History

2014

The inaugural statewide Arizona Health Equity Conference is launched. A Planning Committee of 8 non-profit organizations organizes it collaboratively, with 275 attendees from around the state.

2015

Overwhelmingly positive feedback confirms this conference will become annual. Planning Committee grows to 10 members, and attendance surpasses 300.

2016

Momentum grows and a scientific poster session is added. Planning Committee grows to 15 non-profits, with over 300 attendees representing all areas of Arizona.

Champions

2014

The Arizona Health Equity Conference has been possible due to community champions who founded and have served on the Planning Committee. Appreciation goes to current and past members for their dedication, passion, and commitment: 

Kim Barnes, MPH; Chara Chamie, MPH; Hong Chartrand, MPA; Wanda DeCrow; Pamela Garcia-Filion, PhD, MPH; Marisue Garganta; Sharon Jaycox, MHA; Jill Lemna, MBA, CCRC; Toni Means, MBA, HCM; Farhia Omar, MPH; RJ Shannon; Wendy Wolfersteig, PhD; Daniella Yaloz; Ranay Yarian, MA, CCRC; Special Advisor: Dr. Scott Leischow; MC: Marion Kelly

2015

Kim Barnes, MPH; Chara Chamie, MPH; Hong Chartrand, MPA; Wanda DeCrow; Marisue Garganta; Lisa Hardy, PhD; Jill Lemna, MBA, CCRC; Toni Means, MBA, HCM; Farhia Omar, MPH; Teresa Pena, MEd, CHI; Rebecca Ragar, MPH; Kristie Robinson; RJ Shannon; Daniella Smith; Wendy Wolfersteig, PhD; Ranay Yarian, MA, CCRC; Special Advisor: Dr. Scott Leischow; Conference Intern: Ashurina Alkais; MC: Marion Kelly

2016

Kim Barnes, MPH; Brian Browne, MS, CSA; Chara Chamie, MPH; Hong Chartrand, MPA; Shayna Diamond; Marisue Garganta; Raquel Gutierrez, PhD, MPH; Lisa Hardy, PhD; Tiffaney Isaacson MBA; Jill Lemna, MBA, CCRC; William Lester, MPH; Toni Means, MBA, HCM; Farhia Omar, MPH; Teresa Pena, MEd, CHI; Kristie Robinson; RJ Shannon; Kate Whelihan, MPH; Wendy Wolfersteig, PhD; Special Advisor: Dr. Scott Leischow; Intern support: Ashley Tallman; MC: Marion Kelly

Questions

 Please contact info@azhequityconf.org