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Flinn Foundation names Tammy McLeod new President and CEO

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Following a national search, the Flinn Foundation board of directors has chosen one of Arizona’s most broadly accomplished executives and community leaders as its new president and chief executive officer. Tammy McLeod, currently the vice president for energy resource management at Arizona Public Service, will succeed retiring President and CEO Jack B. Jewett. McLeod will

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Flinn-Brown Fellow Sharon Carpenter: Performing research that shapes state policy

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While a student at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, majoring in aviation environmental science, Sharon Carpenter never envisioned working at the Arizona Legislature. She did not follow federal or state politics, and had never even visited the State Capitol in Phoenix. But she needed to have an internship to graduate, and received an email advertising

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Juan Ciscomani carries governor’s message throughout southern Arizona, Mexico

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Juan Ciscomani started his day with a breakfast event in Tucson, met with agricultural leaders in Yuma for lunch, and attended a program in Phoenix that evening with the Mexican ambassador before driving back to his Tucson home. Welcome to the life of the new senior advisor for regional and international affairs for Governor Doug

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Four Flinn-Brown Fellows provide leadership as faculty and staff with Maricopa Community Colleges

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From Coconino to Cochise counties, seven Flinn-Brown Fellows are working through Arizona’s community colleges—three as elected district governing-board members and four through their professional careers—to ensure quality education options and services for Arizonans. The Fellows’ roles and expertise in post-secondary education are critical to their aims for state-level service. The state’s 19 public community colleges

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Flinn-Brown Fellows serve Arizona through community-college governing-board roles

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From Coconino to Cochise counties, seven Flinn-Brown Fellows are working through Arizona’s community colleges—three as elected district governing-board members and four through their professional careers—to ensure quality education options and services for Arizonans. The Fellows’ roles and expertise in post-secondary education are critical to their aims for state-level service. The state’s 19 public community colleges

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Flinn-Brown Takeaways: Kimulet Winzer

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“Flinn-Brown Takeaways” are short bursts of information and insight to help advance your own civic expertise. Kimulet Winzer is currently the West Region Compliance Director for UnitedHealth Care Community and State and a member of the First Things First Central Phoenix Regional Council. Formerly with AHCCCS, this Takeaways video gives her perspective on the close

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Longtime Arizona leader Jack Jewett to retire as Flinn Foundation CEO

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Jack B. Jewett will retire as Flinn Foundation President and CEO at the end of September, concluding more than eight years of service in which the foundation expanded and enhanced its program areas to better serve Arizona. Russell Reynolds Associates, an international executive search firm, has been hired by the Foundation to conduct a national

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