Board Category: Executive Officers 2021-2023


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Natalie Alvarez

Natalie Alvarez has been with the Greater Phoenix Urban League (GPUL) for over 25 years and is now the Chief Operating Officer. She has dedicated her career to working with children and families; the GPUL provides one of the largest Head Start programs in the city of Phoenix, providing services to ...

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Bill Donaldson

Bill’s career started in Seattle in the early 80’s in business banking, with specialized training from the American Institute of Banking (AIB) and a finance degree from Columbia Pacific University. Shortly after, Bill started volunteering in the community with United States Triathlon Series and a few years later, with ...

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Wassy Tesfa

Wassy Tesfa, Executive Director of Pacific Clinics Head Start in Los Angeles, California. Ms. Tesfa is the longest standing Chair of the Region 9 Head Start Association. Under her leadership, Region 9 Head Start Association has grown from a voluntary lead organization with one annual event, to a high impact community ...

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Larry Campbell

As a human rights advocate, Larry deeply cares for people.  He has dedicated his professional career defending the dignity of all persons regardless of age, ethnicity, religion, income, or any other status.  He believes strongly that every family is worthy to receive parenting supports that empower them to raise children ...

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Colleen Versteeg

Colleen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Child and Adolescent Studies and Master’s Degree in Leadership and Organizational Design. She possesses more than 19 years of experience in leading, evaluating, restructuring, and providing professional development opportunities to Early Childhood Education programs across the nation. As a Board Member for both ...

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