Jared Kittelson to Succeed Marc Ashton as CEO of Foundation for Blind Children

Jared Kittelson will become the next CEO of Foundation for Blind Children, effective July 1. Marc Ashton is retiring after 17 years leading FBC, and Jared’s succession will mark the end of a long transition and the start of a new era for FBC. Kittelson is taking charge of a unique organization, home to the […]

Pro Tip of the Month: Be Sun-Safe!

This month’s tip comes courtesy of Julie Dunnigan, the CEO of Cancer Support Community Arizona. “Summer is quickly approaching, and many of us will be spending more time outdoors, soaking up the Arizona sun. However, it is important to be cautious about increased sun exposure, as skin cancer is the most common type of cancer […]

SARRC Announces Dr. Cara Christ to its Board of Directors

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center recently announced the appointment of Cara Christ, M.D., M.S., to its board of directors. Dr. Christ serves as the chief medical officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, where she oversees the clinical excellence division, including clinical therapeutics, provider partnerships, clinical quality, wellness and integrated care and condition […]

Pro Tip of the Month: Become a Story-Miner

This month’s tip comes courtesy of Melinda Langdon, the director of communications at the Ivy Brain Tumor Center at Barrow Neurological Institute. In the world of nonprofits, motivating others to take action can be a challenge. How do you move people to engage with your cause and inspire them to support your mission? When it […]

Ballet Arizona Announces Daniela Cardim as New Artistic Director

Ballet Arizona recently announced its new artistic director, internationally acclaimed dancer, choreographer, director and arts leader Daniela Cardim, who will assume the appointment beginning July 1. Cardim will be the first woman to hold the position and the fourth artistic director for the organization, succeeding Ib Andersen’s 24 years of leadership. “I am delighted and […]

Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona Names Katia Jones as New CEO

The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona, an organization dedicated to ensuring that Arizona women and girls have the opportunity to thrive, recently named Katia Jones as its new CEO. Jones brings over two decades of experience in development and donor relations. She started her journey with WFSA in June 2021 as a member […]

Pro Tip of the Month: Live the Mission

This month’s tip comes courtesy of Lisa Masters, the founder & CEO of Autism Life and Living In the world of nonprofits, the mission is the guiding star that drives every action and decision. For many leaders, it can be easy to get lost in the day-to-day operations and lose sight of why that mission […]

Western Spirit Names 4 to Board of Trustees

Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West recently announced four new members of itsboard of trustees. “The fellow board of trustees and I are proud to welcome Dr. Joshua Basha, Michael Casey, Lauren Ferrigni and Diego (Jim) Valenzuela as the newest trustees,” said Dave Sherf, chair of the board of trustees at Western Spirit. “Their […]

Pro Tip of the Month: Children’s Vision Matters

This month’s tip comes courtesy of Karen Woodhouse, the director of Eyes On Learning Poor vision can impact a child’s development and learning, but kids rarely complain about vision problems. Often, they believe everyone sees the world the way they do. That’s because children’s vision problems are frequently silent, without any signs. Fortunately, an early […]

International Women’s Forum of Arizona Announces 2024 Board Members

The International Women’s Forum Arizona, a nonprofit connecting women business leaders, recently announced its 2024 board of directors. These women will help support the organization’s mission to advance women’s leadership and champion equality both in Arizona and worldwide. “We’re excited about our 2024 board of directors, a fantastic team bringing diverse expertise and insight to […]