Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Ashley Sanchez, President

Director of Marketing and Communications, MD Helicopters


Alejandro Rios, Vice President/Secretary

Operations Manager, Intel Corporation


Chris Melson, Treasurer

Vice President, First Bank


Julie Graham, Member at Large

Director, External Affairs, Dignity Health


Board Members 

Jacqueline Clines

Program Manager, APS


Zachary Cummard

Police Commander, City of Chandler


Jackson Graves

Program Manager, Waymo


Sarah Oglesby-Dunegan
Senior Minister, Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation


Michael Soelberg
Chief of Police, Town of Gilbert


Alexa Whippo
External Communications Manager, Deloitte


Andrew Althoff (Ex Officio)

President, AAA Pallet & Lumber Co.


Trinity Donovan (Ex Officio)




Did you know?

More than 15,000 people received a lifeline of essential, life-changing services and resources at AZCEND last year.




Trinity Donovan, Chief Executive Officer



Andrew Phelan, Finance Director

Sky Williams-Tao, Accounting Associate

Gisela Silva, Accounting Associate


Program Operations

Steve Hewitt, Operations Director

Jackie Cruz, Administrative Assistant

Ariel Baber, Assistant Director of Programs

Paula Knight, Food Bank Manager

Kelly Delgado, Senior Programs Manager, Gilbert Senior Center

Esmeralda Sanchez, Family Resource Center Manager, Heritage Center



Shelley Nelson, Development Director

Daniel Valencia, Development Coordinator

Maddie Lawler, Volunteer Coordinator

Sarah Amstutz, Community Outreach


Did you know?

13,424 food boxes were distributed last year providing 823,590 meals so that none of our neighbors go to bed hungry.