Presenting the AIGA Arizona Board of Director Nominees for 2016-2017

All chapter members have the opportunity to vote on the proposed board slate before the new members are ratified. Your vote will be cast for the entire slate as a whole, with a two-thirds majority of the membership required for election. Votes not returned by the membership will be considered “Approved.”

We welcome you to review our board structure and nominees below. Please submit your vote by Friday, July 15, 2016.

Board of Director Nominees


Executive Committee

Liz Magura
Senior UX/UI Design Lead, University of Phoenix

Vice President
Kyle Larkin
Partner, Extra Small Design
Adjunct Faculty, Arizona State University

Chapter Manager
Amy Robinson
Designer, Arizona Cardinals

Director of Finance
Kathy Morgan
President and Creative Director, Morgan and Company

Vice President, Tucson
Susan Seeley Roe
Owner and Art Director, Smart Pop Creative



Tucson Director
Jennifer Yamnitz
Director of Marketing & Communications, College of Social & Behavioral Sciences at The University of Arizona

Flagstaff Director
John Gialanella
Lecturer of Visual Communications, NAU, AIGA Student Group Faculty Adviser

In-House Director
Marissa Groom
Production Manager for Design, Heard Museum

Design for Good Director
Anika Bausom
UX Designer, Pearson

Programs Director
Brittany Baker
Designer, Universal Technical Institute

Phoenix Design Week Director
Liz Magura
Senior UX/UI Design Lead, University of Phoenix

Education and Mentorship Director
Sheila Schumacher
Director of Digital Design Department, Assistant Professor
Grand Canyon University

Communications Director
Elizabeth Hallbeck
Social Media Manager, Sitewire

Membership Director
Kathy Karrys
Owner and Creative Director, Kathy Karrys Design Inc.

Sponsorship Director
Danielle Knotts
Owner, 1.618creative


Advisory Board

Niki Blaker
Owner and Design Strategist, Five Sigma Studio
Presidents Council Chair, AIGA

Marvin Forte
Owner, BravoForte

Paul Svancara
Senior Art Director, Riester

James Archer
Chief Creative Officer, Crowd Favorite

Patricia Tompkins
Senior Art Director, Sitewire

Larissa Scordato-Solomon
Digital Project Manager,

Marc Oxborrow
Creative Director, Casual Astronaut

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Published July 13, 2016
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