Belen Gonzalez, Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust
Beth Rosenberg, Children’s Action Alliance
Meghan Arrigo, Children’s Action Alliance
Andrea Kappas, Children’s Action Alliance
Beverlee Kroll, Arizona Department of Child Safety
Joe Jacober, Independent Consultant
Katrina Suell, Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections
Lori Ollom-Tighe, Arizona Children’s Association
Mary Schraven, Jewish Family and Children Services
Tamera Shanker, Juvenile Attorney
January Contreras, Project ALWAYS
Heather Krueger, Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care
Bill Owsley, Office of the Legal Advocate
Jakki Kolzow, Casey Family Programs
Sam Garman, Maricopa Community College
Kenneth McKinley, Tumbleweed
Corey Woods, ASU Prep
Pete Hershberger, FosterEd
Charlene Flaherty, Corporation For Supportive Housing
Judge Alison Bachus, Judge, Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County
Cynnette Boykin, International Rescue Committee
Graciela Garcia Candia, Jobs For Arizona Graduates
Youth Engagement Prepare young people to be meaningfully involved in their communities as decision makers and advocates.
Partnerships and Resources Connect Fostering Advocates Arizona to sources of public and private funding, expand and deepen community support for foster youth, and cultivate community champions for young people transitioning from foster care.
Research, Evaluation, and Communications Involve key stakeholders in the use of data to drive decision making and communications and to document results. Encourage stakeholders to use data when making decisions, communicating with key audiences and documenting program results.
Public Will and Policy Advance policies and practices that improve outcomes for young people transitioning from foster care.
Increase Opportunities Create employment, education, healthcare, and financial opportunity programs and help foster care young adults access those opportunities.