Arizona Chapter

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 4 upcoming events for this chapter.

Tucson Great Strides
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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!

abbvie American Airlines
Gold National Corporate Champions

Thank you to our Gold National Corporate Champions!

CHOATE The Collective
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.

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. Stephen W. Ripple, Board Chair
Mike Bennett
Rick M Bjorgo, MC Companies
Robert D. Commisso, Intrepid Coatings
Patricia Dean, Juice Plus+ Whole Food Nutrition & Tower Gardens
Steve Glickstein, Arnold & Porter
Carole Griego, M.D., Board of Trustees - Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and pediatrician
Andrew Herrick, Grant Thornton, LLP
Shanna Larson-Paola, Creating Balance, Licensed marriage and family therapist
Gabe Paola, The Paola Agency-Famers Insurance

Mike Patten, Patten Construction and Development Management
Aaron Pettinato, Cave Creek Unified School District
Tiffany Pettinato
Amilyn Pierce, Arizona Diamondbacks
Mia Ratkiewicz, Phoenix Children's Hospital
Stephen Ripple, Banner Medical Group
Sophia N. Williams, Phoenix Children's Hospital
Kristina Robinson, Halite Solutions Group

Tucson Office Board

Chet Judd, Chair
Samantha Amato
Michael Ciaccio
Greg Coleman  
Dr. Cori Daines
Eric Freeman
Sierra Jaquay

Randee Lunden
Christopher McCain 
Doug McClure 
Lillian Mees
Allan Mendelsberg 
Dr. Wayne Morgan
Bobby Verenna


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
Development Manager

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

Meme Aguila
Senior Development Director

Jenael Ignat
Development Manager