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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
DEPUTY GEN. COUNSEL, VP Law
PINNACLE WEST/APS
MARGIE TRAYLOR
MARGIE TRAYLORBOARD VICE CHAIR
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
AUDACIOUS STUDIOS
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
TRAVIS CHILDS
TRAVIS CHILDS
AUDIT PARTNER
DELOITTE & TOUCHE, LLP
KAREN CHURCHARD
KAREN CHURCHARD
DIRECTOR, TOURISM & EVENTS
CITY OF SCOTTSDALE
JOHN DEWULF
JOHN DEWULF
ATTORNEY
COPPERSMITH BROCKELMAN, PLC
DOUG DIEHL
DOUG DIEHL
VP/WEALTH STRATEGIST, NORTHERN TRUST
DIANE ENOS
DIANE ENOS
ATTORNEY, COUNCILWOMAN
SALT RIVER PIMA MARICOPA INDIAN COMMUNITY
JALINA KERR
JALINA KERR
MANAGING DIR. ADVISOR EXPERIENCE
CHARLES SCHWAB
DON MARTIN
DON MARTIN
ATTORNEY & PARTNER (RETIRED)
QUARLES & BRADY LLP
NICK NOONAN
NICK NOONAN
PRINCIPAL OF VIRTUAL LEARNING/SCOTTSDALE ONLINE LEARNING
SCOTTSDALE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
JUSTIN OWEN
JUSTIN OWEN
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
MCDOWELL SONORAN CONSERVANCY
ART RANZ
ART RANZ
ORAL SURGEON
(RETIRED)
JANE RAU
JANE RAU
CITIZEN ACTIVIST
CO-FOUNDER MCDOWELL SONORAN CONSERVANCY
MIKE SAVASTIO
MIKE SAVASTIO
CLIENT DIRECTOR, COMMERCIAL ACCOUNTS
IMIMOBILE (part of Webex by Cisco)
PETER SCHLOSSER
PETER SCHLOSSER
VP/VICE PROVOST
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
JOHN WHITE
JOHN WHITE
FOUNDER/CHAIRMAN (RETIRED)
UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE
MARK WINKLEMAN
MARK WINKLEMAN
PRESIDENT
MGS REALTY PARTNERS
MELINDA XANTHOS
MELINDA XANTHOS
MANAGING PARTNER
KPMG, LLP

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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