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 President.  President, Poore & Associates and Phoenix Phabulous Experience (a mural series and storytelling program). Faculty member at Arizona State University’s School of Public Affairs. Licensed REALTOR® at Brokers Hub Realty. Writer, speaker, community leader and philanthropist.

judy guilds

Judy Guilds

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

donna reiner

Donna Reiner, Ph.D.

Friends of Phoenix Public Art Co-Founder and 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.

rick naimark

Rick Naimark

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

ryan tempest

Ryan Tempest

Gould Evans Architect, Former Vice President of Roosevelt Action Association. Artist, designer, downtown community builder and strategist.

mark robert gordon

Mark Robert Gordon

Federal Law Attorney, Stage & Screen Actor/Writer/Director/Producer.

Melissa Huapaya

Friends, Treasurer; Marketing & Business Development Strategist, Canary, a Gould Evans Studio; Arts Advocate; Former Art Program Coordinator, San Diego Co. Regional Airport Authority.

richard goldsmith

Richard Goldsmith

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

Camaron Stevenson

Director of Communications, Arizona Housing Coalition. Expert videographer and video producer. Community leader.