Community Advisory Board

Board Roster
CAB Roster

Board Officers

Steven Eddy, Chair, Tucson Electric Power
Hope Hennessey, Vice Chair, Hope Hennessey Marketing
Ed Frisch, Secretary, University of Arizona (retired)

Ex-Officio Members

Jack Gibson, Arizona Public Media Chief Executive Officer
Laura Todd Johnson, University of Arizona General Counsel

Emeritus Members

Betsy Bolding, Tucson Electric Power (Retired)
Judith Brown, University of Arizona College of Nursing (Retired)
Jennifer Casteix, University of Arizona College of Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences
Dan Cavanagh, Dan Cavanagh, Inc.
Karen Christensen, Arts Consultant, Attorney (Retired)
Chris Helms, Morris K. Udall Foundation (Retired)
James Jutry, DeConcini, McDonald, Yetwin & Lacy PC
Jan Lesher, Pima County
Anne Maley, Anne Maley Consulting
Jim Murphy, Pima Council on Aging (Retired)
Simon Rosenblatt, U.S. Army (Retired)

Board Members

Jodi Bain, Bain Law Firm. PLLC
Ted Borek, Pima County Superior Court (Retired)
Ron Carsten, Raytheon Missile Systems (Retired)
Mary Ann Dobras, Nursing (Retired), Community Volunteer & Philanthropist
Lynne Wood Dusenberry, University of Arizona Office of General Counsel (Retired)
Joyce Finkelstein, Executive Director, Green Valley/Sahuarita Volunteer Clearinghouse
Nicola Finley, M.D., Founder, Dr. Nicola, PLLC, and Adjunct Faculty, UA College of Public Health
Frank Hamilton, A.C. Nielsen Co. (Retired)
Todd Hanley, Hotel Congress, Maynards Market & Kitchen
Alejandro Higuera, Communications Coordinator, Project Outreach FAMILIA, University of Arizona, College of Education
Hassan Hijazi, University of Arizona, Office of Global Initiatives
John Hildebrand, University of Arizona Department of Neuroscience
Sylvia Lett, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
Paul Lindsey, Real Estate, Entrepreneur (Retired), Community Volunteer & Philanthropist
Kerri Lopez-Howell, Executive Director, Sunnyside Foundation
Rose Lopez, Intermountain Centers for Human Development
Lynn Nadel, University of Arizona Department of Psychology (Retired)
Christina Noz, Moeller & Conway, PLLC
Lauren Ortega, Deputy Director, Pima County Department of Transportation
Hank Peck, TCI Wealth Advisors, Inc. (Retired)
John Pedicone, Tucson Unified School District, Flowing Wells Unified School District (Retired)
Jill Perrella, Snell & Wilmer
Jill Rosenzweig, Pima County School Superintendent's Office; Tucson J (Retired)
Minna Shah, Architecture, Marketing (Retired), Dun & Bradstreet
Susan Tarrence, (Immediate Past Chair) Tribune Company; The New York Times (Retired)
Magdalena Verdugo, YWCA Southern Arizona
Noah Vega, Student Representative, President, ASUA, University of Arizona
About the Board

The Arizona Public Media® Community Advisory Board is composed of citizens who represent the diverse interests of the communities served. The board advises Arizona Public Media® Radio and Television station management on a wide variety of issues relating to southern Arizona public broadcasting.

To learn more about how you can get involved with Arizona Public Media® and help us become an even more vibrant part of the Southern Arizona community, e-mail a Board member and one will contact you to discuss how you can help.

A meeting of the Community Advisory Board. A meeting of the Community Advisory Board. (Photo: AZPM)

Arizona Public Media® employs an open meeting policy whereby interested members of the public are welcome to attend. The board meets five times a year; upcoming meetings are posted on the meeting calendar below.

You may send your questions or concerns to the Arizona Public Media Community Advisory Board at any time through the CAB Contact form. Comments received will be sent to the chair of the Community Advisory Board. Management will ensure that your message is presented to the Executive committee of the CAB at its next regular meeting. The Executive Committee may include your issue or comments as an agenda item at an upcoming meeting of the full CAB. You will be notified via email at the disposition of your issue. Thank you for your interest in Arizona Public Media.

CAB Meeting Schedule

Strategic Planning Retreat:
Friday, October 29 and Friday, November 5, 2021 at 8:00-11:00a
Via Zoom

Thursday, December 9 at noon
Via Zoom

Thursday, January 20 at noon
Via Zoom

Thursday, March 17 at noon
Via Zoom

Thursday, May 19 at noon
Via Zoom

Thursday, July 21 at noon
Via Zoom

Arizona Public Media is a service of the University of Arizona and our broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents who hold the trademarks for Arizona Public Media and AZPM. We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples.
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