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2014 Leaders of the Year in Public Policy

LOTY-620The Arizona Capitol Times has announced its 2014 Leaders of the Year in Public Policy honorees.

They will be honored from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Phoenician, 6000 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale.

The winners are:

Arts & Humanities – Jeff Guldner, board chair, Herberger Theater

Business – Kimber Lanning, executive director, Local First Arizona

Economic Development – Juan Salgado, executive director, Phoenix Industrial Development Authority

Education – Eileen Sigmund, president & CEO, Arizona Charter Schools Association

Environment – Peter W. Culp, partner, Squire Patton Boggs

Government – Vince Perez, former deputy director of Arizona Department of Revenue

Healthcare – Emily Jenkins, CEO, Arizona Council of Human Service Providers

Legislative – Senate President Andy Biggs

Lifetime Achievement – William Franke, chairman of the board, Frontier Airlines

Open Government – Dan Barr, partner, Perkins Coie; David Bodney, litigator, Ballard Spahr LLP

Public Safety – Superior Court Judge James Conlogue, Cochise County

Technology – M.C. Baldwin, GIS/Rural addressing coordinator, Navajo Nation Addressing Authority

Transportation – Former Congressman Jim Kolbe

Unsung Hero – The late Sen. Chester Crandell

Up & Comer – Kory Langhofer, partner, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Volunteerism – Valley Leadership

Social Services – Valle del Sol’s Hispanic Leadership Institute

Water & Natural Resources – Pam Pickard, president, Central Arizona Water Conservation District (Central Arizona Project) Board of Directors

ANS Scholarship Recipient – Jordan Hibbs, psychology/political science major, Barrett, the Honors College, Arizona State University

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