Εκτελεστική Ομάδα

  • John David Arnold, CEO & Founder

    Σε 1967, , ενώ εργάζονται για το Head Start Program, Ο Δρ. Arnold έγραψε το πρώτο PPEP, Inc. χορηγεί πρόταση που υποβλήθηκε στο Tucson πόλεμος κατά της φτώχειας Πρόγραμμα, που ξεκίνησε από τους Προέδρους Kennedy / Johnson διοικήσεις. Η αρχική χρηματοδότηση ήταν για $19,000, από την οποία αγόρασε το 48 επιβάτης 1957 Σχολικό λεωφορείο Chevrolet είναι γνωστή ως "La Tortuga" (η χελώνα). Ο Δρ. Arnold ήταν ο οδηγός, μηχανικός και δάσκαλος του σχολείου προσδίδουν πρακτικά εκπαιδευτικά διδασκαλίες για να βοηθήσει τα farmworkers Bracero προετοιμαστούν για να είναι παραγωγικοί στην κοινωνία μας. Έχοντας ζήσει στο Μεξικό, κατάλαβε από πρώτο χέρι τι ήταν να ζήσουν και να σπουδάσουν σε μια άγνωστη κοινωνία με διαφορετική γλώσσα και τον πολιτισμό.

    Από το ταπεινό ξεκίνημα του PPEP πλοίο La Tortuga 49 χρόνια, Ο Δρ. Arnold, η PPEP Διοικητικού Συμβουλίου και αφοσιωμένο προσωπικό έχουν επιδιώξει να πραγματοποιήσει τα όνειρα για τη «βελτίωση της ποιότητας ζωής" των αγροτών και των φτωχών αγροτών τους οποίους επισκέφθηκε το λεωφορείο σε αυτά τα πρώτα χρόνια. Το έργο του έχει αναφερθεί ως εθνικά πρότυπα 10 φορές σε U.S. Κογκρέσου Records, συμπεριλαμβανομένων των αναφορών από την US-. Κογκρέσου Udall, Kolbe, Πάστορας, Grijalva, Giffords, και Γερουσιαστές: DeConcini, McCain, Kyl και Enzi του Wyoming. Τα προγράμματα του έχουν τιμηθεί δύο φορές στο Λευκό Οίκο, μεταξύ πολλών άλλων αναγνωρίσεων εθνικό και διεθνές επίπεδο. Του Κογκρέσου των ΗΠΑ, Ed Pastor έγραψε: "Είναι το όραμα και την ενέργειά σας, που μεταμορφώθηκε» La Tortuga »σε μια σημαντική δύναμη για την« Βελτίωση της ποιότητας ζωής στην Αριζόνα και τον κόσμο ". Γερουσιαστής των ΗΠΑ, Mike έγραψε Enzi, "Ίσως να είναι η πλέον καινοτόμος άνθρωπος που ξέρω. Είναι πάντα συναρπαστικό να μάθουν νέα και ενδιαφέροντα σας προκαταβολές, καθώς είναι μια φωνή για τον διακινούμενο farmworker και τα παιδιά τους. "Ο γερουσιαστής Μακέιν δήλωσε:« Τελικά πολύ το μέλλον μας εξαρτάται από προγράμματα όπως PPEP " www.ppep.org.


  • Barbara Coronado, Chief Operations Officer / Διευθυντής Οικονομικών

    Barbara Coronado προσχώρησαν στην διοίκηση PPEP σε 1999; φέρνοντας πάνω 20 χρόνια εμπειρίας στη χρηματοδότηση για τις μη κερδοσκοπικές οργανώσεις. Πριν την ένταξή του PPEP, ήταν ένας ειδικός σύμβασης / Ελέγχου για Υπηρεσίες Κοινότητας των Καθολικών της Νότιας Αριζόνα, Inc. Σε 2002, Barbara διορίστηκε Διευθυντής Οικονομικών για PPEP Inc. υπεύθυνη για τις συνολικές οικονομικές δραστηριότητες της οργάνωσης. Σε 2006 ονομάστηκε ένα Διοικητικός Διευθυντής και διορίζεται στο Ομάδας Διαχείρισης PPEP του.

    Σε 2012 Barbara διορίστηκε ως Chief Operations Officer PPEP του, υπεύθυνη για την καθημερινή λειτουργία όλων των λειτουργιών γραφείου PPEP και τη διαχείριση ημέρα με την ημέρα εργασιών του οργανισμού και την αναφορά τους προς τον Διευθύνοντα Σύμβουλο. Barbara εργάζεται επίσης για να εξασφαλίσει τη συνεχή συντήρηση και ενημέρωση των διαφόρων συστημάτων πληροφοριών και την υποδομή για να παρέχουν ακριβείς και σχετικές προγραμματικές και οικονομικές πληροφορίες.

    Barbara απονεμήθηκε το PPEP Υπάλληλος της χρονιάς στην 2003. Ένας ντόπιος Tucsonan, που δραστηριοποιείται στον τομέα της κοινότητας και εθελοντές της με την παροχή λογιστικών υπηρεσιών και την παροχή βοήθειας σε διάφορες μικρές επιχειρήσεις.


