Advisory Board Members

Mary Pahissa Upchurch

Mary Pahissa Upchurch

Chair

Senior Partner
Gray Associates, Inc.

Lisa Urias

Lisa Urias

Vice Chair

CEO
Urias Communications

 

Denny Barney 

Denny Barney

President and CEO
East Valley Partnership
Betsey Bayless

Betsey Bayless

President Emeritus
Maricopa Integrated Health System

Kate Brophy McGee

Kate Brophy McGee

Senator
Arizona Legislature - District 28
Kerwin V. Brown

Kerwin V. Brown

Managing Principal
K-Vaughn Consulting, LLC
Pearl Chang Esau

Pearl Chang Esau

Founder and CEO
Shan Strategies
Diego Espinoza

Diego Espinoza

Representative
Arizona Legislature – District 19
Karl E. Gentles

Karl E. Gentles

Partner
The Gentles Agency
Max Gonzales

Max Gonzales

Executive Vice President, Strategy and Relationship Management
Chicanos Por La Causa Inc.

Jeff Guldner

Jeff Guldner

President and CEO
Arizona Public Service Company &
Pinnacle West

Paul Hickman

Paul Hickman

President and CEO
Arizona Bankers Association
Edmundo Hidalgo

Edmundo Hidalgo

Vice President of Outreach Partnerships
Arizona State University
John W. Hoopes

John W. Hoopes

Vice President
Salt River Project
Ellen Morrison Kennedy

Ellen Morrison Kennedy

Unit Manager, Transportation Solutions
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
Jonathan Koppell

Jonathan Koppell

Dean, Watts College of Public Service & Community Solutions
Arizona State University

Jacob Moore

Jacob Moore

Assistant Vice President of Tribal Relations
Arizona State University
Richard N. Morrison

Richard N. Morrison

Co-founder
Morrison Institute for Public Policy

Ruth Soberanes

Ruth Soberanes

Director of Trade and Investment
Greater Phoenix Economic Council
Greg Stanton

Greg Stanton

U.S. Representative
Arizona District 9