Strengthening Families and Our Community

Executive Committee

  • President – David Payne
    • Place of Employment – CIT Bank
    • Favorite thing 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.
  • Vice-President – Ernie Huber
    • Place of Employment – Retired
    • Favorite thing 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
  • Treasurer – Rosy Pedroza, MBA
    • Place of Employment – Owner/CEO Pedroza & Hayes Accounting and Consulting, LLC / General Dynamics IT
    • Favorite thing about Parent Aid – Is that it takes a proactive approach to child abuse prevention
  • Secretary – Jacqueline Atkins
    • Place of Employment – Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
    • Favorite thing about Parent Aid – The fact that it is impacting Pima County’s future
  • Past-President – Joshua Groch
    • Place of Employment – Tierra Antigua Realty
    • Favorite thing about Parent Aid – True nonprofit focused on helping children.  Every child deserves a good life growing up.

Board of Directors

  • Berti’ Brodsky
    • Place of Employment – The Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona; Jewish Post
    • Favorite thing about Parent Aid – That it is available to families at no charge, and offers invaluable information to guide parents in child rearing. I wish that I knew about it when my kids were little!
  • John Burkholder
    • Place of Employment – Pima County Adult Probation
    • Favorite thing 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.
  • Madeline Harris-Coons
    • Place of Employment – AssuredPartners
    • Favorite thing about Parent Aid – That it is a highly accessible and free resource to prevent child abuse and promote stronger and healthier family dynamics in our community. That and the excellent staff and board members I get to regularly work with.
  • Rachel Briggs
    • Place of Employment – TIHAN – Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network
    • Favorite thing about Parent Aid – My favorite thing about Parent Aid is the focus on families as a whole to help both the child and the parents be successful.  From home visiting to community education, Parent Aid helps reduce abuse and neglect in the home, thus having a positive effect on both the family and the community.