• 2017-2018 ABEC Board of Directors

  • ABEC BOARD OFFICERS (2017-2018):

    Chair
    Tamara Caraway

    Executive Vice President,
    Hunt & Caraway Architects

    Past Chair
    Cathleen Barton
    Cathleen Barton Consulting

    Vice Chair, Business
    Daniel Leis
    Principal/Owner,
    EOS Education

    Vice Chair, Education
    TBD

    Treasurer
    Paul Stanton
    Superintendent, Washington Elementary School District

    Secretary
    Kristi Sandvik
    Superintendent, Buckeye Elementary School District

     



    COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS:

     

    Center for the Future of Arizona
    Sybil FrancisExecutive Director
     

    Edunuity/Healthy Future Arizona
    Scott Turner, Co-founder, President & CEO
     

    Valley Interfaith Project
    Joe Rubio, Lead Organizer

     

    EDUCATION:

    Arizona Association of School Business Officials
    David LewisExecutive Director
     

    Arizona Education Association
    Joe ThomasPresident
     

    Arizona Education Foundation Teacher of the Year 2017
    Michelle Doherty, Encanto Elementary School, Osborn Elementary School District
     

    Arizona K-12 Center
    Kathy WiebkeExecutive Director
     

    Arizona School Administrators, Inc.
    Mark JoraanstadExecutive Director
     

    Arizona School Boards Association
    Timothy OgleExecutive Director
     

    Arizona State University
    Carole BasileDean, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
     

    Balsz Elementary School District
    Jeffrey SmithSuperintendent
     

    Buckeye Elementary School District
    Kristi Sandvik, Superintendent
     

    Cave Creek Unified School District
    Debbi BurdickSuperintendent
     

    Challenge Charter School
    Wendy MillerPrincipal and CEO
     

    Cochise County School Superintendent
    Jacqui Clay

     

    Grand Canyon University
    Tacy Ashby, Senior Vice President, Strategic Educational Alliances
     

    Littleton Elementary School District
    Roger Freeman, Superintendent 
     

    Madison Elementary School District
    Quinn Kellis, Superintendent
     

    Maricopa County Community Colleges
    Darcy Renfo, Chief of Staff, Office of the Chancellor
     

    Mesa Public Schools
    Michael CowanSuperintendent
     

    Peoria Unified School District
    Darwin StifflerSuperintendent
     

    Phoenix Elementary School District
    Larry Weeks, CEO
     

    Phoenix Union High School District
    Chad Gestson
    Superintendent
     

    Pima County School Superintendent
    Dustin Williams

     

    Saddle Mountain Unified School District
    Paul Tighe
    Superintendent
     

    Teach for America * Phoenix
    Katie Tennessen-HootenExecutive Director
     

    Tempe Elementary School District
    Christine BuschSuperintendent
     

    University of Arizona
    Tim Bee, Vice President, Government and Community Relations
     

    Washington Elementary School District
    Paul Stanton, Superintendent
     

    West-MEC (Western Maricopa Education Center)
    Greg DonovanSuperintendent
     

    Yuma County Schools Superintendent
    Tom Tyree 
     

    Yuma Union High School District
    TBD

     

    BUSINESS:

    ADM Group, Inc.
    Ben Barcon, Principal
     

    Adolfson & Peterson Construction
    Mike Bontrager,  Regional Vice President
     

    Buckeye Valley Chamber of Commerce
    Deanna KupcikPresident & CEO
     

    CopperPoint Insurance Companies
    Michael Goldman, Vice President of Product Development, Research & Analysis
     

    Corporate/Education Consulting
    Carolyn WarnerFounder and Chairman
     

    Cox Communications
    Gene CarlManager Public Sector Arizona
     

    Edgenuity
    Monica Gilfillan, Arizona Account Executive
     

    EOS Education (formerly Immedia Education Solutions)
    Daniel Leis, Principal/Owner
     

    Greater Phoenix Economic Council
    Chris Camacho, President & CEO
     

    Greater Phoenix Leadership
    Jim ZaharisVice President Education
     

    Hallman & Affiliates, P.C.
    Hugh HallmanManaging Director
     

    Hunt & Caraway Architects
    Tamara CarawayExecutive Vice President
     

    McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
    Steve PoulinProject Director
     

    Orcutt|Winslow Partnership
    Vispi KaranjiaManaging Partner
     

    Polito Associates
    Linda PolitoOwner
     

    Primary Consultants, LLC
    Paul Ulan, Principal
     

    Sodexo
    Jason WinsorDirector of Business Development
     

    Southern Arizona Leadership Council (SALC)
    John PediconeDirector
     

    Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
    D. Lew Clark, Managing Partner
     

    Sundt Construction
    Dan HaagChief Administrator Officer
     

    Wells Fargo Bank
    Dave HowellSenior Vice President & Regional Director State Government Relations
     

    Winslow + Partners
    Paul WinslowFounding & Managing Partner