Appointments and Community Involvement

First StrategicAppointments and Community Involvement
  • Vice-Chair, City of Phoenix Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Presidential Elector, 2008
  • Former Member, Arizona Board of Regents
  • Member, Board of Directors, Arizona Institute
  • Founding member, Goldwater Institute
  • Co-Chair, Flagstaff Mayor’s Advisory Council, Citizen’s for Transportation Solutions
  • Member and Chair, Governance Committee for the Governor’s Vision 21 Task Force
  • Governor’s Bio-initiative task force in 2002, primarily responsible for fundraising, helped to raise $100 million and led to the formation of the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)
  • Past Chairman of the Board, Arizona Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Children’s Action Alliance
  • Past president, Board of Trustees, Desert Botanical Garden
  • Member, Board of Directors, BNC Corporation, a bank holding company
  • Past president, COMPAS Board of Directors
  • Commissioner, Commerce and Economic Development Commission – State of Arizona
  • Past president, Arizona State Board for Charter Schools
  • Past president, Arizona Clean Elections Institute Board
  • Vice-Chair, Phoenix Airport Planning Committee
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Maricopa County Parks
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Central Arizona Shelter Services
  • Member, Board of Directors, Great Hearts Academies
  • Member, Phoenix Block Watch Committee
  • Helped found Kids Voting in 1988 and expand its activities into 40 states
  • Helped raise more than $15 million for the Desert Botanical Garden’s 1999-00 capital campaign
  • Recipient of the Arizona Community Foundation Bert Getz Civic Leadership Award
  • Valley Leadership Graduate