EVITEF, Inc. Board of Directors

Linda Somo, Board Chair
Retired, Community Representative

Dr. Larry Christiansen, Board Vice Chair
Former Mesa Community College President

Marty Whalen, Board Secretary/Treasurer
Community Representative

Giovanni Briseño
Senior Key Account Manager
Salt River Project (SRP)

Bill Okland
Okland Construction

Art Piccinati
Retired, Community Representative

Jason Pistillo
President & CEO
University of Advancing Technology (UAT)

John Rang
Leading Edge Auto Refinishes, Inc.

Joe Zavislak
Executive Vice President
Ricoh Office Solutions

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