在 1967, 而工作先声夺人计划, 博士. 阿诺德写的第一PPEP, 公司. 发放扶贫计划提交给途胜战的建议, 这是由总统肯尼迪/约翰逊政府发起. 最初的资金是用于 $19,000, 从他买了 48 乘客 1957 被称为“香格里拉托尔”雪佛兰校车 (乌龟). 博士. 阿诺德是司机, 技工学校和老师传授实用的教育教导，帮助短工农场工人作好准备，也能在我们的社会. 经住在墨西哥, 他了解第一手这是什么生活，用不同的语言和文化研究在一个陌生的社会.
从PPEP的卑微登上香格里拉托尔 49 几年前, 博士. 阿诺德, 董事和专职工作人员的PPEP董事会寻求开展梦想“提高生活质量”的农业工人和农村贫困人参观了公交车在那些成长期. 他的作品已被列为国家模式 10 在中美次. 国会纪录, 其中引用了中美. 国会议员尤德尔, 科尔贝, 牧师, 格里哈尔瓦, 吉福兹, 和参议员: DeConcini, 麦凯恩, 凯尔和怀俄明州的恩兹. 在白宫他的计划已经两度荣获, 在众多其他认可在国内和国际. 美国国会议员, 埃德牧师写道“这是你的眼光和能量转化的”香格里拉托尔“成为一个主要的力量”提高生活在亚利桑那州的品质与世界“. 美国参议员, 迈克·恩兹写, “你可能是最具创新性的人，我知道. 它总是迷人的，学习新的和有趣的进展, 加上正在为移民农场工人和他们的孩子们的声音。“参议员麦凯恩表示，”最终，很多我们的未来依赖于诸如PPEP计划“ www.ppep.org.
芭芭拉·科罗纳多加盟PPEP的管理 1999; 带来了 20 年财务经验，在非营利组织. 加盟PPEP前, 她是亚利桑那州南部的一个天主教社区服务合同/审计专家, 公司. 在 2002, 芭芭拉被任命为财务总监为PPEP公司. 负责组织的整体财务运作. 在 2006 她被任命为行政总裁及委任到PPEP的管理团队.
在 2012 芭芭拉被任命为PPEP首席运营官, 负责的日常运作，所有PPEP办公室职能和管理该组织的日常的日常运作及行政总裁报告. 芭芭拉也可以确保持续的各种信息系统和基础设施的维护和更新，提供准确和相关的方案和财务信息.
芭芭拉被授予PPEP的的年度最佳员工 2003. 一个土生土长Tucsonan的, 她是活跃在她的社区和志愿者通过各种小企业提供会计服务和援助.
博士. Johnson Bia is Deputy CEO of PPEP Inc., 大型非营利性综合服务组织，致力于农村和国际化发展. PPEP是六个特许高中的持证者和两个上线高中. PPEP programs include micro-business lending, 雇用 & 成人培训 & 青春, 青年构建, 农场工人计划, 住宅开发, 高级住宅, 社会/人性化服务, 行为健康咨询, 发育障碍的儿童之家, 预防方案，并在墨西哥国际项目, 加纳, 尼日利亚, Liberia, 喀麦隆和索马里. 七月比亚重新加入PPEP 2014 as a member of the Board of Directors of PPEP Microbusiness & 房屋开发公司, and then as Chief Administrative Officer and then as Deputy CEO. During 1987–1992 Bia served as Executive Director of PPEP Rural Business Development Corporation operating six postsecondary institutes PPEP Training for Employment Centers (的TEC) and State Director of Migrant & 季节性农场工人计划. 中 1992 – 2014 Bia served as Executive Administrator with Pima Community College (Dean – 6 岁月, Vice President – 6 years and President – 10 岁月) until his retirement in June 2014. He has an earned 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.
在众多的成就和奖励, 表彰包括披披卡帕, 阿尔法泽塔, 阿尔法头阿尔法, 优秀研究生, Graduate Student Senate, Outstanding Academic Achievement & Community Service Awards, Outstanding Alumni Awards, LULAC国家总统表彰, 皮马县职业 & 名人堂技术教育厅, 名人堂PPEP雇农大厅, 与“卓越”两次承认从皮马社区学院, 和“挑战与机遇期面向当代土著美国人,”发表在道德萨米和土著研究, 卡拉约卡, Norway 2008.
博士. Bia is active in numerous local, state and national organizations. Bia serves as statewide President of Arizona Alternative Education Consortium, Board Secretary of Arizona Interagency Farmworker Coalition, active member of Arizona Town Hall, Arizona Rural Human Services Network, and Behavioral Health Committee of Refugee Integrated Service Providers Network. Bia previously served 10 年的皮马县劳动力投资委员会, was instrumental in the establishment of Pima County JTED, served as board member of Arizona Private School Association, and served as Accreditation/Re-Accreditation team member of Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCES) and North Central Association (NCA) 对于院校. 在国家层面上，他是有活性的美国社区学院协会, 全国理事会劳动力教育, 劳动力发展研究所, 全国委员会的继续教育 & Training, 和社区学院创业协会. He conducted numerous international projects with educational institutions in Mexico, Norway and Denmark. He also served as Societal Consultant to numerous architectural firms in planning, designing and constructing comprehensive health care facilities and educational facilities in Native American communities. 博士. Bia’s expertise is in strategic planning, program development, 资源开发, community/business partnerships, student learning outcomes and organizational development. 博士. Bia is the son of a Navajo Code Talker and is a proud member of the Navajo Nation.
