arlan M. Colton
Consulting Planner & University of Arizona Adjunct Lecturer, Tucson

Trinity Donovan
City Council Member, Chandler

Frances McLane Merryman
Vice President and Senior Wealth Strategist, Northern Trust Company, Tucson Catalina Foothills Office, NorthernTrust Bank, Tucson

Clifford Potts
Designated Broker, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Advantage Realty, Payson

Zoe Richmond
Executive Board Member, SAHM, Chandler

Ex Officio

J. Scott Rhodes, Attorney, Jennings Strouss, Phoenix

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors includes all Officers, Executive Committee members and the following individuals.

Harold Ashton, Chairman, The Ashton Company, Tucson

Sandra Bierman, Vice President, Legal Services, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, Phoenix

Robert Breault, Chairman, Breault Research Organization Inc., Tucson

Sheila R. Breen, Attorney and Chief Operating Officer, Remedy Pacific, LLC, Goodyear

Paul Brierley, Executive Director, Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture, University of Arizona, Yuma

Shawn Buckhanan, Pastor, St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Sierra Vista

Robert Burns, President, BGM Investments, Inc.; Commissioner, Arizona Corporation Commission, Peoria

Gwen Calhoun, City Council Member, City of Sierra Vista, Sierra Vista

W. Mark Clark, President & CEO, Pima Council on Aging, Tucson

Arlan M. Colton, Consulting Planner & University of Arizona Adjunct Lecturer, Tucson

Eric Descheenie, Independent Consultant, Window Rock>

James Dinkle, Nonprofit Executive, Mesa

Trinity M. Donovan, CEO, Chandler Christian Community Center, Chandler

Dean Duncan, Senior Director of Strategic Planning, Salt River Project (SRP), Tempe

William Ekstrom Jr., Attorney, County of Mohave, Mohave County Attorney, Kingman

Linda J. Elliott-Nelson, Vice President for Learning Services, Arizona Western College, Yuma

Nathan (Levi) Esquerra, Director, Center for American Indian Economic Development, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff

Coral Evans, Councilmember, City of Flagstaff, Flagstaff

Jodie Filardo, Community & Economic Development Director, Town of Clarkdale, Clarkdale

Catherine (Rusty) Foley, Executive Director, Arizona Citizens for the Arts, Phoenix

Jennifer Frownfelter, Vice President, AECOM, Phoenix

Shelby Fuller, Events Coordinator, Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts, Wickenburg

Board of Directors (cont.)

William (Bill) Garfield, President, Arizona Water Company, Phoenix

Chris Gibbs, Mayor, City of Safford, Safford

Richard Gordon, Judge of the Superior Court, Pima County, Arizona - Division 8, Tucson

Melinda Gulick, Senior Vice President, Community Life, DMB Associates, Scottsdale

Charlotte A. Harris, Community Volunteer, Tucson

Joel Hiller, Executive Director, Yavapai Indian Cultural Center, Prescott

Ed Honea, Mayor, Town of Marana, Marana

Adaline Klemmedson, Ret. Vice President, Administrative & Corporate Relations, University Medical Center, Tucson

Virginia L. Korte, Councilmember, City of Scottsdale, Scottsdale

Stacy Kramer, Vice President, Global Health & Safety, Freeport-McMoRan, Phoenix

Nereyda Lopez, Molina-Lopez Advertising, Tempe

Lea Marquez Peterson, President & CEO, Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Tucson

Claude Mattox, Vice President, Government & Community Relations, Molera Alvarez, Phoenix

Edward (Ted) Maxwell, President, Southern Arizona Leadership Council, Tucson

John C. Maynard, Supervisor, Santa Cruz County, Nogales

Frank McCune, Government Affairs Representative, Arizona Public Service, Phoenix

Suzanne McFarlin, Executive Director, Greater Tucson Leadership, Tucson

Francie McLane Merryman, Vice President & Senior Wealth Strategist, Northern Trust Company, Tucson Catalina Foothills Office, Northern Trust Bank, Tucson

Sally Montagne, Past District Governor, Arizona Rotary District 5500, Oro Valley

Robyn Nebrich Duda, Director, Barrow Neurological Foundation, Phoenix

Ray Newton, Professor/Administrator Emeritus, Northern Arizona University, Prescott

Mark Nexsen, Mayor, Lake Havasu City, Lake Havasu City>

Rich Nickel, President & CEO, College Success Arizona, Phoenix

Patricia K. Norris, Judge, Arizona Court of Appeals, Phoenix

Celeste Nunez, Student, Pima Community College, Tucson

Katheline Ocampo, Associate Dean for La Paz County Services, Arizona Western College, Parker

Alberto Olivas, Executive Director, Congressman Ed Pastor Center for Politics and Public Service, ASU College of Public Service and Community Solutions, Phoenix

Hank Peck, CFP, Partner, TCI Wealth Advisors, Tucson

Suzanne Pfister, President and CEO, Vitalyst Health Foundation, Phoenix

Clifford Potts, Designated Broker, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Advantage Realty, Payson>

Mike Proctor, Vice President, Global Initiatives, University of Arizona, Tucson

Zoe Richmond, Executive Board Member, SAHM, Chandler

Todd Sanders, President & CEO, Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Phoenix

Sandra Smith, President and CEO, Pinal Partnership, Apache Junction

Lucia Spikes, Ret. Registered Nurse, Southeast Arizona Medical Center, Douglas

Rebecca Timmer, Corporate Relations, Dibble Engineering, Phoenix

Barry Williams, Superintendent of Schools, Apache County Schools, St. Johns

Cynthia Zwick, Executive Director, Arizona Community Action Association, Phoenix



Town Hall Staff

Laura Parsons
Development & Community Outreach Coordinator

Madeline Loughlin
Volunteer - Office and Town Hall Operations

Mary Grier
Volunteer - Special Projects

Alexandra Sedillo
Publications & Communications


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