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Dr. David Gullen to hand over Flinn Foundation board chair after more than two decades of service

Dr. Eric Reiman, nationally recognized Alzheimer’s researcher, selected as new chair Dr. David Gullen, the longest-serving member of the Flinn Foundation board of directors, is stepping down as chair after 21 years of leading the philanthropic grantmaking organization. He will remain a board member through March 2024 before retiring. Gullen, a physician who practiced internal […]

Civic Leadership

Flinn-Brown Fellow John Garcia III brings expertise to federal agency

Fellows Spotlight John Garcia III(Washington, D.C., 2012)Senior AdvisorUnited States Department of Education Twitter | LinkedIn 1. Can you please describe your work and how public policy impacts how you manage your organization? I’m currently a senior advisor in the Office of Policy, Evaluation and Planning at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C. In my office, […]

Flinn Scholars

Kris Mayes praises Flinn Scholarship’s impact on road from Prescott to Attorney General

By Brian PowellFlinn Foundation Kris Mayes had two main loves as a kid growing up in Prescott, Arizona. One was writing and journalism. The other, politics and government. Mayes has been remarkably successful in pursuing both her interests, serving as a reporter for the largest newspaper in the state, a governor’s press secretary, and holding […]

Flinn Scholars

Life Hack Day brings together Flinn Scholars to talk about future paths

One of the highlights of the year for the Flinn Scholars is the annual Life Hack Day, which gathers current Scholars and alumni for a day of career development, mentoring, networking, and community. The Feb. 4 afternoon event at the Phoenix Art Museum attracted some 60 Flinn Scholars attending Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, […]