Meet Our Staff

Will Humble, MPH – AzPHA Executive Director

Will Humble is the Executive Director for the Arizona Public Health Association. His 35 years in public health included more than 2 decades at the Arizona Department of Health Services, where he served in various capacities including as the Agency Director from 2009 to 2015. After leaving the ADHS in March of 2015, served as a health policy director at the University of Arizona from 2015 to 2017. He became Executive Director of the Arizona Public Health Association in 2017 and continues his academic affiliation as Adjunct Faculty with The University of Arizona’s Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.

He received a Master’s in Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley in 1991 and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from The University of Arizona in 2015 for his career commitment to engaging partnerships between academic and executive public health. He previously received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Northern Arizona University (1982), and a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Arizona State University (1985).

Will is a big believer in using evidence-based health policy as a means to improve health outcomes and in leading and managing with emotional intelligence.

Stay connected with Will!  @willhumble_az

Meet Our Board of Directors

Lilliana Cardenas, President

Sean Clendaniel, Treasurer

Sean Clendaniel, President Elect

Lauriane Hanson, Vice President

Michelle Horne, Treasurer

Andrew Rowe, Secretary

Rebecca Nevedale, Affiliate Representative on the Governing APHA Council

Rebecca Nevedale, Affiliate Representative on the Governing APHA Council

Kara Geren, MD, Director at Large

Erica Smith, Director at Large

Holly Ward, Director of Marketing and Public Relations

Satya Sarma, MD, Public Representative

Board of Directors and Staff