About Us

Transforming children’s trauma to resilience through the arts.

Board of Directors

Chadwick Campbell
President, Thomas Title & Escrow
Amber M. Wayne
Past-President, Nationwide Insurance Co.
Mayra Flores
Vice President, Board Governance, The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation
Elizabeth Shabaker
Treasurer and Vice President, Finance and Operations, Versant Capital Management
Andrew Yocopis
Vice-President, Development, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Lisa Ludolph
Vice President, Marketing, Global Payments
Vicky Campo
Vice President, Outreach, Community Member
Board Members
Ted Anderson
Anderson Advertising Agency
Margaret Blackwell
Melinda Conway
Northrop Grumman
Margarita Cortez
Phoenix Suns Charities & Social Responsibility
Nura Eltaib
American Airlines
Matt Hargis
Hargis & Company
Amanda Ho
Arizona Public Service
Ryan Johnson
Salt River Project
LaMonte’ McDuffie
Youth Development Institute
Sherida McMullan
Lyft Headquarters
Coree Neumeyer
Quarles & Brady LLP
Lane Seymour
Denise Sierra
Desert Financial Credit Union
Julia A. Soto
Phoenix Children’s Hospital


Alicia Sutton Campbell
Executive Director
Marisa Skelpsa-Muñoz
Temporary Programs Manager
Mars de La Tour
Senior Volunteer Coordinator
Erina Sanchez
Senior Program Coordinator
Justin Stewart
Senior Marketing Coordinator
Paula Wilson
Senior Program Coordinator
Casey Cole-Albertson
Program Coordinator
Beth Garrett-Coleman
Program Coordinator
James Atkisson
Programs Assistant
Jocelyn Ruiz
Marketing Assistant
Bridget Costello
Development Director
Tenneille Choi
Development Officer
Candace Langholff
Development Officer
Bea Bohannon
Development Assistant
Stephanie Smith
Operations Director
Travis Harrick
Operations Manager & Associate Director of Building Hope
Catherine Brennan
Finance Manager
Trisha Kim
Operations Coordinator
Hector Ramirez
Data Coordinator
Sean Dolan
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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