Meet Our Team

Dedicated to providing opportunities

Special Olympics Arizona is led by dedicated staff with various backgrounds. Their goal is to provide athletes with opportunities, promote awareness, and provide support to the community.

Board and Councils

Special Olympics Arizona Staff

Lisa Ball

Director, River Area

Rubett Garcia

Director, Mountain and Northern Monument Area

Nick Dinsmore

Director, Coronado Area

Thomas Miranda

Manager, Unified Sports

Sean Williams

Manager, Palo Verde Area

Mike Burnett

Director, Law Enforcement Torch Run

Joe Curran

Development Coordinator, Law Enforcement Torch Run

Nyssa Miccio

Director, Development and Marketing

Keri Cordon

Senior Coordinator, Grants

Meghan Mullin

Senior Coordinator, Development

Tarren Kramer

Specialist, Development

Heather Turkes

Coordinator, Volunteer Engagement

Doug Taylor

Chief Financial Officer

Mary Christensen

Director, Finance

Kristina Le

Executive Assistant
Staff member Tiffany Kepney

Tiffany Kepney

Administrative Assistant

Rachel K

Administrative Assistant & Database Coordinator.

Shelby Evenson

Director, Program Operations

Laura Forsell

Vice President, Programs & Operations

Amanda Metcalf, MPH

Director, Support Programs

Seamus O'Brennan

Manager, Assets and Equipment

Shae Knowlton

Manager, Unified Champion Schools

Gianna Zola

Senior Coordinator, Health & Advocacy

Robyn Simpson

Coordinator, Digital Resources & Operations

Saul Lugo

Specialist, Athlete Leadership

Payton Bermann

Specialist, Unified Champion Schools

UCS/Esports – Jameson Gorman

Sex Education & Health Relationships – Rachel Gallagher

Health & Advocacy Intern – Rachel Stearns

Interested in any of our open positions? Apply here!

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