Nicole Fyffe

Nicole Fyffe is Interim Director of Pima County’s Conservation Lands and Resources Department. Nicole joined the County Administrator’s Office in 2001 and oversaw an interdepartmental effort to protect thousands of acres under the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan. Nicole has a …

Clint Mabie, Treasurer

You might say Clint has philanthropy running through his veins. Currently SVP and Community Relationship Manager for Northern Trust, he served the prior ten years as President and CEO of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona and directed poverty-reduction efforts …

George Ruyle, Secretary

George is a noted conservation ranching expert, professor and extension specialist with the University of Arizona’s School of Natural Resources and the Environment.  He holds a doctorate in rangeland science from Utah State, a master’s degree in rangeland management from …

Nanette Pageau

Nanette Pageau

Nanette is a marketing and public relations professional and co-owner of Kaneen Communications.  She has served on the Board of The Community Food Bank, Industrial Development Authority (Tucson) and currently Miracle Square.  Nanette is a native Tucsonan, married to Steve, …

Peggy Rowley

Peggy Rowley is a cattle rancher in Amado, Arizona. She and her husband Jon operate the Santa Lucia portion of Rancho Seco and the Carrow Land and Cattle Company. Peggy earned her Masters in Journalism at the University of Arizona …

Bill Shaw

Bill is Professor Emeritus of Wildlife and Fisheries Science at The University of Arizona School of Natural Resources and the Environment. He is an internationally respected wildlife biologist and has worked on a host of conservation studies in Southern Arizona. …

Karen Riggs

Karen is a civil engineer and represents the third generation of her ranching family. She is raising a family of Future Farmers of America.  Karen is employed by Cochise County as the county engineer.

Charles M. Pettis

Chuck is a Real Estate Consultant at The University of Arizona Foundation, Financial Services. He was raised in California and Tucson. After graduating from college, he lived and worked in Hawaii before returning to Tucson where he has practiced real …

Charlotte Hanson

Charlotte is a conservationist who moved to Sonoita in 2005 from Long Island, New York, and then to Tucson in 2006. She was an administrator and teacher at the National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C. and The Brearley School, New …

Les Corey

Most recently serving as Executive Director for the Arizona Wilderness Coalition and previously Chief Development Officer and Chief Field Operations Officer for National Audubon Society, Les has been a conservation leader for over 35 years. Prior to these positions, Les was …