Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Friends of Public Radio Arizona Board of Directors is made up of community leaders who truly appreciate the value of public radio. These individuals are committed to improving the quality and accessibility of public radio throughout the state for all Arizonans. FPRAZ Board members are elected to serve four two-year terms.

Todd Sanders Todd Sanders (Chair)
President & CEO
Phoenix Chamber of Commerce

Steve Curley Steve Curley (Treasurer)
Senior Vice President
Alliance Bank of Arizona

Rodolfo Parga Rodolfo Parga
Managing Shareholder
Ryley Carlock & Applewhite Attorneys

David Vogt David Vogt
HR Business Partner
Southwest Airlines

Larry Ashkin Larry Ashkin , (Chair Community Engagement Outreach)
Founder Centrum Properties, Inc. (Retired)

Image Unavailable at this Time Stella Shanovich (Chair Audit & Governance Committee)
Grant Thorton
Engagement Partner, Audit Services
Scottsdale, Arizona

Image Unavailable at this Time Michelle Gorel
VP Public Affairs, Avnet

Julie Johnson Julie Johnson
Executive Vice President
GPE Commercial Advisors

Suzanne Pfister Suzanne Pfister
President & CEO
St. Luke's Health Initiatives

Tony Moya Tony Moya
Manager, Latino Relations
Salt River Project

Evelyn Casuga Evelyn Casuga (Vice Chair)
APS General Manager, Community Development, APS (Retired)

Adam Isaacs Adam Isaacs, (Secretary)
Director of Communication & Sustainability
Sun Orchard, Inc.

Chip Scutari Chip Scutari
Scutari and Cieslak Public Relations

Luis Ramirez Luis Ramirez
Ramirez Advisors Inter-National, LLC

John McDonald John McDonald
VP Corporate Communications
US Airways (Retired)

Diane Veres Diane Veres (Chair Board Development)
President Arizona Division
Clear Chanel Outdoor

Larry Stewart Larry Stewart
LS Designs

Ex Officio Members

Dr. James Paluzzi Dr. James Paluzzi , (Voting)
Vice President of the Division of Public Service
Rio Salado College
KJZZ, KBAQ, SPOT 127 Youth Media Center and Sun Sounds of Arizona

Dr. Christopher Bustamante Dr. Christopher Bustamante , (Voting)
Rio Salado College

KJZZ/KBAQ Staff Support

Louis Stanley Executive Director FPRAZ Louis Stanley
Director Strategic Initiatives, KJZZ/KBAQ/SPOT127
Executive Director, FPRAZ

Scott Nelson Scott Nelson
Budget Analyst

KJZZ 91.5fm

KJZZ 91.5fm

KBAQ 89.5fm

Spot 127