FRIENDS OF PHX PUBLIC ART BOARD

The FPPA Board is composed of a cross-section of highly committed, independent, and diverse members of our community.

Carol Poore

Carol A. Poore, Ph.D., MBA

Friends of Phoenix Public Art Board Chairwoman.  President, Poore & Associates Strategic Planning | Strategic Real Estate. President, Phoenix Phabulous Experience (a mural series and storytelling program). Faculty member at Arizona State University’s School of Public Affairs. Writer, speaker, community leader and philanthropist.

Melissa Huapaya

Friends of Phoenix Public Art Board Vice Chairwoman and Treasurer. Marketing & Business Development Strategist, Canary, a Gould Evans Studio. Arts Advocate; Former Art Program Coordinator, San Diego Co. Regional Airport Authority.

ryan tempest

Ryan Tempest

Friends of Phoenix Public Art Board Secretary. Gould Evans Architect, Former Vice President of Roosevelt Action Association. Artist, designer, downtown community builder and strategist.

donna reiner

Donna Reiner, Ph.D.

Friends of Phoenix Public Art Immediate Past Board Chairwoman.  Former Member of the Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission. Author, speaker, community volunteer, and scholarly expert focusing research on the history of Phoenix.

Oscar De las salas

Friends of Phoenix Public Art Board Member. Gensler, Business Developer & Client Relationships Lead / Architect & Design Manager. Community Leader & Communication-PR Strategist / Philanthropist & Activist / Art & Dog Lover / Blogger & FORD.RBA Talent / Phoenician after 20 years!

Catherine “Rusty” Foley

Friends of Phoenix Public Art Board Member.  Communications and public affairs consult. Former executive director, Arizona Citizens for the Arts and Manager, Salt River Project Corporate Affairs.  Serves on Americans for the Arts’ State Arts Advocacy Network Council.

rick naimark

Rick Naimark

Friends of Phoenix Public Art Board Member. Associate Vice President for Program Development Planning, Arizona State University, Former Deputy City Manager, City of Phoenix. Community leader and professional artist.

mark robert gordon

Mark Robert Gordon

Friends of Phoenix Public Art Board Member. Federal Law Attorney, Stage & Screen Actor/Writer/Director/Producer.

judy guilds

Judy Guilds

Friends of Phoenix Public Art Co-Founder and Board Member.  Former Board Chair, Past Member of the Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission, Community Volunteer.

Camaron Stevenson

Friends of Phoenix Public Art Board Member. Director of Communications, Arizona Housing Coalition. Expert videographer and video producer. Community leader.

richard goldsmith

Richard Goldsmith

Attorney, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, Former Chair, Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission. Community leader, arts philanthropist.

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