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.

The FPRAZ Board meets on the second Monday in February, May, October and December. Some dates may shift, due to holidays.
Meetings are open to the public, begin at 5pm, and are held at Rio Salado Community College; Hohokam Building; Dr. Linda Thor Board Room; 2nd Floor; 2323 West 14th Street; Tempe, AZ 85281.

The Meeting Dates for the rest of 2019 are:

  • October 7
  • December 9
John McDonald
John McDonald
(Chair)
VP Corporate
Communications
US Airways (Retired)
Suzanne Pfister
Suzanne Pfister
(Vice Chair)
President & CEO Vitalyst Health Foundation
Mistie Hague Weishaar
Mistie Hague Weishaar
(Treasurer) Marketing Manager
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Evelyn Casuga
Evelyn Casuga
(Immediate Past Chair) Director
Arizona Town Hall
Gail Bradley
Gail Bradley
VP, Northern Trust (Retired)
Anne Gill
Anne Gill
President and CEO
Tempe Chamber of Commerce
Kate Hickman
Kate Hickman
Senior Vice President, Treasury Management Sales Manager Alliance Bank of Arizona
Betty Hum
Betty Hum
Intel Corporation (Retired) / Photographer
Adam Isaacs
Adam Isaacs
Director of Industry Relations
Revelry Group
Julie A. Johnson, CCIM
Julie A. Johnson, CCIM
Executive Vice President
Colliers International
Logan Marshall
Logan Marshall
Major Gifts Officer
Arizona Opera
Rachel Sahlman
Rachel Sahlman
Director of Customer Communications
APS
Bahar Schippel
Bahar Schippel
Partner
Snell & Wilmer
Chip Scutari
Chip Scutari
Principal
Scutari and Cieslak Public Relations
Verne Smith
Verne Smith
Managing Partner Peace of Mind Solutions, LLC
Larry Stewart
Larry Stewart
Senior Partner
SRA 360
Stewart & Reindersma Architecture, PLLC
Alec Thomson
Alec Thomson
COO
Arizona-Mexico Commission
Diane Veres
Diane Veres
(Chair Finance Committee)
President Arizona Division Clear Channel Outdoor

Ex Officio Members

Jon Hoban
(Voting)
Vice President
of the Division of
Public Service
Rio Salado College
KJZZ, K-BACH,
SPOT 127 Youth Media Center, and
Sun Sounds of Arizona
Kate Smith
Kate Smith, M.S.
(Voting)
Interim President
Rio Salado College

KJZZ/K-BACH Staff Support

Phil Meyer
Phil Meyer
Director Strategic Initiatives KJZZ/
K-BACH/SPOT127
Executive Director, FPRAZ
Scott Nelson
Scott Nelson
Budget Analyst
KJZZ/K-BACH & FPRAZ

FPRAZ Better Business Bureau

KJZZ 91.5fm

Friends of Public Radio Arizona Nonprofit Overview and Reviews on GreatNonprofits

Silver Seal from Guidestar

KJZZ 91.5fm

KBAQ 89.5fm

Spot 127

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