By Nancy Welch Arizona Center for Civic Leadership I am naturally curious. I like learning how people use their time and talents and why things work the way they do. For those with an interesting or extraordinary accomplishment, I especially want to know “How did you do that?” Years of public-policy work and with Flinn-Brown
Flinn-Brown Fellows from across the state are moving ahead to more leadership achievements. Check back frequently for more updates.
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Kevin Bonine (Tucson) received an endowed faculty chair, the Philecology Chair for Biospheric Research, to support his work at the University of Arizona’s Biosphere 2. The chair was created through a $30 million dollar gift to Biosphere 2 and will drive continued research in food, water, and energy security.
Tony Cani (Phoenix) is now political director of the ACLU of Arizona.
Barb Lang (Gilbert) was promoted to deputy chief of standards and compliance at Community Bridges.
Chris Gibbs (Safford) was honored with the Pride of Safford Award in August. Gibbs served as mayor of Safford for three terms and is involved with a number of organizations in the area.
Laura Oldaker (Tucson) has been named the 2017 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber.
Diana Rhoades (Tucson via AK and back again) has returned to Anchorage, Alaska to work for the Alaska State Legislature.
Sarah Douthit (Flagstaff) serves as the Chief Probation Officer for Coconino County Adult Probation and has been appointed to the Committee on Probation Education of the Arizona Supreme Court.
Christine Thompson (Phoenix) is now the president and CEO of Expect More Arizona.
Flinn-Brown Fellows from across the state are moving ahead to more leadership achievements. Check back frequently for more updates.Sarah Benatar (Flagstaff) recently traveled to Australia as part of a U.S. delegation through the American Council of Young Political Leaders.