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A Board of Directors selected from its membership manages AAED. Representation of all geographical areas in Arizona is assured by a provision in the by-laws of the Association. Legal and accounting firms are employed to assist the Association. AAED is administered by an executive director and maintains an office in Phoenix, Arizona.

2018 / 2019 Officers:

President: Richard Wilkie, CEcD, AZED Pro, City of Casa Grande
President Elect: Nicole Snyder, Johnson Carlier
Vice President:
Mignonne Hollis, AZED Pro, AREDF
Secretary / Treasurer: Lori Collins, City of Phoenix
Immediate Past President: Curt Woody, AZED Pro, Town of Marana

2018 / 2019 Board of Directors:

Metro Area:
Phoenix Mitchel Allen, Greater Phoenix Economic Council 
Gilbert Amanda Elliott, Gilbert, AZ
Phoenix  Kristen Howard, IMEG Corp.
Phoenix Rob Millar, CEcD, City of Scottsdale
Phoenix Karla Moran, AZED Pro, SRP
Phoenix Kelly Patton, APS
Phoenix  Angela Talbot, JE Dunn
Sahuarita Victor Gonzalez, CEcD, Town of Sahuarita
Rural Area:
Payson Bobby Davis, AZED Pro, Town of Payson
Parker Skip Becker, La Paz Economic Development
Kingman Bennett Bratley, AZED Pro, City of Kingman
Prescott Wendy Bridges, AZED Pro, City of Prescott 
Cottonwood Casey Rooney, City of Cottonwood
Jerome Tom Pitts
Advisory: Richard Bowen, Genterra Enterprises
  Deirdre Gilmore, TankGirl Marketing
  Dawn Rogers, PK Associates LLC

Jim Rounds, Rounds Consulting
Holly Schor, Goodwill of Central and Northern AZ
  Keith Watkins, ACA


Executive Director: Joyce C. Grossman, AZED Pro
Associate Director: Lisa Karnatz
Corporate Investment Director: Dee Dee Bark
Administrative Assistant: Amber Strozier
Jennifer Graves, CEcD,  Gilbert, Arizona
Jennifer Graves, CEcD,  Gilbert, Arizona

Richard Wilkie, City of Casa Grande

Angela Talbot, JE Dunn
Angela Talbot, JE Dunn
Caryn Gose, AZED Pro, SRP