Leading the Pack

Disaster Response Partnerships

Board members for the Coyote Crisis Collaborative

Sarah Bailey

Arizona Department of Agriculture

John Bartz


Steve Becker (Liaison – Technical Advisor)

Arizona Department of Health Services, Bureau of Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Tim Beeler

Marine Corps Air Station Yuma

Chris Bellino (Past Chair)

Dignity Health

Christina Blood (Liaison – Technical Advisor)

Arizona Department of Health Services, Bureau of Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Chief Tom Brandhuber

Arizona Ambulance Association

Joel Bunis

Coconino County Health and Human Services

David Carey

Arizona Statewide Independent Living Council

Chief Todd Canale (Secretary)

Arizona Representative for the Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officers

Daniel Caufield

Veteran's Administration

Sgt. Matthew Centeno (Liaison – Military)

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

TSgt Erika Chafin (Liaison – Military)

162nd Air National Guard

Milissa Chanice

Western Regional Alliance for Pediatric Emergency Management

Robert Church

Northern Arizona University

Shane Clark

Pima County Emergency Management

Peter Como

American Medical Response

Tom Covington

The Boeing Company

Nicola Crim

Air Methods/Native Air

Ken Crouch

Phoenix Children's Hospital and the Mass Casualty Reunification and Tracking Arizona Collaborative

Daniel Didier

Abrazo Health

Steve Dudley

Arizona Poison Control Centers

Norm Duve (Jeffrey Bayer serving as Proxy)

Copa Health

David Egliskis

Arizona Department of Transportation

Teresa Ehnert

Arizona Department of Health Services, Bureau of Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Patrick Fanning

Banner Health

Dr. Kelly Fine

Arizona Pharmacy Association

Bill Fleming

Tucson Medical Center Health

Joseph Freed

Arizona Public Service

Chief Scott Freitag

Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority

Rachel Zenuk Garcia

Arizona Department of Health Services, Bureau of EMS and Trauma System

Paul Gresko

Valleywise Health

Shauna Griffith


Dwayne Gwinner

Blue Cross Blue Shield Arizona (Health Choice)

Wendy Hayes

Western Alliance Bank

Prof. James Hodge, Jr.

Center for Public Health Law and Policy

Janine Hollenbeck, Liaison

Senior Defense Official (DoD)

Lynae Hoyne

Arizona State Hospital

Rich Johnson


David Kempson (Past Chair)

Past Chair

Cheryl Bowen Kennedy

Arizona Department of Homeland Security

Mike Kurtenbach

Arizona Department of Education

Dan Landers

Arizona Complete Health

Gabe Lavine

Arizona Division of Emergency Management

Reuben Lopez

Mercy Care Arizona

Judy Lynn (Vice Chair Elect)

Arizona Association of Emergency Managers

Della Maneese

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System

Twyla Marcrum

Volunteers Active in Disasters Organization

Vince Martinez (Vice Chair)

Flagstaff Medical Center, Verde Valley Medical Center, and Guardian Medical Transport

MSgt. Roscoe Mayes

Luke Air Force Base

Terry Nelson

Tribal Emergency Management

Capt. Tara Norris (Liaison – Military)

161st Arizona Air National Guard

Robin Oothoudt

Arizona Coalition for Healthcare Emergency Response

Frederick Parker

Raytheon Missiles & Defense

Chief Mike Pooley

Apache Junction Police Department

Candy Ranshaw

Arizona Ambulatory Surgery Center Association

Chris Rausch

Sky Harbor International Airport

Chief Charles Ryan, III

Tucson Fire Department

Blake Scott


Chief Tom Shannon (Past Chair)

Arizona Fire Chief's Association

Kaylee Sorensen (Treasurer)

The TRUST (Arizona School District Consortiums)

Chief Thomas Tucker

Tucson Airport Authority

Kirsten VanDeventer

Arizona Tribal Executive Committee

David Voepel (Chair)

Arizona Health Care Association

Exec. Asst. Chief Scott Walker

Phoenix Fire Department

Merydth Walter

Red Cross

Chief Jeff Walther

Scottsdale Police Department

Deborah Roepke (Liaison – Executive Director)

Coyote Crisis Collaborative

Jason Gillette (Liaison – Administrative Director)

Coyote Crisis Collaborative