Advisory Boards

Our advisory board members play a key role in guiding the Steele Children's Research Center. Our members are active and dedicated members of the Tucson and Phoenix community, and their support is invaluable to raising awareness and vital research funds to enable the Steele Children's Research Center to continue to help children. We couldn't do it without these fabulous folks!

2019-2020 Tucson Advisory Board Members

Cathy Hutchens 
Chair

 

Active Members:

Peter Backus 
Cathie Batbie-Loucks
Travis Boswell
Ginny Clements
Laura DiChristofano
Mary Drachman 
DeeAnne Gibbons
John P. Lewis
Jeannine Mason
Sandy Maxfield
Kathy Orr
John Payne
Jeff Ronstadt
Mick Rusing
Dian Rutin
Judy Smedes
Louise Thomas

 

Honorary Members:

Ken Adams (AZ Elks Major Projects)
Katie Murdoch (AZ Elks Major Projects)
Kathy Elsesser (Kids of Steele)
Steve Rosenburg (Father's Day Council Tucson)
Tammy Ryan (PANDA)

 

Life Members:

Joan Diamond*
Virginia Furrow, MD*
Maxine Henig
Dorothy Novak*
Cele Peterson*
Larry Ring
Peggy Rowley 
Louise Thomas
Lynn Taussig, MD
Maurice Zee*

*Deceased

 

2019-2020 Kids of Steele Board

Kathy Elsesser
President
Sasha Clements 
Secretary
Ragan Edwards 
Treasurer

 

Active Members 

Liana Assenmacher
Amber Breton
Jaclyn Callahan
Liz Cracchiolo
Diana Croce
Phaedra Horkey
Jenny Horn 
Wendy Kurtin
Julie Muehlebach
Lacey Nagao
Kelly Perks
Michelle Rooney
Anne Rounds
 

Sustaining Members 

Cecie Davenport 
Lucinda Peralta
Megan Robertson 

2019-2020 Phoenix Women’s Board of the Steele Children’s Research Center


PANDA Officers:

Tammy Ryan 
President

Erin Ashby
President-elect

Mandi Schnepf 
Vice President

Kim Willems 
Secretary

Torie Hackett
Treasurer

Sandy Hobbs 
Past President

 

Active Members:

Christina Ackerman
Erin Ashby
Carri Baca 
Jackie Baumgarten
Laura Beardsley
Megan Bert
Candace Bianco
Teri Bockting
Myriah Bonsall
Monica Brown 
Colleen Chester 
Kendall Chester 
Meredith Christensen
Robyn DeBell
Heather Driscoll
Natalie Eisenberg
Jamee Emens 
Nathalie Estes
Melissa Eustice 
Katie Evarkiou
Amy Forsythe
Christie Frakes
Stacy Frakes
Lacy Francisco
Katy Freudenberg
Sarah Frey
Courtney Gaintner
Allison Gloyd
Michelle Gulbas
Penny Gunning 
Torie Hackett
Emily Helm
Katie Kent
Katie Kerrigan
Lindsay Perry Kesler 
Jules Koechling
Leslie Lehr  
Colleen Luke 
Lori Macleod 
Stacy Medeiros
Marissa Medley 
Francesca Miller
Kerry Moreland
Lindsey Pakis 
Chandra Petelin
Sarah Ragland
Samantha Rice
Ashley Richardson 
Tara Ritchie
Kelly Ross
Ashlyn Rowe
Tammy Ryan
Mandi Schnepf
Deanna Sheedy
Kristin Struble 
Noelle Swiergol
Heather Terveen
Rachel Troyan
Kelly Vasbinder
Amy Vasquez
Catherine Western
Katie Weston
Kim Willems
 

Golden PANDAs:

Sydney Anderson
Trisha Anthony
Tifanny Anton
Lisa Barnes
Nancy Berge
Charlene Berge-Blum
Carolyn Bosworth
Alexandra Boyle
Kelly Bramlett
Whitney Brittain
Bradford Brohard 
Judy Burke 
Shelby Burley 
Anne Burns 
Heather Buttelmann
Emily Calihan
Sarah Carlenzoli
Jackie Ceran 
Lauren Charpio
Katie Chester
Kyle Christensen
Muffie Churchill
Joan Colangelo
Kylie Cook
Carrie Cook 
Janey Henze Cook
Heidi Coupland
Tina Curran
Christy Dean
Ann Denk
Kari Denk 
Erika Dickey
Jacquie Dorrance
Jennifer Dougherty
Debbi Douglas
Suellen Edens
Kay Eskridge
Meghan Fable
Geri Farr
Pam Fitzgerald 
Teresa Frevola
Jennifer Gaona
Dana Gapusan
Shauna Gliss 
Lora Golke
Ruthann Grace
Melinda Gulick
Megan Hackbarth
Lindsay Hansen
Whitney Heglie 
Tori Heintzelman
Stephanie Helsten
Nancy Hepburn
Megan Hink
Karen Hobbs
Michelle Hobbs
Sandy Hobbs
Katie Hobgood
Ruth Ann Hornaday
Mary Hudak
Jennifer Irby
Allison Irwin 
Angela Isacksen 
Catherine Jacobson
Kerry Jameson
Jennifer Karas 
Lori Kelly
Melissa Kenly
Kelly Kirke
Cathy Kleeman
Dottie Kobik
Julie Koeth
Jamie Krell 
Michelle Larmore 
Abby Leadon 
Wendy Lentz
Jacque Linaman
Laura Louis 
Amy Mahoney
Lisa Mallender
Sara Masciandaro 
Beth Matthews 
Lizabeth Matthews
Traci Mead
Kelly Miller 
Carey Musil
Anastasia Olson
Kathey Plenge
Katherine Polachek
Lara Polachek
Tiffany Quayle
Ashley Ragan
Jordan Ragland 
Judy Ray
Vicki Richardson
Gabrielle Rife 
Laurie Ritt
Kathy Ritt
Katrina Schaefer
Carol Schmidt 
Mary Lynn Schmidt 
Gretchen Schubert 
Judy Schubert 
Brigette Sebald 
Judy Shannon
Kori Shapiro
Stephanie Slaughter
Sarah Slessman
Allison Small 
Susie Small
Tracy Smith 
Sarah Smith 
Lynne Sonntag 
Anne Spellman 
Kristi Spiekerman 
Katie Stoll
Jennifer Thinnes 
Sandi Thomas
Kati Travelle
Gerri Tsantilas
Kristin Ulrich
Sharon Ulrich 
Tammy Underwood 
Kathy Van Arsdale 
Kathy Walker 
Michelle Walker 
Karin Weiler 
Nancy White 
Linda Whitney
Lindsey Williams
Allie Wilmink
Susan Wissink 
Jaime Wright
Lori Xeller 
Helen Yeung 
 

Founders:

Robyn DeBell
Penny Gunning

 

Honorary:

Micheline Etkin
Letitia Frye
Joan Ghishan
Allison Tyler Jones
Lori Stratton 
 

In Memory:

Suellen Edens, Shawn Reaves, Carol Waldrop