About Us

Transforming children’s trauma to resilience through the arts.

Board of Directors

Matt Hargis
President, Overlap Consulting
Chadwick Campbell
Past President, Thomas Title & Escrow
Lisa Ludolph
Vice President, External Relations, Global Payments
Coree Neumeyer
Vice President, Board Governance, Quarles & Brady LLP
Julia A. Soto
Vice President, Internal Relations, Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Elizabeth Shabaker
Treasurer, Versant Capital Management
Board Members
Ted Anderson
Anderson Advertising Agency
Margaret Blackwell
Vicky Campo
Community Member
Margarita Cortez
Phoenix Suns Charities & Social Responsibility
Nura Eltaib
American Airlines
Mayra Flores
The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation
Amanda Ho
Pinnacle West Capital
LaMonte’ McDuffie
North Star Independent Living
Lane Seymour
Denise Sierra
Desert Financial Credit Union
Andrew Yocopis
Hargreaves & Savitvh LLP


Alicia Sutton Campbell
Executive Director
Marisa Skelpsa-Muñoz
Senior Executive Coordinator & Board Liaison
Matt Sandoval
Vice President of Programs
Jenna Christie-Tabron
Clinical Director
Danielle Tefft
Program Director
Beth Garrett-Coleman
Programs Manager
Mars de La Tour
Senior Volunteer Coordinator
Erina Sanchez
Senior Program Coordinator
Paula Wilson
Senior Program Coordinator
James Atkisson
Program Coordinator
Casey Cole-Albertson
Program Coordinator
Kirsten Morelli
Program Coordinator
Megan Taylor
Program Assistant
Development and Marketing
Bridget Costello
Development Director
Tenneille Choi
Development Officer
Candace Langholff
Development Officer
Justin Stewart
Marketing Manager
Bea Bohannon
Development Coordinator
Sean Dolan
Development Assistant
Stephanie Smith
Operations Director
Catherine Brennan
Finance Manager
Travis Harrick
Operations Manager
Trisha Kim
Operations Coordinator
Kharli Mandeville
Administrative Assistant

Teaching Artists

Kristine Kollasch

Shari Keith
Recycled Arts
Aaron Voigt
Metal Arts
Frank Thompson
Thomas Stanton
Spoken Word
Eileen Morgan

Taiko Drumming
Oliverio Balcells

Visual Arts, Acrylics & Mixed Media
Linda Pullinsi

Christy Puetz

Sculpture and Fiber Art
Annette Sexton Ruiz

Painting, Ceramics, Mural Artist, Bookmaking, and Illustration
Catherine Thompson
Melanie Sainz

Native Arts


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