Board Members


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Board Members

Executive Committee

President Mary Keysor

Place of employment: GBP Risk Solutions and elanBenefits

Favorite thing is about Parent Aid: Besides the mission?  The people….staff, fellow board members, families, and of course, the Executive Director!

Secretly, I always wanted to be a jockey (too tall) or a ballerina (not tall enough).  


Secretary – Kathy Fink

Place of employment:  Kathy Fink & Associates, Inc.

Favorite thing is about Parent Aid: Working with such a great group of people on a cause so near and dear to my heart.

Secretly, I always wanted to be a singer. 


Treasurer – Ernie Huber

Place of employment: Currently retired & last worked for Retalix, USA

Favorite thing is about Parent Aid: Working with the excellent people on the PA Staff and Board of Directors to make a difference to families in the area.

Secretly, I always wanted to visit Antarctica since I have been to Greenland north of the Arctic Circle.


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mmediate Past President David Payne

Place of employment:  Mutual of Omaha Bank

Favorite thing is about Parent Aid: The ability to effect change and make a difference in the lives of children and their parents together.  Our mission to educate and create a better environment for the future generation.  Together the board, the staff and our generous investors are taking the steps to ensure the social contract is fulfilled in the Tucson community.

Secretly, I always wanted to learn to fly.

 

 

 

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Board of Directors

Jackie Atkins

Place of employment: Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Favorite thing is about Parent Aid: The fact that it is impacting Pima County’s future

Secretly, I always wanted to….. it’s a secret – I will never tell!

 

Merry Bowman

Place Of Employment: Precision Tool and Construction Supply Inc.

Favorite thing about Parent Aid: The great way that the Board and staff work together, and how well we all bond together and are friends as well as colleagues.

Secretly I always wanted to be a xeriscaping designer and landscaper.


John Burkholder

Place of employment: Pima County Adult Probation

Favorite thing is about Parent Aid: My favorite thing about Parent Aid is that it is prevention focused with a goal of strengthening families and reducing child abuse and neglect before families are involved with the Department of Child Safety.

Secretly, I always wanted to go skydiving.

 

Deirdre Chandler

Place of employment: Arista Health Care

Secretly I have always wanted to climb Mt. Everest.

 

Graeme Cooper

Place of employment: Texas Instruments

Favorite thing is about Parent Aid: The staff, their commitment and energy.

Secretly, I always wanted to be Danny Zucko from Grease.

 

Josh Groch

Place of employment: Realtor with RE/MAX Results

Favorite thing is about Parent Aid: True non-profit focused on helping children.  Every child deserves a good life growing up.

Secretly, I always wanted to have Bernie Sanders for President.  And Larry David as VP.  LOL

 

Sonia Vega

Place of employment: University of Arizona

Favorite thing is about Parent Aid: My Favorite is the commitment to strengthen families and prevent child abuse within our community.

Secretly, I always wanted to be a secret agent!