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STAY Board

Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board - Rex A. Pope
Member of Christ Lutheran Church.
Executive Director of STAY.
Treasurer of Arizona School Tuition Organizations Association.
Shareholder - Shippen, Pope & Associates, PLLC, Certified Public Accountants

Vice Chairman - Dr. Alfred Maese
Pastor of Bible Baptist Church.
Former Board Member of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College.
Former Member of the Yuma Civic Orchestra.
Former Chairman of Arizona Baptist Bible Fellowship International.

Treasurer - Jeffrey B. Polston
Member of Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church.
Shareholder- Misenhimer, Aivazian & Tennant P.C., Certified Public Accountants

Secretary - Janis Dea
Member of Faith Baptist Church.
Sunday School Teacher for 30+ years.

Director - Rev. Mark Johnson
Associate Pastor of Christ Lutheran Church.
Circuit Counselor, Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod, Pacific Southwest District, Circuit 25.

Chairman Emeritus - Lloyd Sunderman
Member of Christ Lutheran Church.
Former Chairman of the Board of Yuma County Chamber of Commerce.

Director - Yira Hoffman
Owner of Hoffman's Wedding & Event Center.
Former Board Member & Exec. Director of Yuma Southwest Contractors Association
Former Board Member of Yuma Union High School District
Former Secretary of Boy Scout Pack 68.
Former Treasurer of American Heritage Girls.

Director - Sarah Miller
Registered Nurse.
Member of The Vertical Church.

Director - Jake Perkins
Member of Stoneridge Church.
Member of Stoneridge Church Worship Ministry.

Director - Quintan Williamson
Certified Public Accountant.
Shareholder of CPA Financial Advantage, PC.