Local First Arizona Foundation Staff

Kimber Lanning |   Executive Director   602-956-0909, ext. 5  kimber@localfirstaz.com

Kimber Lanning | Executive Director

602-956-0909, ext. 5 kimber@localfirstaz.com

Tanairi Ochoa-Martinez |   Director     Fuerza Local   602-956-0909 ext. 9  tanairi@localfirstaz.com

Tanairi Ochoa-Martinez | Director Fuerza Local

602-956-0909 ext. 9 tanairi@localfirstaz.com

Liza Noland |   Director of Rural Programs   602-956-0909 ext. 18  liza@localfirstaz.com

Liza Noland | Director of Rural Programs

602-956-0909 ext. 18 liza@localfirstaz.com

Megan Noonan |   Creative Brand Director      602-956-0909 ext. 8  megan@localfirstaz.com

Megan Noonan | Creative Brand Director 

602-956-0909 ext. 8 megan@localfirstaz.com

 
Michael Peel |   Southern AZ Director   (520) 261-0824  mike@localfirstaz.com

Michael Peel | Southern AZ Director

(520) 261-0824 mike@localfirstaz.com

Kate Radosevic |   Food & Farm Initiatives Manager   602-956-0909 ext. 15  kate@localfirstaz.com

Kate Radosevic | Food & Farm Initiatives Manager

602-956-0909 ext. 15 kate@localfirstaz.com

Emily Bell |   Good Food Programs Manager   602-956-0909  emily@localfirstaz.com

Emily Bell | Good Food Programs Manager

602-956-0909 emily@localfirstaz.com

Anna Dong |   Brand & Marketing Manager   602-956-0909  anna@localfirstaz.com

Anna Dong | Brand & Marketing Manager

602-956-0909 anna@localfirstaz.com

 
Gabe Gardner  |  Farm to Table Programs Manager   937-838-8673  gabe@localfirstaz.com

Gabe Gardner | Farm to Table Programs Manager

937-838-8673
gabe@localfirstaz.com

Kendall Jones   | Business & Media Relations Manager    602-956-0909   kendall@localfirstaz.com

Kendall Jones | Business & Media Relations Manager

602-956-0909
kendall@localfirstaz.com

Maria Lopez   | Digital Media Coordinator    602-956-0909   maria@localfirstaz.com

Maria Lopez | Digital Media Coordinator 

602-956-0909 
maria@localfirstaz.com

Lauren Haggerty |   Rural Communications Coordinator   602-956-0909  lauren@localfirstaz.com

Lauren Haggerty | Rural Communications Coordinator

602-956-0909
lauren@localfirstaz.com

 
Rachael Hudson |   Outreach Coordinator, AmeriCorps Vista   602-956-0909  rachael@localfirstaz.com

Rachael Hudson | Outreach Coordinator, AmeriCorps Vista

602-956-0909
rachael@localfirstaz.com

Melissa Wright |   Special Events Manager   602-956-0909   melissa@localfirstaz.com

Melissa Wright | Special Events Manager

602-956-0909 
melissa@localfirstaz.com

Faith Hochhalter |   Membership and Office Coordinator   602 956-0909   faith@localfirstaz.com

Faith Hochhalter | Membership and Office Coordinator

602 956-0909 
faith@localfirstaz.com

Alisa Lyons |   Director of Strategic Initiatives/Human Resource Support    602 956-0909    alisa.lyons@localfirstaz.com 

Alisa Lyons | Director of Strategic Initiatives/Human Resource Support 

602 956-0909
alisa.lyons@localfirstaz.com 

 

Board of Directors

Deanna Salazar
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Keisha Tatem
State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Jenna Rowell
Community Affairs Manager, Arizona Public Service (APS)

Kevin Youngblood Pinnacle Forum

Jon Ford Vitalyst Health Foundation

Jeffrey Brodin, Board Chair
Principal, Brodin HR Law

William Mandeville, Board Secretary
Director of Development, The Nature Conservancy

Levi Esquerra, Treasurer
Director, Rural Policy Institute, Program Director, 
Center for American Indian Economic Development, NAU

Robin Romano President/CEO, Marisol Federal Credit Union

Dr. Jonathan Koppell
Dean, College of Public Service and Community Solutions, Arizona State University

Bo Hughes
Executive Vice President/COO, Pinnacle Bank