Meet Our Staff

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 of Directors

Special Olympics of Arizona Staff

Ryan Betcher

Regional Area Director

Rubett Garcia

Mountain Area Director

Holly Thompson

Coronado Area Director

Thomas Miranda

Palo Verde Area Director

Nick Staloch

Four Peaks Area Director

Len Gutman

Chief Development & Marketing Officer

Mike Burnett

Director of Law Enforcement Torch Run

Joe Curran

Development Coordinator, Law Enforcement Torch Run

Nyssa Miccio

Area Development Director

Keri Cordon

Grants Coordinator

Meghan Mullin

Volunteer Coordinator

Tarren Kramer

Development Specialist

Doug Taylor

Chief Financial Officer

Mary Christensen

Finance Manager

Lori Ramsey

Executive Assistant

Atheana Lizarraga

Administrative Assistant

Tiffany Kepney

Data Entry Coordinator

Shelby Evenson

Director of Program Operations

Laura Forsell

Vice President, Programs & Operations

Amanda Metcalf, MPH

Director of Support Programs

Seamus O'Brennan

Assets Manager

Shae Knowlton

Unified Champion Schools Coordinator

Gianna Zola

Senior Coordinator Health & Advocacy

Hannah Stewart

Programs Assistant

Robyn Simpson

Programs Specialist

Ronny Jones

Programs Assistant

Digital Production – Hector Gonzalez

Volunteer Management – Zane Winston

Regional Programs – Sylvester Howard III

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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