Meet the elected officials and candidates supported by Arizona List!
Naketa is a fierce advocate and protector for those who have been underrepresented. Her approach to policy is rooted in the shared values of her community: education, health & wellbeing, jobs & economic opportunity, environment & sustainable future, civic engagement & leadership, fair and just equitable systems.
Fern Ward has been a Laveen resident since 1982 and is committed to making her community the best it can be. She currently serves on the Laveen Elementary School Governing Board, Laveen Fire Board, Maricopa County Board of Adjustment, Urban Farming Education Board, South Phoenix Laveen Chamber, Laveen Baseball League and several ad-hoc organizations and committees.
Cheryl Mango-Paget has been leading educational initiatives since 1989 and is running for the Coconino County Superintendent of Schools. For the past twelve years, Cheryl has worked for the Coconino County Education Service Agency as a Professional Development Coordinator and Associate Superintendent.
Alexandra Arboleda was elected in 2016 to serve on the Central Arizona Water Conservation District Board of Directors representing Maricopa County. She was chosen by her fellow board members to serve on the Executive Committee as Secretary of the Board and as Chairperson of the Central Arizona Groundwater Replenishment District and Underground Storage Committee.
Consuelo Hernandez is on a mission to make things better for the people of Tucson and Pima County. After graduating with a degree in Global Health, Consuelo dedicated her career to mentoring at-risk youth and has spent the last decade fighting for education equity in Tucson and Pima County.
Kat Stratford is a single mom to a brilliant daughter and an extraordinary trans son. A twenty year resident of Tucson, Kat is an outspoken advocate for victims of violent crime, and has spent the last two years focused on policies that would help survivors of sexual and domestic violence.
Representative Jennifer Pawlik is a native Arizonan with a background in education. She was an elementary school teacher for seventeen years, and now she teaches part-time in the teacher preparation program for Northern Arizona University at the Chandler-Gilbert Community College.
Stacey was born in the birthplace of democracy, Athens, Greece to a U.S. Military father and Greek mother. Coming from a family with a history of military service, she knew she wanted to serve her country and did so proudly as an electronic warfare Russian intelligence interceptor/analyst in the U.S. Army.