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Glen Warner

Board Treasurer

Committees: Finance Glen Warner joined the Board of Directors in 2016 and proudly serves on many local committees and boards within the community, including the Southern Arizona Mortgage Lenders Association, Arizona Association of Mortgage Professionals (both state and local), and working with The Card Fund which helps keep local families in their homes while they […]

Michelle Berry

Michelle K. Berry is an historian (PhD, University of Arizona, 2005) whose primary intellectual interests include environmental and labor history, agricultural history, feminist and engaged pedagogy (teaching), ecofeminism and environmental justice, political ecology, and sports studies. In each of these, she is interested in understanding how power is constructed around gendered, racialized, and classed identities.  She defines […]

Alexis Favis

Alexis is a Senior Account Manager with Madden Media. Over the past 9 years, she’s worked closely with destinations to create inspiring and high-performing online marketing campaigns. She is a proven expert with 6 Google Certifications including Analytics as well as SEO certifications from BrightEdge, a leader in enterprise SEO solutions. She has been involved […]

Gaye Lynn Fisher

Board Secretary

Senior Program Director with Child and Family Resources

Ashley La Russa

Ashley La Russa is the owner of Roux Events LLC, an event management company that coordinates special projects, programs and events for nonprofit organizations. She collaborates with community leaders on initiatives that foster equity, diversity and inclusion. In 2018, Ashley was the Projects Manager at Downtown Tucson Partnership where she actively communicated upcoming events and […]

Eve Rifkin, Dean of Students and Advisory Program Leadd

Eve Rifkin

Eve Rifkin is one of the proud co-founders of City High School and served the school in various capacities from 2004-2019. After earning her Doctorate in Education Policy in 2017, she transitioned into higher education after close to 30 years as a K12 educator. Dr. Rifkin is now a Senior Lecturer at Vanderbilt University where she […]

Andrés Cano

A native Tucsonan, Andrés Cano, 25, graduated from City High School in 2009. He began his career in public service in high school, when he was appointed to chair the Arizona Governor’s Youth Commission by Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano. Andrés serves as Special Staff Assistant to Pima County Supervisor Richard Elías. He oversees District 5’s neighborhood […]

Jonathan E. Martin

Jonathan E. Martin

Jonathan Martin is a Program Director for a global education not-for-profit organization, directing services for social and emotional learning for school districts such as Denver Public Schools.   A former school principal (1999-2012) and high school history teacher, he has lived in Tucson since 2009.   He holds degrees from Harvard University and the University of San Francisco (MA […]

Rudy B. McCormick III

Committees: School Governing Boards, City High School & PFFS-University Rudy B. McCormick III is Director, Early Academic Outreach at The University of Arizona and brings his expertise in programs and initiatives for college preparation to the CCCL board as well as City High School. As Director, his goal is to increase the number of low-income, minority and […]

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Mark Hotchkiss

Committee: Facilities Mark Hotchkiss offers his legal expertise to the CCCL board of directors. Mark is the Deputy County Attorney at the Pima County Attorney’s Office. He works in the Criminal Division and is involved in the prosecution of felony criminal offenses committed within Pima County, from the initial charging stage up until the case is […]

Gina Catalano

Board Chair

Gina Catalano works with high growth CEOs to improve their operations and increase the value of their business. Sometimes referred to as the “CEO’s Swiss Army Knife”, she has over 20 years of experience leading and working with businesses and excels at integrating business development and operations. She has authored two Amazon bestsellers, Tandem Leadership: […]