Photo: Cancer Support Community Arizona meets in Flagstaff at the historic Colton House on the grounds of the Museum of Northern Arizona. Pictured left to right are Liz McGinlay, Sandi Perez, Cindy May and Heidi Hansen.

Cancer Support Community Arizona (CSCAZ) is excited to announce the newest board members representing the Northern Region.

“These powerhouse women are amazing, and we are so thrilled to have them on board at Cancer Support Community Arizona. Chair of the group, Cindy May of May Marketing Company and the new board members bring business expertise, fundraising experience, and deep community relationships”, stated Debbie DiCarlo, Cancer Support Community Arizona CEO.

Liz McGinlay serves as the Development Director of the Museum of Northern Arizona and an experienced nonprofit executive. A second-generation Flagstaffian, McGinlay ran track for Flagstaff High School and sang in a traveling choir while studying history at Northern Arizona University.

After graduating, she taught high school economics and history before transitioning into the nonprofit world. Prior to working for the Museum, she was at Goodwill Industries. McGinlay and her husband have three children. McGinlay still runs and sings, though not at the same time.

Heidi Hansen serves as the Economic Vitality Director for the City of Flagstaff. Hansen had been the director of the Flagstaff Convention and Visitors Bureau for two years and then served as the interim vitality director before becoming the permanent director. Her position is responsible for community investment, economic development, the Flagstaff Airport, and the Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Heidi has 25 plus years’ experience in sales and marketing having also worked as the Advertising Director at the Arizona Daily Sun for 11 ½ years and nine years at the Arizona Republic. She is a graduate of Northern Arizona University with a degree in Advertising. Heidi serves on several community boards and commissions and was Co-Chair for the 2014 United Way Campaign. Hansen and her husband have two children.

For information on the programs and services launching in Flagstaff, please contact Dr. Sandi Perez, Cancer Support Community Arizona V.P. of Northern Arizona at sperez@cscaz.org.