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.

Evelyn Casuga Evelyn Casuga (Chair)
Arizona Town Hall

Suzanne Pfister Suzanne Pfister (Secretary)
President & CEO
Vitalyst Health Foundation

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

Larry Ashkin Larry Ashkin
Founder Centrum Properties, Inc. (Retired)

Julie Johnson Julie A. Johnson, CCIM
Health Care Affinity Group
Avision Young

Verne Smith Verne Smith
Managing Partner
Peace of Mind Solutions, LLC

Kate Hickman Kate Hickman
Senior Vice President
Treasury Management Sales Manager
Alliance Bank of Arizona

Olivia Brasher Olivia Brasher
CPA Audit Partner
Fester & Chapman P.C.

Mistie Hague Weishaar Mistie Hague Weishaar
Marketing Manager
Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Rachel Sahlman Rachel Sahlman
Director of Customer Communications

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

Tony Moya Tony Moya (Treasurer)
Manager, Latino Relations
Salt River Project

Rodolfo Parga Rodolfo Parga (Chair Governance Committee)
Managing Shareholder
Ryley Carlock & Applewhite Attorneys

Chip Scutari Chip Scutari
Scutari and Cieslak Public Relations

Luis Ramirez Luis Ramirez
Ramirez Advisors Inter-National, LLC

Diane Veres Diane Veres (Chair Finance Committee)
President Arizona Division
Clear Chanel Outdoor

Adam Isaacs Adam Isaacs,
Chief Executive Officer
PAL Experiences

Larry Stewart Larry Stewart
Senior Partner
SRA 360
Stewart & Reindersma Architecture, PLLC

Mistie Hague Weishaarm Jaime Molera
Molera-Alvarez, LLC

Ex Officio Members

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

Dr. Chris Bustamante Dr. Chris Bustamante
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

FPRAZ Better Business Bureau

KJZZ 91.5fm

Friends of Public Radio Arizona Nonprofit Overview and Reviews on GreatNonprofits

KJZZ 91.5fm

KBAQ 89.5fm

Spot 127

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