Phoenix Division Contacts

Media Relations:

Satara Williams, Director, Communications and Marketing (602) 414-5341

For national media inquiries, please call (214) 706-1173

Additional Media Resources: AHA National Newsroom, opens in new window). Includes our national news releases and multi-media resources
Heart and Stroke Statistics
Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia


Phoenix Leadership:

Debra Wilson, Executive Director / 602-414-5337

Narissa Camacho, Vice President, Development / 602-414-5358

Kerrin Kleinschmidt, Vice President, Health / 602-414-5344

Theresa Hoge, Vice President, Youth Market / 520-917-7523

Suzanne Bartlett, Associate Executive Vice President


2019 - 2020 Board of Directors 

Board Leadership:

Deborah Bateman - Chair
National Bank of Arizona, Vice Chairman
Term: 2018-2022
Martha Gulati, MD - President
University of Arizona, College of Medicine; Banner University Medicine Cardiovascular Institute - Chief of Cardiology, Physician Executive Director
Term: 2016-2022

Board Members:

Rachel Bond, MD
Dignity Health; Sun State Cardiology
Medical Director, Women's Heart Health
Term: 2019-2021 

Camille Casteel, PhD
Chandler Unified School District
Term: 2019-2021

Jacob A. Chavez, PhD
Community Philanthropist
Term: 2017-2021

Rick DeGraw - Leadership Development Chair
Community Philanthropist
Term: 2016-2020

Max Gonzales
Chicanos Por La Causa - Executive Vice President and COO
Term: 2015-2020

Katherine Kenny, PhD
Arizona State University, College of Nursing and Health Innovation - Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Term: 2016-2020

Justin Kelton - Immediate Past-Chair
McCarthy Building Companies, Executive Vice President
Term: 2015-2020
Linda Scott
Freeport-McMoRan Inc. - Vice President, Corporate Human Resources
Term: 2016-2020

Megan Sharpiro
Laboratory Sciences of Arizona/Sonora Quest Laboratories - Vice President, Hospital Operations
Term: 2019-2021

Michael Tilton
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona - General Manager, Commercial Segment
Term: 2019-2021

Aye Win, MD - Immediate Past-President
Arizona Heart Institute -Cardiologist 
Term: 2016-2020