Leading the Pack

Disaster Response Partnerships

Board members for the Coyote Crisis Collaborative

Jeff Alexander

Arizona Public Service

Brianna Barrios

Blue Cross Blue Shield Arizona/Health Choice

John Bartz


Phil Bates (Liaison)


Steve Becker (Liaison – Technical Advisor)

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

Sally Beckman

Arizona Hospice and Home Health Associations

Tim Beeler

Marine Corps Air Station Yuma

Chris Bellino (Chair)

Dignity Health

Cheryl Bender

Red Cross

Christina Blood (Liaison – Technical Advisor)

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

Joel Bunis

Coconino County Health and Human Services

David Carey

Arizona Statewide Independent Living Council

Sgt. Matthew Centeno (Liaison – Military)

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

TSgt Erika Chafin (Liaison – Military)

162nd Air National Guard

Dr. Justin Chandler

Valleywise Health

Milissa Chanice

Western Regional Alliance for Pediatric Emergency Management

Allen Clark

Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs

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

Daniel Didier

Abrazo Health

Steve Dudley

Arizona Poison Control Centers

Norm Duve (Jeffrey Bayer serving as Proxy)

Copa Health

Teresa Ehnert

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

Patrick Fanning

Banner Health

Michael Foster

Tucson Medical Center Health

Dr. Kelly Fine

Arizona Pharmacy Association

Chief Scott Freitag

Arizona Fire Chiefs Association

Rachel Zenuk Garcia

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

David Getz (Liaison – Technical Advisor)

Scottsdale Fire Department

Rebecca Haro (Vice Chair Elect)

Arizona Ambulance Association

Wendy Hayes

Western Alliance Bank

Prof. James Hodge, Jr.

Center for Public Health Law and Policy

Janine Hollenbeck, Liaison

Senior Defense Official (DoD)

Rich Johnson


David Kempson (Past Chair)

Past Chair

Cheryl Bowen Kennedy

Arizona Department of Homeland Security

Dan Landers

Arizona Complete Health

David Leinenveber

Metropolitan Medical Response System

Reuben Lopez

Mercy Care Arizona

Kate Luna

Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers

Judy Lynn (Treasurer)

Arizona Association of Emergency Managers

Wendy Lyons (Past Chair)

President, WHL Enterprises LLC

Della Maneese

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System

Vince Martinez (Secretary)

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

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

MSgt. Lesley-Ann Pont

Luke Air Force Base

Candy Ranshaw

Arizona Ambulatory Surgery Center Association

Chris Rausch

Sky Harbor International Airport

Paul Reyes

Veteran's Administration

Rob Rowley

Maricopa County Department of Emergency Management

Chief Charles Ryan, III

Tucson Fire Department

Chief Tom Shannon (Past Chair)

Scottsdale Fire Department

Sybil Smith

Volunteers Active in Disasters Organization

Kaylee Sorensen

The TRUST (Arizona School District Consortiums)

Mike Southerly

Arizona State Hospital

Chief Thomas Tucker

Tucson Airport Authority

Katie Turnbow

Arizona Public Health Emergency Response Association

Kirsten VanDeventer

Arizona Tribal Executive Committee

David Voepel (Vice Chair)

Arizona Health Care Association

Deborah Roepke (Liaison – Executive Director)

Coyote Crisis Collaborative

Jason Gillette (Liaison – Administrative Director)

Coyote Crisis Collaborative


There are no upcoming conferences at this time.