Friday, June 16, 2023 | 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Mesa Community College, Library Building Community Room LB145, 1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202 | Online through Zoom
During this hybrid event, participants will hear presentations on the top potential topics for 2025 (as identified by our Annual Topic Survey).
The event and presentations are open to the public and a great program for anyone interested in the hottest issues facing Arizona. After speaker presentations, participants will engage in panel discussions on the three topics presented, have the opportunity to introduce potential topics, and help select the 2025 topic.
Community Town Halls will also be held before the Statewide Town Hall on the chosen topic. These smaller sessions will tap into communities across the state in order to capture input from Arizona's many diverse perspectives. Reports from the Community Town Hall sessions will be compiled and included with the background materials to further enrich the discussions at the statewide Town Hall.
The topic chosen for 2024 is Civic Leadership and Democracy.
The topics for consideration and their presenters are:
Attend the Annual Meeting to vote on these topics! Click here to see previous Town Hall topics and their reports.
During the program will be the presentation of the 2023 Shirley Agnos Arizona Town Hall Legacy Award to award recipient Elizabeth McNamee.
Elizabeth McNamee is a consultant and life fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. She is especially skilled in consensus building among diverse groups. Elizabeth earned her bachelor’s degree from Trinity University and her master’s degree from the University of Texas, School of Public Health. Over her career, Elizabeth served in senior executive positions with public and private health organizations; and held volunteer leadership positions with a number of organizations including Mountain Park Health Center, the Community College of the Air Force, National Health Service Corp, the Economic Club of Phoenix, as well as Arizona Town Hall. Elizabeth continues to volunteer with Arizona Town Hall; with Mountain Park Health Center, as chair of the board development committee; and with the City of Phoenix, as a member of the Health Care Benefits Trust Board.