Scottsdale Leadership Announces New Appointments to Board of Directors

Appointees further strengthen community presence, volunteerism and impact
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - July 21, 2021 - PRLog -- Scottsdale Leadership, a non-profit civic organization with more than 1,200 alumni, is proud to announce the full slate of officers for 2021-2022 having elected Michelle Warren to serve for one term as the president of its board of directors.

"Michelle has served on the board for several years and brings over 30 years of adult education, strategic planning, continuous improvement and for-profit management experience to Scottsdale Leadership.  Michelle's expertise in processes and procedures will enable us to emerge stronger as we enter our second year of a three-year strategic plan," said Lee Ann Witt, executive director.

Scottsdale Leadership features a challenging nine-month program designed to educate participants about all facets of their community, its services and organizations. Graduates have gone on to serve on the Scottsdale City Council, boards and commissions and in leadership roles for many non-profit organizations.

"As we begin our 36th year, we are steadfastly focused on our mission to empower leaders to champion and strengthen the interests of the community.  Our board of directors plays an essential guiding role, bringing talent, expertise, and energy to the organization," said Warren.

Executive Committee members serving include:
  • President-elect, Sarah Kearney, Class 30; Experience Scottsdale
  • Past President, Andi Robertson, Class 30; Reaching Branch Foundation
  • Treasurer, Karen Armknecht, Class 22; Chicanos por la Causa
  • Secretary, Erin Gerace, Class 33; Nationwide Insurance

2021-2022 Directors:
  • Alleson Dunaway, Class 31; Experience Scottsdale
  • Andy Greenwood, Class 34; Macerich
  • Anne Semerar-Gwin, Class 34; Nationwide Insurance
  • Chad Arruda, Class 33; Windom Security
  • Colleen Katz, Class 34; Pictures in Pixels Photography
  • Jane Blacker, Class 19; Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty
  • Jenna Kohl, Class 34; DC Ranch Community Council
  • Joanna Peyton, Class 28; Accumen
  • John Stamper, Class 35; Clorox Healthcare
  • Jolynn Clarke, Class 10; Retired, formerly Salt River Project
  • Kate Gibson, Class 30; Amazon
  • Melanie Campbell, Class 33; Healthy LifeStars
  • Michael Wills, Class 33; HomeSmart International

Since 1986, Scottsdale Leadership has graduated over 1,200 individuals who are prepared to take on leadership roles across our communities. Through powerful, transformative experiences during its leadership development programs, Scottsdale Leadership enhances the ability of leaders and creates engaged citizens who ensure a sustainable future for our community. For more information call Scottsdale Leadership at 480-627-6710 or visit

Lee Ann Witt; Scottsdale Leadership
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