Board of Community Advocates

CHDI Board of Community Advocates Co-Chairs:

Frank Valenzuela (co-Chair, Tucson)
Executive Director
Community Investment Co.

Andrew Pacheco (co-Chair, Phoenix)

CHDI Board of Community Advocates Members:

  • Edith Auslander, The University of Arizona Foundation
  • Jacob Bernal, Executive Director,Tucson Indian Center
  • Peter Chan, New York Life Insurance Co.
  • Dr. Nelba R. Chavez, Former Executive Director, La Frontera
  • Clara Curiel, Assistant Professor, Medicine, The University of Arizona Cancer Center
  • Richard Elias, Supervisor, Pima County, District 5
  • Judith Gordon, Associte Professor, Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona
  • Hirsch Handmaker, M.D., President, Ionio Consulting
  • Doug Hirano, Executive Director, Asian Pacific Community in Action
  • Nancy Johnson, RN, PhD, Chief Operating Officer, El Rio Community Health Center
  • Tsianina Lomawaima, American Indian Studies Program, The University of Arizona 
  • Ned Norris, Chairman, Tohono O’odham Nation
  • Kendra Sabol, MEd, MHA, Community Member
  • Fred Taylor, Executive Director, Southwest Prostate Cancer Foundation