Introducing the 2018-19 Board of Directors
Susan is the Director of Volunteers for the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services Arizona Bar Foundation and engages volunteers to assist with the legal services and Law-Related Education programs administered by the Foundation. Her credentials include Certified Volunteer Administrator and Non-Profit Administration. She has been with the Foundation since 1996, and her background covers over 25 years of working with non-profit organizations, including volunteer administration, training, victim assistance, and serving on various Board of Directors, including MADD and Sojourner Center. She is currently serving her 2nd term as Treasurer of the Association of Volunteer Administration of Central Arizona.
Being in community with some of the most generous and caring individuals I know is the reason my passion centers around volunteer engagement. I LOVE my job and the people it brings into my life on a daily basis. Together we make a difference in the lives of those we touch!
I am the mother of twin daughters and find such joy being a grandmother to my “snuggle puppy” grandson!
Jenny currently serves as the Director of Volunteer Engagement for Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest. She is a proud U of A grad and has served as a volunteer manager for 12.5 years. Jenny earned her CVA (Certified Volunteer Administrator certification) in 2010. She served on the board of the Southern Arizona Volunteer Manager’s Association (SAVMA) from 2006 to 2011 and this is her second term on the AVACA board.
As a lifelong volunteer herself, Jenny’s favorite projects include mentoring newly resettled refugees to the U.S. and serving as a foster parent.
Michele is a Member Support Executive for the Girl Scouts-Arizona Cactus-Pine Council. She supports the Girl Scout Volunteers in Mesa, Apache Junction, Gold Canyon, Globe, Miami, San Carlos, Peridot, Parker and Lake Havasu City. She has been with the Girl Scouts for 21 years as both a Girl Scout, Troop Leader, Service Team Member and now as a staff member. She is new to the board this year, support the website in her spare time.
I am always telling everyone, I love my job and I love my life! I have never been in a better space!