Governor Katie Hobbs Appoints Liz Archuleta and Jadyn Fisher to Arizona Board of Regents

Phoenix, AZ ~ Phoenix, AZ - In a move to increase transparency and accountability within the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) and the state university system, Governor Katie Hobbs has announced the appointments of Liz Archuleta and Jadyn Fisher as new members of ABOR.

Governor Hobbs expressed her confidence in the new appointments, stating that both Archuleta and Fisher share her mission of strengthening higher education for all Arizonans. She believes that their expertise and perspectives will be valuable assets to the board in fulfilling their responsibilities of governance and fiscal management.

Liz Archuleta, a fourth-generation Northern Arizona native, brings a wealth of experience in governance, management, and budgetary matters to ABOR. With 25 years of public service at both local and national levels, she has earned a reputation as a fiscally conservative public servant who is passionate about education and community building. As president and CEO of the United Way of Northern Arizona, Archuleta is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, youth, and families in Arizona.

In her statement following her appointment, Archuleta expressed her honor at being chosen by Governor Hobbs to represent northern Arizona on ABOR. She highlighted her family's pioneering history in Flagstaff as well as her extensive experience in board governance as assets that she will bring to the table. She also emphasized her commitment to education and community building.

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Jadyn Fisher, currently a student at Northern Arizona University pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, has been appointed as Student Regent. With previous leadership roles in various student organizations at both high school and university levels, Fisher is no stranger to advocating for students' voices. She expressed her excitement at being able to represent students from across the state on ABOR.

Fisher replaces Student Regent Katelyn Rees who has concluded her two-year term on the board. She will work alongside other board members to improve accountability and transparency within the university system.

Governor Hobbs also thanked outgoing members Lyndel Manson and Katelyn Rees for their service on ABOR. Archuleta will replace Manson, whose term has expired.

The appointments of Archuleta and Fisher are part of Governor Hobbs' efforts to ensure that ABOR and its members fulfill their responsibilities in governing and managing the state's universities. With a clear understanding of the power of education, she believes that an educated workforce is crucial for Arizona's economic growth.

Archuleta and Fisher's appointments have been met with positive reactions from the community, with many expressing confidence in their abilities to bring positive change to ABOR. As they join the board, all eyes will be on them as they work towards improving higher education in Arizona.

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