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 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 & 房屋开发公司, 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 岁月 (1992 – 2014) as an executive administrator at Pima Community College. At the college he served as Dean for 6 岁月, Vice President for 6 years and President for 10 years until his retirement from the state in 2014. 博士. 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. 在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. 博士. Bia 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.
Marta “Marti” brings many years of human resources executive management, organizational development, and business operations experience to her role of Human Resources Director for PPEP, 公司. 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 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.