• 2020-2021 ABEC Board of Directors

  • ABEC BOARD OFFICERS:

    Chair
    Paul Ulan
    Principal
    Primary Consultants

    Past Chair
    Daniel Leis
    Head of Global Sales & Marketing
    Boxlight

    Vice Chair, Business
    Vispi Karanjia
    Principal 
    Orcutt|Winslow Partnership

    Vice Chair, Education
    Thomas Tyree
    Yuma County School Superintendent

    Treasurer
    Paul Stanton
    Superintendent, Washington Elementary School District

    Secretary
    Kristi Wilson
    Superintendent, Buckeye Elementary School District

     


     

    EDUCATION:

    Arizona Association of School Business Officials
    Brian MeeExecutive Director

    Arizona Education Association
    Joe ThomasPresident

    Arizona K-12 Center
    Kathy WiebkeExecutive Director

    Arizona Rural Schools Association
    John WarrenExecutive Board President

    Arizona School Administrators, Inc.
    Mark JoraanstadExecutive Director

    Arizona School Boards Association
    Sheila Harrison-WilliamsExecutive Director

    Arizona State University
    Carole BasileDean, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

    Buckeye Elementary School District
    Kristi Wilson, Superintendent

    Cave Creek Unified School District
    Cort MonroeSuperintendent

    Challenge Charter School
    Wendy MillerPrincipal and CEO

    Cochise County Schools 
    Jacqui Clay, 
    Superintendent

    Dysart Unified School District
    Quinn Kellis,
    Superintendent

    Glendale Union High School District
    Brian Capistran, 
    Superintendent

    Grand Canyon University
    Tacy Ashby, Senior Vice President, Strategic Educational Alliances

    Littleton Elementary School District
    Roger Freeman, Superintendent 

    Madison Elementary School District
    Kenneth Baca, Superintendent

    Maricopa County Community Colleges
    Eric Leshinskie , Interim Provost

    Maricopa County Schools
    Steve WatsonSuperintendent

    Mesa Public Schools
    Andi Fourlis, Superintendent

    Phoenix Elementary School District
    Larry Weeks, CEO

    Phoenix Union High School District
    Chad Gestson
    Superintendent

    Pima County Schools
    Dustin Williams, 
    Superintendent

    Saddle Mountain Unified School District
    Paul Tighe
    Superintendent

    Teach for America * Phoenix
    Katie Tennessen-HootenExecutive Director

    Tempe Elementary School District
    Christine BuschSuperintendent

    Tucson Unified School District
    Gabriel TrujilloSuperintendent

    Washington Elementary School District
    Paul Stanton, Superintendent

    West-MEC (Western Maricopa Education Center)
    Greg DonovanSuperintendent

    Yuma County Schools 
    Tom Tyree, Superintendent

    Yuma Union High School District 
    Gina ThompsonSuperintendent

    BUSINESS:

    ADM Group, Inc.
    Ben Barcon, Principal

    Boxlight (formerly EOS Education)
    Daniel Leis, Head of Global Sales & Marketing

    Buckeye Valley Chamber of Commerce
    Deanna KupcikPresident & CEO

    Calderon Law Offices PLC
    Ernest Calderon, Attorney

    Cox Communications
    Gene CarlManager Government, Education, & Hospitality

    Economic Independence LLC
    Richard ConditPresident

    Edgenuity
    Monica Gilfillan, Arizona Account Executive

    Hallman & Affiliates, P.C.
    Hugh HallmanManaging Director

    McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
    Steve PoulinProject Director

    Orcutt|Winslow Partnership
    Vispi KaranjiaManaging Partner

    Pilkington Construction
    Clint HarringtonPresident

    Primary Consultants, LLC
    Paul Ulan, Principal

    Schneider Shay Pian & Pittenger Architects (SPS+ Architects)
    Scott Moellenberndt,  Education Liaison

    Sodexo School Services
    Megan EddingtonDirector of Business Development

    Southern Arizona Leadership Council (SALC)
    John PediconeDirector

    Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
    D. Lew Clark, Managing Partner

    Willmeng Contruction
    Jimmy Lindblom, Community Outreach

     

     

     

    COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS:

     

    Center for the Future of Arizona
    Sybil FrancisPresident & CEO
     

    Healthy Future Arizona
    Scott Turner, President & CEO
     

    Valley Interfaith Project
    Joe RubioLead Organizer