Working Together to Create a Positive Future


Giving children the healthy foundation they need for a successful start in life wouldn’t be possible without the support, guidance and dedication of our Board of Directors.

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Southwest Human Development Board of Directors

Board Officers

Mark Anderson, President

Delta Dental of Arizona

Karen Ramos, Vice President

Zandra O'Keefe, Treasurer

Phil Hugus, Secretary
Alsbridge, Inc.

Board Members

Elaine Armfield
W. P. Carey School of Business,
Arizona State University

Maria Baier
Phoenix Suns

Heidi Baldwin
Marketing & Business Solutions

John Balitis
Fennemore Craig

Leslie Ann Barakat, M.D.
Cigna Medical Group,
Cigna Healthcare of Arizona

Bill Barba

Dina S. Barlett

Gasper Genovese
Republic Media

Antoinette Gonzaga
Head Start Policy Council

Nicole González Patterson
Patterson Public Affairs






David C. Iwanski
Business Development and
Natural Resources Consultant

Stefanie Layton
Arizona Public Service Company

Mary Moore

Lindon Park Neighborhood Association

Paul J. Roshka, Jr.
Polsinelli PC

Tom Simplot
Arizona Multihousing Association

Tracy Tannenbaum

Christopher D. Thomas

Squire Sanders (US) LLP

Ann Tyburski
BMO Harris Bank

James Van Steenhuyse
UBS Financial Services Inc.

Sloane Ware
Head Start Policy Council