  • Johnson Bia, Ph.D., Πρώτος Διοικητικός Λειτουργός

    Ο Δρ. Johnson Bia is Chief Administrative Officer for Education & Regional Director of PPEP Institute. He re-joined PPEP in July 2014 as a member of the Board of Directors of the PPEP Microbusiness & Housing Development Corporation, and then as an administrator in October 2014. For five years (1987–1992) he served as Executive Director at PPEP and then spent the next 22 χρόνια (1992 2014) as an executive administrator at Pima Community College. At the college he served as Dean for 6 χρόνια, Vice President for 6 years and President for 10 years until his retirement from the state in 2014. Ο Δρ. Bia has been active in numerous organizations at the local, regional and national levels. He conducted several international projects with educational institutions in Mexico, Norway and Denmark. Στο PPEP, he has administrative oversight of PPEP TEC charter high schools statewide and is instrumental in the establishment of a new postsecondary institute. He earned his Doctorate of Philosophy degree from the Iowa State University of Science & Technology in 1986, and Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Arizona. Ο Δρ. Bia is a proud member of the Navajo Nation.


  • Kari Hogan, Πρώτος Διοικητικός Λειτουργός

    Τον Ιούλιο του 1987, Kari άρχισε να εργάζεται με PPEP, Inc. Kari ξεκίνησε την καριέρα της ως Συντονιστής Προγράμματος για τα άτομα με ειδικές ανάγκες αναπτυξιακά προγράμματα και μετά από έξι χρόνια, που στη συνέχεια μεταφέρθηκε στο τμήμα της απασχόλησης και της κατάρτισης, εργάζονται με αγροτών και άλλων μειονεκτούντων πληθυσμών. Καθ 'όλη την τελευταία 29 χρόνια εργασίας με PPEP, Inc. Kari έχει μετακινηθεί μέσα από τις τάξεις και είναι σήμερα Διευθύνων Διοικητικός Λειτουργός. Kari επιβλέπει σήμερα και διαχειρίζεται 10 προγράμματα, 16 επιχορηγήσεις, και 10 γραφεία για την απασχόληση, training, στέγαση, και της εκπαίδευσης σε όλη την περιοχή εννέα νομών; εργάζονται με τόσο νέους και ενήλικες πληθυσμούς μέσω της ομοσπονδιακής, κατάσταση, και προγράμματα νομού. Υποστηρίζει την κίνηση farmworker, δεδομένου ότι συμμετέχει ενεργά σε δύο περιφερειακές ενώσεις, where she is On the RMHI Coalition Board and Secretary/Treasurer of the WAFA Association. Ασχολείται ενεργά με την AFOP National Association και κάθεται στο Εκτελεστικό Συμβούλιο. She sits on WIOA workforce board in Pima County, η Αριζόνα κοινοτική δράση σκάφους, και άλλα κοινότητα συνασπισμούς που υποστηρίζουν τους νέους και ενηλίκους εντός των κοινοτήτων που εξυπηρετεί στην Αριζόνα. Going forward Ms. Hogan is looking to develop a comprehensive youth training facility in the Tucson area incorporating restorative practices.


  • Roxana Gonzalez, Executive Director PPEP Integrated Care

    Roxanna Gonzalez, MA, LISAC, LAC is the Executive Director of PPEP Inc. Integrated Care division. She oversees the Behavioral Health and Intellectual Developmental Disability programs and services provided by PPEP, Inc. Reporting to the C.E.O., she is a key member of the PPEP, Inc. executive management team.

    Roxanna has been employed with PPEP for a combination of 14 years as the Behavioral Health Clinical Director and Clinician. She has many years of management expertise included in her 20 years of providing clinical services to individuals and families in Arizona. She was previously employed as a supervisor with Southeastern Arizona Behavioral Health services where she managed outpatient clinics. In addition, her behavioral health management experiences included employment at Native Images and with the Pascua Yaqui Tribe. She is an Arizona Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor (LISAC), holds a Masters from the U of A in Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from U. of A. with emphasis in child disorders. She received Certificate of Achievement from the U. of A. Hispanic Association, was a four year recipient of the Gebbler Memorial Scholarship and four year honorable mention at the U. of A. Roxanna’s combination of experience, knowledge, licensure and educational achievements in her field, compliment her continued contributions and quality service initiatives she directs. She manages herself and others with the highest level of ethics, integrity, exceptional boundaries and embraces cultural competency and diversity.


  • Jay Diallo, Executive Director PMHDC

    Jay comes to PMHDC from a banking background. He previously worked for Bank of Tucson, beginning there as a teller and quickly moving up to an Assistance Vice President for Commercial Lending. Prior to accepting the role of Executive Director Jay had been very active in providing critical advise to PMHDC as a loan review committee member for over two years.

    Jay Diallo obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science in International Foreign Affairs Relations and a minor in Economics and Business from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Καλιφόρνια. Always striving to grow and further develop, he enrolled and successfully completed a rigorous three-year Master’s level degree in Banking and Leadership from one of the premier post graduate level banking schools in the country, Pacific Coast Banking School in Seattle, Washington.

