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The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy is led by a volunteer Board of Directors and a small staff.

Our work is implemented by more than 650 volunteers who help to provide public access to the Preserve, protect the Preserve through research and stewardship and increase the community’s understanding and appreciation of the Preserve through educational programs and community events.

OFFICERS

SHIRLEY BAUM
SHIRLEY BAUMBOARD CHAIR
ATTORNEY
PINNACLE WEST/APS
JOHN DEWULF
JOHN DEWULFBOARD VICE CHAIR
ATTORNEY
COPPERSMITH BROCKELMAN, PLC
TRISH STARK
TRISH STARKBOARD TREASURER
MANAGING DIRECTOR
ZENITH WEALTH ADVISOR
ANDREA AKER
ANDREA AKERBOARD SECRETARY
PRESIDENT
AKER INK

DIRECTORS

CYNTHIA BOZIK
CYNTHIA BOZIK
NATIONAL MANAGING DIRECTOR, TRUST SERVICES
MARINER TRUST COMPANY
RICHARD BOURKE
RICHARD BOURKE
ENTREPENEUR-FINANCE
(RETIRED)
MICHAEL D’ANDREA
MICHAEL D’ANDREA
VICE PRESIDENT DEVELOPMENT
THE RELATED GROUP
DOUG DIEHL
DOUG DIEHL
VP/WEALTH STRATEGIST, NORTHERN TRUST
JALINA KERR
JALINA KERR
MANAGING DIR. ADVISOR EXPERIENCE
CHARLES SCHWAB
MARY MANROSS
MARY MANROSS
FORMER MAYOR
CITY OF SCOTTSDALE
DON MARTIN
DON MARTIN
ATTORNEY & PARTNER (RETIRED)
SUSAN MITCHELL
SUSAN MITCHELL
NONPROFIT EXECUTIVE (RETIRED)
JUSTIN OWEN
JUSTIN OWENEX-OFFICIO DIRECTOR
CEO
MCDOWELL SONORAN CONSERVANCY
ART RANZ
ART RANZEX-OFFICIO DIRECTOR
ORAL SURGEON
(RETIRED)
JANE RAU
JANE RAUCHARTER DIRECTOR
CITIZEN ACTIVIST
CO-FOUNDER OF MSC
LYNNE RUSSELL
LYNNE RUSSELL
IT/MARKETING (RETIRED)
PETER SCHLOSSER
PETER SCHLOSSER
VP/VICE PROVOST
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
MARGIE TRAYLOR
MARGIE TRAYLOR
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
AUDACIOUS STUDIOS
MERL WASCHLER
MERL WASCHLER
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
(RETIRED)
JOHN WHITE
JOHN WHITE
FOUNDER/CHAIRMAN (RETIRED)
UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE
MARK WINKLEMAN
MARK WINKLEMAN
PRESIDENT
MGS REALTY PARTNERS

CORPORATE ADVISORY BOARD

TONY BOLAZINA
TONY BOLAZINA
NORTHERN TRUST, AZ
BERNARD CLARK
BERNARD CLARK
CHARLES SCHWAB
BENNETT DORRANCE
BENNETT DORRANCE
DMB
TODD LAPORTE
TODD LAPORTE
HONOR HEALTH
TAMMY MCLEOD
TAMMY MCLEOD
FLINN FOUNDATION
MIKE TULLY
MIKE TULLY
INDEPENDENT BOARD ADVISOR

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