在七月 1987, 卡里的开始与PPEP工作, 公司. 卡里担任项目协调员发育障碍的程序，六年后开始了她的职业生涯, 她然后转移到就业和培训师, 工作与农场工人和其他弱势人群. 在过去的 29 年与PPEP工作, 公司. 卡里已经通过移动的行列，目前是一个行政主任. 目前卡里监督和管理 10 节目, 16 补助, 和 10 就业办公室, 训练, 住房, 整个九县区域和教育; 通过联邦青年和成年人群, 州, 和县计划. 她支持农工运动, 她积极参与两个区域协会, where she is On the RMHI Coalition Board and Secretary/Treasurer of the WAFA Association. 她积极参与AFOP国家协会和坐在执行局. She sits on WIOA workforce board in Pima County, 亚利桑那州社区行动局, 和其他社区的联盟，支持社区内的青年和成年人，她在亚利桑那州. Going forward Ms. Hogan is looking to develop a comprehensive youth training facility in the Tucson area incorporating restorative practices.
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, 公司. Reporting to the C.E.O., she is a key member of the PPEP, 公司. 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. 此外, 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 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, 加州. 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.
In June 2016 Jacob (Jake) Herrington was named Executive Director of Property Management, New Construction, New Development, Transportation and Property Insurance for PPEP, 公司.
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.
在 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.
Rosemary obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management at the University of Arizona, Eller College of Management in 2001. After working for a few local Non-Profit organizations in various roles, Rosemary joined PPEP in May of 2006 as a Senior Benefits & Compensation Analyst. 在 2009 she was awarded PPEP Employee of the Year. And was also honored as the PPEP Overall Employee of the Year in 2014. 在 2016 she was promoted to Benefits Manager and in 2018 she became the Director of Human Resources.
Rosemary oversees over 400 employees, while improving their lives and continuing the legacy of the PPEP mission. She manages herself and others with the highest level of ethics and integrity.
As a current member of SHRM, she is actively involved in the community’s well-being of others, both on and off the job. She is a native Tucsonan who enjoys outdoor activities, her family, baking and traveling.
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. 在 2001 he transitioned to the IT department where he was a Computer Technician. 在 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. 在 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, 路由器, 开关, 服务器, Wi-Fi, etc. The IT team is responsible for Anti-Virus protection, Firewalls, Windows updates, Backups, Inventory, Cisco VoIP phones, and support of over 600 电脑, 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. 在 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.
女士. Bass serves as Executive Director of Prevention for PPEP and is the founder and Director of the Pima County Community Prevention Coalition. She has a Master’s degree from ASU College of Public Programs, with a Policy, Administration and Community (PAC) major. Having 23 years’ experience working in youth and family services in positions as facilitator, coordinator, trainer, manager and director, 女士. Bass has effectively managed multiple grants from the local, county, state and federal levels and programs and projects covering a broad reach of the community. 在 2006, 女士. Bass began the Pima County Community Prevention Coalition through a SPF-SIG grant from AZ GOYFF, which continues to thrive and serve as Pima County’s largest prevention coalition. 在 2007, 女士. Bass started the Drug Free Communities Coalition in Amado, AZ and over the past 11 岁月, brought multiple funded projects in to serve this rural community. 女士. Bass writes grants to maintain the prevention programs and oversees all PPEP youth substance misuse prevention operations. 女士. Bass also serves as the field supervisor for ASU Social Work Interns and serves as an adjunct faculty for the ASU School of Social Work. Her passion lays in creating collaborative partnerships to prevent underage drinking and other drug use among youth to prevent addiction and its negative impact on individuals, families and the community.
Wayne Tucker is the Superintendent of PPEP TEC High School, a network of six alternative high school campuses stretching across Southern Arizona. The mission of PTHS is to provide innovative, high quality educational opportunities to students whose needs have not been met by traditional schools and who are at risk of disengaging from the educational system. Wayne began his academic career as a biology student in his home state of Florida but transferred to Bennington College, in Vermont, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy, concentrating in epistemology and cognitive systems. Some years later, he earned a Master of Secondary education degree from the University of Arizona and has been devoted to the study of Alternative Education throughout his entire teaching career.
Wayne was a member the first teacher team at Buena High School’s Alternative Learning Center, located in Sierra Vista, AZ, which was subsequently designated an Exemplary Program by the Arizona Department of Education and included for national replication in its Dropout Prevention Toolkit. He has turned around high school programs in Douglas and Bisbee, where he served as a Lead Teacher and Department Head, respectively. He is also a board member of the Arizona Alternative Education Consortium and has been appointed by the Arizona State Board of Education to its Alternative Accountability Technical Advisory Committee. Since moving into the role of Superintendent of PTHS, Wayne has committed himself to developing leadership capacity within the sites and fostering a culture of safety, support and intellectual challenge.