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Helen Purcell, Maricopa County recorder (access required)

Helen Purcell, Maricopa County’s recorder and election director, shows no signs of slowing down – even in an off-election year. Managing her time is Purcell’s biggest challenge, as she oversees recording 1 million documents annually and modernizing the state’s largest ...

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F. Ann Rodriguez, Pima County recorder (access required)

Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez, the first Hispanic woman to be elected to countywide office in Arizona, is credited with automating and modernizing her department. She serves on many boards, such as Kids Voting, El Centro Cultural de las ...

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Rep. Jackie Thrasher, Democrat, District 10 (access required)

Rep. Jackie Thrasher, the band/orchestra leader for Washington Elementary School District since 1980, is upbeat about her new job representing District 10 in the West Valley. Thrasher, a Democrat, says her biggest surprise is how much she enjoys being in ...

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