Arizona Chapter

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Welcome Welcome to the Arizona Chapter

The Arizona Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation welcomes you! Volunteers are the key to our success and the lifeblood of our organization. We have many opportunities for you to get involved. Your participation in any way will help us achieve our mission - finding a cure for all people with CF. Take a moment to check out our upcoming events and learn more!

Events Get involved with our local events

There are 3 upcoming events for this chapter.

Valley of the Sun Great Strides
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Grand Canyon Summer Xtreme Hike
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Grand Canyon Fall Xtreme Hike
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Supporters We’d like to thank the people and businesses that support us
Platinum National Corporate Champions

Thank you to our Platinum National Corporate Champions!

American Airlines
Gold National Corporate Champions

Thank you to our Gold National Corporate Champions!

Learn more about our National Corporate Champions
Key Supporters

The Arizona Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation recognizes and thanks our supporters for their generosity and support in the fight against cystic fibrosis.

Intrepid Rocket MC
For information on how you can become a supporter, please call (602) 224-0068.
Care Centers
Find a CF Care Center Near You

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-accredited care centers provide expert care and specialized disease management to people living with cystic fibrosis.

Meet Our Local Team Arizona Chapter Board and Staff

Phoenix Office Board

Dr. Carole Griego, Pediatrician, National Board of Trustees - Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Board Chair
Dr. Stephen W. Ripple, Banner Medical Group, Immediate Past Chair
Mike Bennett, Retired Accountant, Fundraising Chair
Robert D. Commisso, Intrepid Coatings
Patricia Dean, Juice Plus+ Whole Food Nutrition & Tower Gardens, Outreach Chair
Steve Glickstein, Retired Lawyer, Advocacy Chair
Brad R. Jensen, RE/MAX Fine Properties


Shanna Larson-Paola, Creating Balance, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Lindsey Meisner, Owner of Refine This and Founder of Butta Cakes
Gabe Paola, The Paola Agency-Farmers Insurance
Tiffany Pettinato, Hairhouse 
Amilyn Pierce, Arizona Diamondbacks
Dr. Mia Ratkiewicz, Phoenix Children's Hospital, Director of the Pediatric CF Care Center

Tucson Office Board

Chet Judd, Real Property Managemet Rincon, Chair
Michael Ciaccio, Ciaccio Law
Greg Coleman, Owner Mayfield Florist 
Dr. Cori Daines, University Medical Center Tucson, Director of the Pediatrics CF Care Center
Eric Freeman, Beach Fleischman
Sierra Jaquay, Aeotek
Randee Lunden, Tucson Cystic Fibrosis Center

Christopher McCain, Self Employed
Doug McClure, GLI Strategies 
Allan Mendelsberg, Picor Commercial Real Estate
Katrina Stogner, Sierra Tucson, Outreach Chair 
Dr. Wayne Morgan, University Medical Center Tucson


Executive Director: Charles Colmark


Phoenix Office Staff
2777 E. Camelback Rd. Ste 330
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: 602-224-0068

Toni Bauman
Senior Development Director

Lori Nelson
Development Director

Jenael Ignat
Senior Development Manager

Tucson Office Staff
5215 N. Sabino Canyon Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85750
Phone: 520-690-4500

Meme Aguila
Senior Development Director

Jenael Ignat
Senior Development Manager