    On a leadership level, Jay has been very active in so many different ways and capacities in serving our community. For example, as the current President of the Rotary Club of Tucson Sunrise, Jay has been very instrumental in coordinating service projects in our community including volunteering for the community food bank, Tucson Diamond Children’s Hospital, Ben’s Bell, to name only a few. In addition to Rotary, Jay is also the current Board Chairman of the PPEP Inc. Foundation. T. Jay Diallo is also the founder and CEO of a nonprofit organization called Global Children’s Fund (www.globalchildrensfund.org) dedicated to providing access to education and basic needs for children from impoverished communities around the world. While balancing career and community involvement, Jay also demonstrates leadership skills at home as he is most dedicated to his family. He is a loving husband and proud father of two.

     


  • Jacob Herrington, Executive Director of Property, Insurance and Housing

    In June 2016 Jacob (Jake) Herrington was named Executive Director of Property Management, New Construction, New Development, Transportation and Property Insurance for PPEP, Inc.

    Jake Herrington began his career in the multifamily property management industry in Tucson. Over his twenty five years of on-site management, Jake was privileged to work with two of the most esteemed property management firms in Tucson, both Accredited Management Organization® (AMO®) firms. He was charged with turning around troubled assets as well as overseeing large luxury apartment communities. Over the course of his career, Jake was the recipient of many achievement awards, including the Administrative PPEP Employee of the Year in 2012.

    Σε 2008, he was one of two finalists for Manager of the Year awarded by the Arizona Multi-housing Association. Jake has made a difference in each role that he has held and is focused on surpassing expectations in all of his endeavors.

    In conjunction with his new role, Jake will continue to serve as a member of the PPEP & Affiliates Inc. executive management team and lead PPEP & Affiliates Inc.’s efforts in corporate planning and operations of Single Family, Multi-Family Housing and New Commercial Development projects and assist in the planning efforts in corporate planning and operations.


  • Marta Vargas, Chief Administrative Officer/Director of Human Resources

    MartaMartibrings many years of human resources executive management, organizational development, and business operations experience to her role of Human Resources Director for PPEP, Inc. Under her leadership, human resources promotes a work environment that is known for fair treatment of staff, open communication, personal accountability, trust and mutual respect. In addition to her many years in for profit organizations, she has dedicated more than 17 years of her professional career to non-profits and social services.

    Throughout her career in human resources and business working in Arizona and California, she has been employed in technical, service and industrial business sectors. Her nonprofit experiences included employment with community, social and integrated health agencies.

    She has served on the Boards of LaFrontera Arizona, Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Hispanic Women’s Corporation, and currently a volunteer Board Member at ICS- Interfaith Community Services in Tucson.

    Marti fulfills her personal and professional goals with lifetime achievements and dedication to her profession in human resources. She is an advocate for the betterment of communities, its members and employees. Marti enjoys being a force of change to help people realize dreams and bring dignity to those who embrace the challenges.

    Marti is a proud Tucsonense. As a life-long learner, she has attended Western International University and other Arizona colleges in pursuit of continued education in business administration and HR management. She is certified in various HR specialties and a certified trainer in leadership and supervisory development and in cultural competency courses.


  • Robert Riggs, Executive Director of Information Technology

    Robert Riggs started at PPEP in 1999 as a Student Record and Recording Specialist. He replaced the old student attendance reporting program with the new and present MIS/School Master program, connecting PPEP Tech High School directly to the Arizona Department of Education. Σε 2001 he transitioned to the IT department where he was a Computer Technician. Σε 2006 he was appointed to the position of Information Technology Director. Robert was promoted to Executive Director for Information Technology in 2017. Robert was elected PPEP Employee of the Year for the administration department in 2004. Σε 2005 he was awarded the PPEP Overall Employee for all of PPEP Inc.

    Throughout the 17 years with PPEP he has been involved in many projects. Some tasks include working with the IT team in setting up and maintaining school computers, δρομολογητές, διακόπτες, servers, Wi-Fi, κλπ.. The IT team is responsible for Anti-Virus protection, Firewalls, Windows updates, Backups, Inventory, Cisco VoIP phones, and support of over 600 υπολογιστές, Chromebooks, Laptops, and peripherals. Internationally Robert supervises the Project EIC (Eliminating Computer Illiteracy) in Ghana Africa which is directed by Walter Edem. Prior to working for PPEP Robert was employed by TUSD.

    Some of Robert’s accomplishments include being President of the local FFA and Vice President of the local 4-H. He earned the State Farmer degree in 1983. Σε 1991, Robert not only became a GM Master Mechanic, but he earned the maximum score on the assessment. He also earned the ASE Certified Master Mechanic Degree, which is the highest status available in the automotive industry. He continued his education at Pima Community College and the University of Arizona with two degrees in Microcomputer Technology and LAN/WAN system specialist. Robert grew up on a family ranch 20 miles outside of Willcox. Along with his parents, he maintained the ranch with an average of 200 head of cattle. Robert continues to assist his dad with running the ranch.